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November 2018

  1. News

    Tripartite cooperation and commitment can promote decent work in the tea plantation sector in Bangladesh

    04 November 2018

    Indigenous and tribal women face discrimination and inequality based on both gender and ethnicity; discrimination against them occurs within and beyond their own communities. In the tea plantation sector, 64 % of the workers are women. The ILO-SIDA partnership project is a timely response to an explicit request from the tripartite national constituents, and builds on work already being done in Bangladesh.

  2. Publication

    RMG Programme Phase II (English)

    04 November 2018

October 2018

  1. Partnering for success

    Better Work Forum emphasizes shared responsibility for a competitive Bangladesh garment industry

    23 October 2018

  2. Employment for persons with disabilities

    Jobs fair creates opportunities of employment for the persons with disabilities and companies get appreciation

    20 October 2018

  3. News

    ILO and UNICEF Joint Statement on International Day of the Girl

    11 October 2018

    On this International Day of Girl, ILO and UNICEF call on the government, development partners, civil society organisations and the private sector to accelerate efforts to empower girls, improve accessibility and prepare them with 21st century skills and provide them the space to pursue their careers needed for life long success.

  4. Publication

    Recognition of Prior Learning Certification for self-learned skills: Good practices, replication steps and way forward

    09 October 2018

    ILO’s Canadian-funded Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) project has supported the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) to certify 2,500 workers, including migrant workers, through RPL.

  5. Publication

    Public-Private Partnerships benefit TVET institutes and industry alike: Good practices, replication steps and way forward

    09 October 2018

    The ILO's B-SEP project introduced five partnerships between public sector training institutes (i.e. TVET institutions) under the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) and selected private sector enterprises to test and demonstrate different models of PPP and varied ways to unlock private investments for promoting skills market linked skills development.

  6. Publication

    Promoting entrepreneurs to create Green Jobs: Good practices, replication steps and way forward

    09 October 2018

    The ILO B-SEP project supported altogether 580 Green Entrepreneurs in six occupations – waste collection and segregation, inorganic waste trading, organic fertilizer production, organic food production, mushroom production and eco-tourism to support micro-entrepreneurs in creating Green Jobs through skills and enterprise development training, capital seed money and market linkages.

  7. Publication

    Employment Support Services (ESS) and Career Guidance Cells (CGC) for a smooth school-to-work transition: Good practices, replication steps and way forward

    09 October 2018

    Under the supervision of the B-SEP project, eight Employment Support Service (ESS) units and Career Guidance Cells (CGS) were piloted from 2015-2018. Among the institutes, seven are government run and one is a non-government training institute.

  8. Publication

    Apprenticeship programmes to boost productivity and employability: Good practices, replication steps and way forward

    09 October 2018

    ILO’s Canadian-funded Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) project has worked with industries and government to strengthen, expand and popularize apprenticeships in the skills system.