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

    A greener life is a rosier one, thanks to mushrooms

    04 September 2019

    The UN Climate Action Summit (23 September) will consider the social and economic consequences of moving to a more sustainable economy. Without proper planning millions of livelihoods – particularly of poor and vulnerable workers – are threatened. An ILO project in Bangladesh has shown that the right policies can protect the environment, improve workers’ lives and promote a greener economy.

  2. Press release

    ILO video on ready-made garment workers’ rights goes ‘viral’

    28 August 2019

    YouTube film on three female workers and freedom of association clocks up over 800K views.

  3. News

    Mothers@Work: supporting breastfeeding mothers in the workplace

    08 August 2019

    Inspiring stories from factories affiliated with Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) show that breastfeeding facilities in the workplace benefit working mothers, their babies and employers.

  4. Improving industrial relations

    ILO and Gap Inc. launch new initiative to improve industrial relations in Bangladesh garment industry

    01 July 2019

  5. Labour inspection

    Safe work safe food

    24 June 2019

  6. Our impact, their voices

    Community action to fight child labour

    12 June 2019

    By working with local communities an ILO project in Bangladesh has succeeded in removing 2,000 children from child labour.

  7. World Day Against Child Labour

    How we treat our children is a reflection of our societies and values

    12 June 2019

    In a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour. Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen spoke about the efforts which have been made and the actions that are still needed to tackle child labour in the country.

  8. Article

    My skills my future

    02 June 2019

  9. A safe and healthy future of work

    Bangladesh Government honours 24 companies on National Occupational Safety and Health Day

    28 April 2019

  10. Industrial safety

    ILO brings in international experts to train Bangladeshi inspectors on safety checks

    26 April 2019