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 9112836, Fax: +880 2 8114211 or Email

Press releases

  1. Workplace cooperation in the RMG sector is vital to boost productivity

    18 December 2014

    Speakers at a consultation meeting titled “Workplace Cooperation in the Ready Made Garment (RMG) Sector” with the senior management of RMG enterprises stressed on the importance of workplace cooperation to ensure sustainable growth of the RMG sector in Bangladesh. The meeting was organized by the “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in Bangladesh” (FPRW) project of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on 29 November 2014 in Dhaka.

  2. New strategy seeks to reinvigorate Bangladeshi apprenticeship system

    11 December 2014

    The need to popularise apprenticeships and the benefits that this will have for both the workforce and the Bangladesh economy were discussed at a high level consultation held today

  3. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially opens Center of Excellence for Bangladesh Apparel Industries

    07 December 2014

    DHAKA – H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh officially opened the Centre of Excellence for the Bangladesh Apparel Industries (CEBAI) during a ceremony held at the Dhaka Apparel Summit at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Dhaka today.

  4. Labour Inspectors trained on follow up to BUET inspections in RMG sector

    27 November 2014

    ILO stresses need for more systematic follow up to BUET RMG factory inspections The need for systematic and comprehensive follow up of fire and structural inspections of ready-made garment (RMG) factories by the Department of Inspections of Factories and Establishments (DIFE) was stressed by ILO at a recent workshop.