ILO in Sri Lanka

  • The International Labour Organization (ILO) Commemorates a Century of Advancing Social Justice and Decent Work

    In Sri Lanka, themes of future of work and the best of young Sri Lankan talent took centre stage as the ILO marked its 100th year with a colourful centenary event in Colombo. The centenary celebrations were graced by His Excellency, Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka.

  • “The Future of Work in Sri Lanka” report launch

    Shaping technology transitions for a brighter future

  • Businesses for people and planet

    Around the world, demand is growing for businesses that are motivated not only by profit but also by the needs of people and wider society. The ILO’s Decent Work Agenda promotes these types of ‘sustainable enterprises’ so that they benefit everyone, without harming the environment.

  • Our story, your story

    To mark the ILO’s Centenary year, we are excited to be launching a new multimedia, interactive website on 9 January that will take you through the past, present and future of the ILO in a way you’ve never experienced before. The Organization’s work over the decades has affected all of our daily lives – from the working week, to occupational safety and health at work to social protection, and more - so it will be both our story and your story. Join us here on 9 January as we celebrate 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.

  • Towards the ILO Centenary

    The countdown has begun to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labour Organization. With multiple events and commemorations planned, 2019 will be a year of global celebrations to mark the ILO’s vision of universal peace based on social justice.

  • ILO facilitated National Dialogue on the Future of Work in the Tea Sector in Sri Lanka

    ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives facilitated a National Dialogue on the Future of Work in the Tea Sector in Sri Lanka on the 14th June 2018.

  • Sri Lanka’s New Decent Work Agenda

    Sri Lanka’s fourth Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) was launched on May 16, following signature of a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations; the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) and workers’ organisations; and the International Labour Organization Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives