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

    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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. Our impact, their stories

    Enterprise based training delivers results in Bangladesh

    19 July 2017

    Enterprise Based Training is helping one major Bangladesh Ready Made Garment company to reduce the numbers of low-skilled ‘helpers’ and providing a pool of trained staff to step in when staff shortages occur.

  5. News

    Netherlands signs up for 2nd phase of RMG programme

    29 June 2017

    Joins with UK government to continue efforts to improve working conditions in the garment sector

  6. News

    Celebrating World Day Against Child Labour 2017

    24 June 2017

    In conflict and disaster, protect children from child labour, the theme of this year’s event.

  7. Video

    The Remediation Coordination Cell for the Bangladesh garment industry

    19 June 2017

    Since the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013, the International Labour Organization with the support of Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom has worked to improve safety in the Bangladesh garment industry. Over 1,500 garment factories have been inspected for structural, fire and electrical safety. A newly formed Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC) will now ensure that work to fix any faults in the factories is carried out in a systematic and accountable manner

  8. News

    Skills 21 to start implementation following programme document signing

    13 June 2017

    A signing ceremony to initiate implementation of the European Union (EU) funded ‘Skills 21 – Empowering citizens for inclusive and sustainable growth’ project took place at the Economic Relations Division (ERD), in Dhaka on 13 June 2017.

  9. Video

    Learning labour court skills in Bangladesh

    18 May 2017

    Labour inspector Bulbul Ahmed took part in a mock labour court training held by the ILO for Bangladesh labour inspectors, in July 2016. The training was supported by ILO's Improving Working Conditions in the garment sector programme funded by Canada, the Netherlands and United Kingdom as part of efforts to support the reform of the labour inspectorate

  10. Video

    Lady inspectors take to two wheels

    18 May 2017

    In order to help female labour inspectors in Bangladesh get to factories ILO's Improving Working Conditions in the Garment Sector programme funded by Canada, the Netherlands and United Kingdom provided 20 motorcycle scooters as part of efforts to support the reform of the labour inspectorate