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
  1. Press release

    High interest rates, low financial literacy amongst barriers to RMG remediation: IFC/ILO Study

    20 June 2016

    High interest rates and a lack of financial literacy are highlighted as major obstacles to factories in the Bangladesh Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector from obtaining remediation financing according to a report launched by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and International Labour Organization (ILO) in Dhaka today.

  2. News

    Building Entrepreneurs – Exploring the way forward

    16 June 2016

    A recent forum heard about the value of giving young people entrepreneurship training

  3. News

    Trade unions add voice to labour inspection strategy development

    05 June 2016

    Trade union representatives came together in Dhaka, 2 June 2016 to gain better understanding of labour inspection policies and strategies in Bangladesh.

  4. Press release

    ILO and IOM ink agreement to strengthen collaboration

    25 May 2016

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) have agreed to strengthen their collaboration in Bangladesh around activities of common interest, in particular safe and skilled migration.

  5. News

    Better work update - May 2016

    25 May 2016

    Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) is dedicated to improving working conditions, quality and productivity in RMG factories and to contribute to the sustainability and image of the industry. To achieve this goal, we build strong partnerships with government, employer associations, workers and their representatives and global apparel buyers.

  6. News

    IT equipment to strengthen Department of Labour

    23 May 2016

    Equipment to support the operation of the Department of Labour and Industrial Relations Institutes (IRIs) provided by ILO’s Norwegian-funded FRLR Project.

  7. Disability and skills training

    Disabled workers prove their value in Bangladesh

    05 May 2016

    Disabled people can find it hard to both find employment and social acceptance in Bangladesh. Yet when they are given the chance, time after time they prove their worth in the workplace and value in society.

  8. Press release

    Bangladesh, ILO and Switzerland launch new initiative to support decent work for migrant workers

    03 May 2016

  9. Statement

    Statement by Srinivasa B Reddy on May Day 2016

    02 May 2016

  10. News

    Bangladesh celebrates World Day for Safety and Health at Work for first time

    29 April 2016

    The Government of Bangladesh held a range of activities across the country to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work for first time on 28 April 2016.