Videos and Photos


  1. Youth employment in ASEAN

    Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: ASEAN Regional Dialogue on Young People’s Skills, Employability and Transition to Decent Work

    14 February 2024

    The “Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: ASEAN Regional Dialogue on Young People’s Skills, Employability and Transition to Decent Work” was co-organized by the ASEAN Secretariat, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and UNICEF in collaboration with the UNDP, UNESCO, and UN Women, through the endorsement of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY) on 17-18 October 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

  2. Social security

    Training of trainers on social protection in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    07 February 2024

    A refresher training of trainers (TOT) on social protection was organized by ILO and Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in December 2023 in Vang Vieng, Lao People's Democratic Republic. The TOT applied practical and fun activities to encourage participants not only to learn from the trainers and from one another, but also to delve into their own experiences and analyse them.

  3. Work based learning

    Shifting gears – Sri Lanka’s women crane operators

    25 January 2024

    Upeksha, Nimasha, Ruchini, and Nethmi are among the handful of women transfer crane operators in Sri Lanka's Colombo port. They are participants of ILO supported work-based training programme that's empowering women break stereotypes and take up careers in the largely male dominated maritime industry.

  4. Entrepreneurship

    5 booming industries for entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka

    19 January 2024

    Capitalising on the right opportunity and the right time is key to succeeding as an entrepreneur. For youth looking to run their own business, here's a quick snapshot of 5 industries in Sri Lanka that have immense growth potential.

  5. Entrepreneurship

    Your burning questions on entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka answered by experts

    19 January 2024

    Being an aspiring youth entrepreneur can be daunting! Randhula de Silva - Founder and CEO of GoodLife X, and Dr Nirmal De Silva - Entrepreneur, Strategy Consultant and Associate Professor in Business, break down the A, B, Cs of starting your own business, and succeeding as a youth entrepreneur in Sri Lanka.


  1. Skills for migrant workers

    Unlocking new horizons – Enhancing skills of Sri Lankan migrant workers

    18 December 2023

    For many Sri Lankan returnee and aspirant migrant workers acquiring new skills create new possibilities for stable, and better paying decent work opportunities. ILO supported training programme focused on the care sector is opening a world of opportunities for secure employment and safe migration pathways.

  2. Small enterprises

    Promoting sustainable enterprises in India

    29 November 2023

    This video provides an overview of Promoting Sustainable Enterprises in India (PSEI) objective, key intervention strategies, and a few results. It captures the voice of key partners and stakeholders in PSEI project from Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

  3. Social security

    Social security from a Lao farmers’ perspective – Part 2

    29 November 2023

    “With a minimum contribution to Social Security, I can secure my family members”. Airnaud, a coffee farmer from Dong Village, Laongam District in Lao PDR explains why he decided to register in the National Social Security Fund. He finds the minimum monthly contribution of 108,000 kip as being comparable to his daily expenses.

  4. Social protection

    Actuarial work has a direct impact on the public

    27 November 2023

    Reflecting on the tangible effects of actuarial analysis on the public, Shuhada Baharin, Head of Actuarial, Statistics, and Resource Centre in Malaysia, shares insights into the impacts of actuarial work on individuals.

  5. Social protection

    Actuarial work is important!

    27 November 2023

    Shuhada Baharin, Head of Actuarial, Statistics and Resource Centre, Malaysia, reflects on the ILO's actuarial training.