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

    Upgrading skills in Bangladesh: Lower staff turnover, higher benefits for employers and employees alike

    03 October 2017

    Lack of opportunities for acquiring and upgrading skills in a systematic manner is a major constraint for the development of the Bangladeshi ready-made garment industry. The ILO is helping companies to meet this challenge.

  2. Tripartism and social dialogue

    Towards greater transparency in union registration and labour practice

    21 September 2017

    Trade unions gain awareness of standard operating procedures for unfair labour practices and trade union registrations.

  3. Interview

    Seeking a win-win situation on migration

    11 September 2017

    ILO’s Application of Migration Policy for Decent Work for Migrant Workers project, funded by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development is working with the Government of Bangladesh to operationalize policy and legal measures to support migrant workers. Chief Technical Advisor Deepa Bharati talks about what the initiative is trying to achieve.

  4. Global garment industry

    Better Work cartoons spark conversations from the boardroom to the factory floor

    25 August 2017

    Joint ILO-IFC programme promotes innovative approach to improve industrial relations in the global garment industry.

  5. Interview

    Setting the course for improved workplace safety in Bangladesh

    24 August 2017

    The ILO supports Bangladesh’s efforts to develop a National Plan of Action for Occupational Safety and Health. ILO senior advisor on occupational safety and health, Alberto Cerda explains how this process is critical to improve working conditions in the ready made garment sector in Bangladesh.

  6. Interagency partnership

    Better Work supports maternity rights and breastfeeding in Bangladesh RMG sector

    22 August 2017

    Better Work and UNICEF team up to protect the wellbeing of women workers in Bangladesh.

  7. Interagency partnership

    ILO and UNICEF to collaborate on child protection in Bangladesh

    16 August 2017

    UN Agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinforce their joint efforts to combat child labour and strengthen child protection services.

  8. News

    Better Work Update – June-July 2017

    03 August 2017

    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.

  9. Our impact, their stories

    Employment Support Services provide bridge between industry and vocational students

    27 July 2017

    Bangladeshi companies are finding the skilled staff they badly need through the assistance of Employment Support Services

  10. Press release

    Workers pick up safety quiz prizes

    25 July 2017

    A prize giving ceremony has marked the end of ‘Safe Workplaces, Go ahead Bangladesh’ radio campaign. The campaign raised awareness of basic occupational safety and health (OSH) issues and their prevention in the Bangladesh RMG sector.