21 May 2009
The Alliance aims to create awareness raising and advocacy on child labour, capacity building of its partners for improved business, and to demonstrate sustainable replicable models for hazardous free working conditions for employers and workers.
02 May 2009
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to mark its 90th anniversary with a series of events and activities held around the world by governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations representing its 182 member States. The overall theme for the national events organized under the 90th Anniversary will be “Social Dialogue on Decent Work for a Fair Globalization”.
12 April 2009
The first course using an internationally-established entrepreneurship training programme for women has been carried out by experts from the ILO in Rangamati, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).
08 April 2009
On 9 April, in Dhaka, a stakeholders’ consultation on green jobs assessment studies was organized jointly by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the ILO.
01 April 2009
The first fellowship batch under the Technical and Vocational Education Training project comprising of senior government and employers'organization visited Malaysia and Australia. The objective was to provide them first hand knowledge on the configuration and operation of TVET policies and systems abroad and to benefit in terms of the national context.
04 December 2008
On 4 December 2008, in Dhaka, the ILO-IPEC Urban Informal Economy project signed a three-year agreement with the Dhaka City Cooperation to develop partnership for the implementation of child labour programmes on non-formal education, skill development training, and social and economic empowerment of child labour families.
07 June 2004
The first nationwide look at the worst forms of child labour in Bangladesh finds that chldren are working long hours, suffer from bad health, receive minimal pay and overall have bleak futures.