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The ILO Centenary

  1. Universal and lasting peace: The ILO Centenary

    A century ago, the founders of the ILO recognized the importance of social justice in securing peace, against a background of worker exploitation in the industrializing nations of that time.


  1. © ILO 2019

    ILO Open Day

    A window on the ILO’s World of Work

    17 October 2019

    From exhibitions, to films to interactive games, the ILO Open Day was a window on the wide-ranging work of the organization.

  2. ILO 100

    Timor-Leste launches its first National Child Labour Survey Report and Mini Labour Force Survey Report 2016

    07 October 2019

    The Government of Timor-Leste has taken an important step in its effort to eradicate child labour in all its forms, particularly the worst forms of child labour .

  3. Media advisory

    ILO to hold first HQ Open Day

    02 October 2019


  1. Tools and Guidelines for Watershed Management in the South-Western Region of Sri Lanka for Increased Climate Resilience

    02 October 2019

    This manual presents tools and guidelines for watershed management, specifically formulated for the local context. It was created to aid local government officers and other land user groups to incorporate better land use management practices in development activities and work with communities.

  2. Business Continuity Plan: Disaster Mitigation and Building Resilience - Basic Guidelines for Preparation of Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for MSMEs

    02 August 2019

    This guidelines publication was created to help Sri Lanka micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to have a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in the event disasters strike. The plan will help to minimize the effect such disasters have on business operations and priortize business functions to ensure a smooth transition till the situation normalizes.