29 June 2020
Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.
Water resource management
Mainstreaming disaster resilience: Identifying opportunities in national policies and legal framework in relation to rural development
31 January 2020
This publication ‘Mainstreaming Disaster Resilience: Identifying Opportunities in National Policies and Legal Framework in relation to Rural Development’ is an important result of the collaboration between the ILO and the Government of Sri Lanka. The desk review of policies combined with a literature review, and solicitation of recommendations from key stakeholders and experts has resulted in the articulation of a range of options for future policy development in watershed and water resource management in land-use and development planning.
16 December 2019
06 November 2019
29 October 2019
This book is the first comprehensive account of the International Labour Organization’s 100-year history.
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.
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.
Provisional Record No. 6C
22 July 2019
Provisional Record No. 6A
Reports of the Committee of the Whole: Declaration and resolution submitted for adoption by the Conference
21 June 2019
18 June 2019
Beyond stating that the International Labour Organization has, since 1919, had a unique tripartite structure, with the participation of governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations, not much has been written about how tripartism actually works. The book gives examples of the dynamics at work between the three groups of the ILO and explains how, over time, the force that has driven its agenda has been the Workers’Group.