Videos and audio stories
What future of work do young people from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States hope for?
07 December 2022
Check out this video played to government, worker and employer representatives at the opening of ILO’s the Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting in Singapore.
The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting
28 November 2022
The Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) brings together representatives of governments, employers' and workers' organizations from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab states.
Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector
27 June 2022
Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets.
Ministry of Labour and Employment In Brief
15 December 2021
ILO Bangladesh Country Director speaks on UNSDCF
13 December 2021
Message of ILO Bangladesh Country Director, Tuomo Poutiainen on United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2022-2026.
Inclusive TVET system- Jubel's testimony
03 December 2021
The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), under the Technical and Madrasa Education Division (TMED), Ministry of Education, has carried out several steps in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to make its 118 TVET institutes disability-inclusive. Thus, like Jubel, other youths suffering from some disabilities can have access to TVET and Skills training and employment.
Let's change lives through technical skills
22 September 2021
Initiatives such as providing necessary training to youth, modernizing technical and vocational training for recognition at home and abroad, connecting employers to training institutes, and more are being undertaken by the ILO's European Union-funded Skills 21 project to ensure the capability of the entire TVET system for quality, inclusivity and lifelong learning opportunities to meet the labour market demands in Bangladesh.
Looking back, looking forward: 11 years of ILO’s labour migration interventions in Bangladesh
22 September 2021
Over the past 11 years, the ILO’s Migration project funded by the Government of Switzerland has supported the Government of Bangladesh to reinforce labour migration governance and strengthen public and private institutions to secure decent work for Bangladeshi migrant workers.
Tuomo Poutiainen: C190 Champion
13 July 2021
Tuomo Poutiainen, ILO Country Director for Bangladesh, joins the ILO's global campaign against violence and harassment in the world of work.
Skills training: Tayaba Khanam Era's testimony
13 July 2021
Tayaba Khanam Era learned from one of her friends that Khulna Mahila Polytechnic Institute was offering skills courses with support from the ILO’s European Union-funded Skills 21 project. Era chose a graphic design course, which was something she had always dreamed about.
Empowering citizens for inclusive and sustainable growth
13 July 2021
Skills 21 project supports the Government of Bangladesh by training teachers and assessors, modernising the TVET system, and working with industries and institutes to build inclusive skills and a lifelong learning system.
COVID-19 Pandemic: How to combat disinformation?
08 December 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?
COVID-19: How to combat stigma and discrimination at the workplace?
01 December 2020
COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...
COVID-19: How to end violence and harassment in the world of work?
12 November 2020
Some of the necessary emergency measures adopted to suppress the transmission of covid-19 have exposed and exacerbated various forms of violence and harassment in the world of work. How can unions eradicate violence and harassment in the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's a video to get you started...
COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?
30 July 2020
Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...
COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?
30 July 2020
There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..
Impact of Covid19 on people’s lives: Voices from Asia
08 July 2020
People from all walks of life have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This video features the voices of an auto-rickshaw driver, a domestic worker, a migrant worker, a street food vendor, a travel industry employee and the owner of a small-medium enterprise speaking about the impact of the pandemic on their lives and livelihood.
COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Nepal...
25 June 2020
Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Ramesh Badal from the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Nepal and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.
COVID 19 Pandemic: Stimulating the Economy Recovery and Jobs
18 June 2020
The ILO policy framework is hinged on four key pillars in tackling the COVID-19 crisis on the basis of International Labour Standards. What can trade unions do to implement the pillar on stimulating the economy and jobs?Learn more here...
Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions
10 June 2020
Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...