January 2021

  1. Social Protection Spotlight COVID-19

    Towards solid social protection floors? The role of non-contributory provision during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

    21 January 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the importance of guaranteeing access to at least essential health care and to basic income security for all over the life cycle, as stipulated in the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202).

  2. Publication

    Cost of Migration Survey 2020. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), 2020. Bangladesh

    13 January 2021

    The ILO has been supporting the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics as one of the first in pioneering this survey, aimed at shedding light on recruitment fees and costs paid by workers. As co-custodian of SDG Indicator 10.7.1 on reducing recruitment costs, the ILO and the World Bank have developed a global statistical methodology for the collection of data to measure progress in this area.

December 2020

  1. Publication

    Policy actions to improve TVET teachers quality for market relevant skills delivery

    14 December 2020

    The brief focused different issues relevant to the NSDP from the perspective of improving the quality of TVET teachers, trainers, instructors and master trainers for skills development.

  2. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    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?

  3. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    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...

November 2020

  1. Publication

    Efficient Institutional Management for effective TVET delivery

    30 November 2020

    The brief focused on the issues relevant institutional management of TVET for skill Development.

  2. ILO Ressources

    New ILO Collection of Publications for Workers

    25 November 2020

    Discover the new Workers digital collection with over 1400 ILO publications dedicated to workers and their organizations.

  3. Press release

    Women hit hard by COVID-19 impact on garment sector

    20 November 2020

  4. Publication

    The ILO Brief - Framework for Industrial Safety in Bangladesh: Institutional Issues

    16 November 2020

    The Framework for Industrial Safety (IS) in Bangladesh presents a number of safety initiatives, including those undertaken by key institutions, benchmark conditions to be applied across all sectors, monitoring and enforcement mechanisms and a way forward.

  5. Publication

    The ILO Brief - National Tripartite Plan of Action (NTPA) on Fire Safety and Structural Integrity

    16 November 2020

    In response to major industrial accidents in Bangladesh’s RMG sector in 2012 and 2013, important decent work safety initiatives were facilitated through the National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety and Structural Integrity (NTPA). The brief reviews 25 activities committed to in the plan, identifies areas for further intervention and puts forward a set of recommendations.