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A safe and healthy future of work
28 April 2019
Rana Plaza anniversary
24 April 2019
The Rana Plaza building collapse in April 2013 took the lives of 1100 workers. Many more were injured and often could not return to work. On the 6th anniversary of that tragic incident, the Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen reflects on working conditions in present-day Bangladesh.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
Bangladesh becomes first Asia-Pacific government to commit to Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth
28 March 2019
Government of Bangladesh, a2i, boosts digital workforce opportunities and commits to training 250,000 youth on ‘future’ skills and to supporting 340,200 quality apprenticeships.
International Women's Day 2019
14 March 2019
To mark International Women’s Day 2019, the UN honored three Bangladeshi women who defied tradition, challenged gender stereotypes and social barriers put in front of them because they are women, and became a successful community activist, an entrepreneur and an employee in a non-traditional sector, empowering many others on the way.
Conference on Labour Migration Governance
12 March 2019
International Skills Conference 2019
09 March 2019
Our impact, Their voices
05 February 2019
Despite economic growth, the pace of poverty reduction has slowed and the country still ranks 173 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index. According to the ILO’s research, millions of jobs could be created with the right policies to promote a greener economy.
Ready-made garment industry
14 January 2019
Tripartism and social dialogue in Bangladesh
12 December 2018