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. News

    First Industrial Safety Forum takes place in Dhaka

    16 May 2022

  2. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    Investment in OSH systems and in social dialogue should go hand in hand

    28 April 2022

    ILO Bangladesh Country Director, Tuomo Poutiainen's message was published in several national newspapers on World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022.

  3. Bangladesh

    European Parliament discusses implementation by Bangladesh of labour reforms

    20 April 2022

    In an address to the Committee on International Trade of the European Parliament, the ILO welcomed the progress made regarding the implementation of a labour rights roadmap and national action plan, and encouraged the government of Bangladesh to move forward with the reforms.

  4. Teachers' training

    First-ever Level 5 Competency-Based Training and Assessment training for Master Trainers

    11 April 2022

    Improving the pedagogical and technical skills of TVET teachers is a key priority to achieve the professionalisation of TVET teachers or trainers.

  5. 344th session of the ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body agrees Myanmar Commission of Inquiry

    25 March 2022

    Decisions on Venezuela and Bangladesh were also taken at the 344th meeting of the International Labour Organization’s Governing Body.

  6. Child Labour

    Bangladesh ratifies the Minimum Age Convention

    22 March 2022

    Bangladesh has now ratified all ILO Fundamental instruments.

  7. News

    Bangladesh ratifies fundamental ILO Convention on child labour

    22 March 2022

    Ratification of ILO’s Minimum Age Convention recognised as a milestone towards advancing decent work and social justice in Bangladesh. Minimum age of entry into all work set at 14 years of age.

  8. Case story

    Awareness campaign helps RMG workers’ communities fight against COVID-19

    21 March 2022

    Parvin Akhter introduced mask wearing and hand washing practice in her family (comprising four children and her husband) and encouraged her neighbours to do the same to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading in Munshi Bari, a small community mostly populated by garment workers in Gazipur near Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.

  9. Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia

    What moves the needle on gender equality in the garment sector?

    21 March 2022

    Dialogue, men’s involvement, good legislation and time. A new report from ILO identifies these and other ingredients of successful actions to eliminate gender inequality in Asia’s garment sector.

  10. News

    ILO and apparel leaders join hands to strengthen Safety Committees

    17 February 2022

    The ILO has signed new agreements with two leading apparel associations in Bangladesh to continue its ongoing work on improving working conditions in the country