Public information

Welcome to the public information section, covering the ILO activities in Bangladesh. This page acts as a gateway to English and Bengali language information materials ranging from project publications to press releases, newsletters and brochures, speeches and photo gallery. You can also find contact details for the ILO’s communications staff based at the ILO-Dhaka office, also the project focal person, and the library services provide details of its publications.

For more information please contact the ILO Country Office for Dhaka office at
Tel: + 880 2 55045009, Fax: + 880 2 55045010 or Email
  1. International Women's Day 2019

    Women receive UN recognition for innovative approach towards gender equality

    14 March 2019

    To mark International Women’s Day 2019, the UN honored three Bangladeshi women who defied tradition, challenged gender stereotypes and social barriers put in front of them because they are women, and became a successful community activist, an entrepreneur and an employee in a non-traditional sector, empowering many others on the way.

  2. Our impact, Their voices

    Green jobs: a sustainable path out of poverty for Bangladesh

    05 February 2019

    Despite economic growth, the pace of poverty reduction has slowed and the country still ranks 173 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index. According to the ILO’s research, millions of jobs could be created with the right policies to promote a greener economy.

  3. Tripartism and social dialogue in Bangladesh

    Taking social dialogue to the next level

    12 December 2018

  4. Tripartism and social dialogue in Bangladesh

    Navigating successful trade unions

    12 December 2018

  5. News

    Tripartite cooperation and commitment can promote decent work in the tea plantation sector in Bangladesh

    04 November 2018

    Indigenous and tribal women face discrimination and inequality based on both gender and ethnicity; discrimination against them occurs within and beyond their own communities. In the tea plantation sector, 64 % of the workers are women. The ILO-SIDA partnership project is a timely response to an explicit request from the tripartite national constituents, and builds on work already being done in Bangladesh.

  6. Partnering for success

    Better Work Forum emphasizes shared responsibility for a competitive Bangladesh garment industry

    23 October 2018

  7. Employment for persons with disabilities

    Jobs fair creates opportunities of employment for the persons with disabilities and companies get appreciation

    20 October 2018

  8. News

    ILO and UNICEF Joint Statement on International Day of the Girl

    11 October 2018

    On this International Day of Girl, ILO and UNICEF call on the government, development partners, civil society organisations and the private sector to accelerate efforts to empower girls, improve accessibility and prepare them with 21st century skills and provide them the space to pursue their careers needed for life long success.

  9. News

    Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) works on integration of market driven skills systems

    29 September 2018

    B-SEP Project which is funded by Canada Government and implemented by ILO in collaboration of Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) works on integration of market driven skills systems.

  10. Our impact, Their voices

    Enhancing access to new skills for vulnerable workers in Bangladesh

    09 August 2018

    ILO’s Canadian funded Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project facilitates workplace inclusion by making training accessible to disadvantaged groups such as poor women, persons with disabilities, indigenous youth.