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News and Press releases

  1. ILO-led National Cooperative Policy of Sri Lanka

    17 September 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomes cabinet approval received for the National Policy on Cooperatives.

  2. ILO and UNFCCC conducts Asia-Pacific region workshop on climate change responses and transition to decent work

    11 September 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) along with the UN Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC) organized an Asia-Pacific region workshop to discuss maximizing the positive and minimizing the negative impacts of implementing climate change response measures.

  3. Strengthening partnerships for combatting Human Trafficking in Sri Lanka

    31 July 2019

    The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives commemorate the World Day against human trafficking on 30th of July 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

  4. National Mediation Day

    26 July 2019

    On the 25th of July, the International Labour Organization together with the Mediation Boards Commission, Ministry of Justice and Prison Reforms in partnership with The Asia Foundation celebrated National Mediation Day.

Speeches

  1. Supporting local communities through training on disaster resilience and business continuity planning for MSMEs

    11 December 2018

    Speech by Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives at the training workshop for Kalutara Government Officers on the Business Continuity Management for Increased Flood Resilience

  2. Women: the bedrock of peace and sustainable development

    05 December 2018

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  3. National Multi-sector Policy Forum on Labour Migration

    02 October 2018

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  4. National Tripartite Workshop on Development of National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Programme of Sri Lanka

    25 September 2018

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives