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. National RMG factory inspection initiative hits 1,000 mark

    24 June 2015

    DHAKA - Government efforts to inspect ready-made garment factories for structural, fire and electrical safety have reached the 1,000 factory mark.

  2. ILO and BEF ink agreement to enhance Occupational Safety and Health in the RMG sector

    28 May 2015

    DHAKA - A major push to enhance Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Bangladesh ready made garment industry is underway following the signing of an agreement between the Bangladesh Employers Federation (BEF) and International Labour Organization (ILO) today.

  3. ILO stresses need for Bangladesh Labour Act implementation rules to reflect international standards

    24 May 2015

    DHAKA - The International Labour Organization (ILO) has stressed the importance of ensuring that the proposed implementation rules for the Bangladesh Labour Act comply with international labour standards

  4. Rana Plaza commemoration highlights progress made and challenges ahead in Bangladesh ready-made garment sector

    23 April 2015

    Speakers at a commemoration event to mark the second Rana Plaza anniversary recognised the progress made towards creating a safer ready-made garment (RMG) sector for Bangladesh while stressing the need for further improvements to working conditions and worker rights in the industry.