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.
Strengthening grievance and complaint handling mechanisms to address migrant worker grievances in Sri Lanka
19 May 2014
A review of grievance handling mechanisms for migrant workers in Sri Lanka and in countries of destination.
Operational Manual for Labour Sections of Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions in Destination Countries
18 May 2014
This Manual concentrates on services that are provided by Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions pertaining to the process of labour migration and the associated concerns of migrant workers.
Recruitment practices of employment agencies recruiting migrant workers
18 May 2014
A review aimed at improving recruitment regulations and drafting recruitment guidelines.
Reintegration with home community: Perspectives of returnee migrant workers in Sri Lanka
17 May 2014
The research study on returnee migrant workers undertaken by the Social Policy Analysis and Research Centre of the University of Colombo was conducted during January-September 2012
Safe labour migration information guide
16 May 2014
This booklet forms an information resource not only for government officers at District, Divisional and village level but also for all stakeholders working towards the empowerment and protection of migrant workers of Sri Lanka.
The ILO in Sri Lanka
07 May 2014
This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Sri Lanka. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.
Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific Background Brief No.4 - September 2013
31 January 2014
This background brief provides a summary of the latest news, activities and events from the ILO Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific up to September 2013.
ILO Colombo E-Newsletter - 4th issue
31 December 2013
Welcome to the fourth issue of ILO Colombo’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find stories from our projects, updates on events and other information.
Employment challenges in the Maldives
09 December 2013
This study is a component of the ILO's project to provide technical assistance to on-going efforts by the Government of Maldives to formulate an employment policy and strategy.
Code of Ethical Conduct for Licensed Foreign Employment Agencies/ Licensees
30 November 2013
This Code of Ethical Conduct (CoEC) was prepared by a Sub-Committee appointed by the Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare (MFEPW) with a view to regulate the industry.
To work or not to work? Factors holding women back from market work in Sri Lanka
15 October 2013
This study looks at the extent to which differences in individual and household characteristics are associated with whether women in Sri Lanka work for pay or not.
ILO Publications. Catalogue Autumn 2013 - Update of English titles
01 September 2013
ILO Colombo E-Newsletter - 3rd issue
15 July 2013
Welcome to the third issue of ILO Colombo’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find stories from our projects, updates on events and other information.
Women's participation in Sri Lanka's labour force: Trends, drivers and constraints
01 March 2013
This study is motivated by the recognition that increasing women's access to employment is necessary to increase human capital and capabilities within households.
ILO Colombo E-Newsletter - 2nd issue
30 November 2012
Welcome to the second issue of ILO Colombo’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find stories from our projects, updates on events and other information.
Manual for training trainers of enterprises
29 October 2012
This training manual is aimed at enterprises to implement HIV prevention programmes for their employees and their family members. This tool, of assistance to trainers to conduct programmes to educate their co- workers and also to train peer educators, provides guidelines on developing Workplace HIV/AIDS policies and programmes and will also help the management and workers to develop a supportive environment conducive to behaviour change and protection from HIV.
Maldives TVET Assessment
01 October 2012
This study aimed to assess the current TVET system in the Maldives according to the framework and indicators developed by the IWG and make some policy recommendations based on the assessment
Green Jobs Background Brief No. 3 - August 2012
29 August 2012
The background brief provides a summary of the latest news and events from Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific
ILO Colombo E-Newsletter
13 June 2012
Welcome to the first issue of ILO Colombo’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find stories from our projects, updates on events and other information.
Youth voices from Asia and the Pacific
18 May 2012
Between December 2011 and May 2012, the ILO consulted young people from around the globe to gather their inputs to an International Youth Forum in Geneva, ahead of the 101st International Labour Conference for which a key focus is youth employment. As part of this global process, 13 national youth employment consultation events took place in Asia and the Pacific. This report summarises the key messages brought by young people and policy-makers.