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. 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.

  2. Our impact, Their voices

    Serving up success for disabled job seekers in Bangladesh

    01 August 2018

    For people with disabilities in Bangladesh, finding a job can be a huge challenge. Yet attitudes are changing, as the private sector increasingly sees the benefits of hiring disabled workers.

  3. Decent Work

    Ministry of Labour, employers and trade unions set Decent Work priority action areas for Bangladesh until 2020

    31 July 2018

  4. Social Dialogue and Tripartism

    Department of Labour officials gain skills in investigating Unfair Labour Practices

    26 July 2018

    A group of 30 officials from the Bangladesh Department of Labour have been trained on principles and techniques of investigation of unfair labour practices. The training will contribute to efforts to protect workers against anti-union discrimination and unfair labour practices by building capacity to implement the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) adopted for this purpose in 2017 by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

  5. Press release

    Tuomo Poutiainen becomes Country Director of International Labour Organization (ILO) in Bangladesh

    04 June 2018

  6. News

    EU-ILO ‘Skills 21’ initiative to boost capacity of Bangladesh skills system

    29 May 2018

    The ‘Skills 21 – Empowering citizens for inclusive and sustainable growth’ project which is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) is formally launched at a ceremony held in Dhaka on 28 May 2018

  7. Remediation

    A journey towards workplace safety in the garment sector of Bangladesh

    17 May 2018

  8. Tripartism and social dialogue in Bangladesh

    Building better industrial relations through conciliation

    16 May 2018

  9. Press release

    Apparel Companies Receive Award on National Occupational Safety and Health Day

    28 April 2018

  10. News

    Workers Resource Centre launched for Bangladesh garment sector

    11 April 2018

    A Workers Resource Centre (WRC) has been launched to build the capacity of trade unions in the ready-made garment (RMG) sector of Bangladesh.