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News and Press releases

  1. Two years of extensive consultations ends of the National Labour Migration Policy

    19 July 2019

    The final workshop in the process of updating the NLMP took place on 18th July 2019 at the Movenpick Hotel with the inter- ministerial consultation workshop on the National Action Plan (NAP).

  2. Learning to learn for life and work

    15 July 2019

    On 15 July 2019, the International Labour Organization (ILO) joins the global celebration of World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) that raises awareness of the importance of youth skills development.

  3. EQUIP launches campaign to eradicate forced labour and human trafficking.

    14 July 2019

    EQUIP Project of the ILO launched the ‘Hari Paren Yamu’ (Let’s take the right path) campaign that create awareness on the importance of safe labour migration, forced labour and human trafficking.

  4. New safety and health issues emerge as the world of work changes

    27 June 2019

    The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, together with the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Department of Labour, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) and trade unions will hold an event on Occupational Safety and Health at work on the 27th of June in Colombo.

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