Videos and Photos


  1. 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.

  6. Social protection

    Great timing

    27 November 2023

    Dessy Minarni Bonita, Policy Analyst for Social Insurance and Pension, at the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, shares how the ILO's workshop provides a platform for exchanging strategies and deepening actuarial analysis in time for Indonesia's civil servant's pension and national pension reforms.

  7. Social protection

    Actuarial skills at the forefront!

    27 November 2023

    Actuarial evidence is key for policy recommendations. Daravanh Manivong, Head of Health Insurance Management Division, National Health Insurance Bureau, Ministry of Health of Lao PDR, addressed the vital role of solid actuarial evidence for social security decisions.

  8. Social security

    Social security from a Lao farmers’ perspective – Part 1

    24 November 2023

    Kongpeang Phengvilay, a coffee farmer from Dong Village, Laongam district in Lao PDR registered in the National Social Security Fund after district authorities came to her village to explain the benefits of membership. She does not want to become a burden on her children when she grows old.

  9. Social security

    International Coffee Day in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

    24 November 2023

    International Coffee Day was celebrated in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic under the theme “Promoting the right to a safe and healthy working environment in the coffee supply chains”. Held in Vientiane on 29 September – 1 October 2023 and Luang Prabang on 27 – 29 October 2023, the festival brought together Lao coffee enthusiasts, sellers, suppliers and producers. It raised awareness of safe work in the supply chain through many activities, games and panel discussions.