The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Sri Lanka. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Office in Sri Lanka.
03 August 2009
The Road Map captures the priority activities to be embarked on and the twenty Project Plans or Outlines have been derived from the National Plan of Action for Decent Work and designed round the key enabling initiatives contained in the National Plan of Action for Decent Work in Sri Lanka. Project outlines elaborated in this document are inter-related as the thread that links them all are Employment Creation (opportunity to work), Rights at Work, Social Dialogue and Social Protection, the four basic dimensions of Decent Work
30 April 2009
The ILO International Migration Branch, Geneva, and the ILO Office for Sri Lanka, Colombo, provided technical support to the tripartite plus consultative process for the formulation of the National Labour Migration Policy for Sri Lanka. The Policy was officially launched by the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare on 24 February 2009, and approved by the Sri Lanka Cabinet on 30 April 2009.
24 April 2009
As a part of the ILO’s 90th anniversary celebrations, on 24 April 2009, the ILO was instrumental in developing and launching, through tripartite consultations, a National Framework on Social Dialogue, for employers and employees.
01 April 2009
This publication highlights a number of outstanding landmarks in the history of the ILO and its relationship with Sri Lanka.
15 October 2008
A discussion paper on informal employment situation and wages in Sri Lanka.
01 October 2008
This brochure outlines the concepts of integrated rural accessibility planning, its strategy for implementation with particular reference to Sri Lanka.
01 October 2008
The policy articulates the State’s commitment to ensuring a labour migration process that adheres to principles of good governance and rights and responsibilities enshrined in international instruments to advance opportunities for all men and women to engage in migration for decent and productive employment in conditions of freedom, dignity, security and equity.
01 April 2008
This document outlines the Decent Work Country Programme for Sri lanka for the period 2008-2012.
01 March 2008
Highlights the Overseas Workers Welfare Fund (OWWF) with special focus on social insurance schemes that are a permanent feature of the migration process in Sri Lanka.
01 September 2006
Contains strategic assessments and policy recommendations. It was produced under the purview of the Youth Employment Network (YEN) established by the Government of Sri Lanka involving senior policy-makers from government agencies and institutions, the private sector and the civil society.
31 August 2006
Identifies the existing weaknesses in the focus areas of Decent Work and sets out policies designed to overcome them, while the National Plan of Action converts policy into action. Together these two documents set out the direction that Sri Lanka needs to take in implementing economic and social development. It is also the point of convergence for other policies on several aspects of decent work, and thus creates a blueprint for action in creating employment, and in ensuring the quality of work and workers’ lives.
Reaching behind closed doors: A survey of legal and policy responses to child domestic labour in South Asia together with recommendations for reform
05 April 2006
This paper frames the international standard of protection in the context of child domestic labour and reviews by comparison the extent of legal and policy measures relating to this sector across South Asia.
Needs Asessment Survey for Income Recovery (NASIR) - III: a survey carried out in tsunami-affected areas in Sri Lanka during October 2005
01 April 2006
A survey carried out in Tsunami-affected areas in Sri Lanka during October 2005.
06 May 2005
The study introduces concepts of social dialogue at the workplace, enumerates enabling condidions for social dialogue to work effectively and demonstrates positive features of social dialogue with empirical studies.
01 April 2005
The ISSUES is published three times a year by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific covering the work of the ILO in Asia-Pacific region. For this issue, it focuses on tsunami reconstruction in Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India.
08 September 2004
This publication is in line with ILO mandate in support of migrant workers. The studies covering five countries in South Asia - Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were undertaken from August to November 2003. It presents an overview of out-migration from South Asia and is intended to be utilized as background material for the General Discussion on Migrant Workers at June 2004 Session of the International Labour Conference.
25 May 2004
Sri Lanka: Good practices to prevent women migrant workers from going into exploitative forms of labour
01 December 2002
Focuses on the situation of the women migrant workers in their families, workplaces, communities and societies in sending and receiving countries and also on the initiatives, policies and programmes, “good” and “bad” practices implemented by government, private recruitment and employment agencies and a wide range of social actors to assist and protect women migrants against exploitation and abuse and to prevent them from being trafficked.
18 October 1999
A report on child labour activity in Sri Lanka in 1999 based on the Household Based Survey Module on Child Labour.
09 October 1996
Summary of findings of a child labour survey conducted in Pakistan by the Federal Bureau of Statistics, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Manpower and Overseas Pakistanis and the ILO in 1996.