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. News

    Tripartite cooperation and commitment can promote decent work in the tea plantation sector in Bangladesh

    04 November 2018

    Indigenous and tribal women face discrimination and inequality based on both gender and ethnicity; discrimination against them occurs within and beyond their own communities. In the tea plantation sector, 64 % of the workers are women. The ILO-SIDA partnership project is a timely response to an explicit request from the tripartite national constituents, and builds on work already being done in Bangladesh.

  2. Partnering for success

    Better Work Forum emphasizes shared responsibility for a competitive Bangladesh garment industry

    23 October 2018

  3. Employment for persons with disabilities

    Jobs fair creates opportunities of employment for the persons with disabilities and companies get appreciation

    20 October 2018

  4. News

    ILO and UNICEF Joint Statement on International Day of the Girl

    11 October 2018

    On this International Day of Girl, ILO and UNICEF call on the government, development partners, civil society organisations and the private sector to accelerate efforts to empower girls, improve accessibility and prepare them with 21st century skills and provide them the space to pursue their careers needed for life long success.

  5. News

    Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) works on integration of market driven skills systems

    29 September 2018

    B-SEP Project which is funded by Canada Government and implemented by ILO in collaboration of Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) works on integration of market driven skills systems.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Decent Work

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

    31 July 2018

  9. 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.

  10. Press release

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

    04 June 2018