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June 2017

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Publication

    Towards Improved Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

    05 June 2017

    The ILO’s ‘Improving Fire and General Building Safety in Bangladesh’ project funded by the US Department of Labor was launched in 2013 in response to the safety issues affecting the RMG sector. Coming to an end in January 2017, this publication highlights the major achievements of the project.

May 2017

  1. Event

    Foundational training for Bangladesh labour inspectors comes to a close

    31 May 2017

    A comprehensive labour inspection training programme which has seen 239 inspectors gain the skills needed to boost working conditions and worker safety in Bangladesh has ended.

  2. Event

    Leading RMG producers commit to enhance workplace inclusion

    30 May 2017

    Three leading Ready-Made Garment (RMG) companies have signalled their intent to further enhance workforce inclusion for women and people with disabilities

  3. Special 2017 issue

    World of Work magazine: Migration should be a choice

    24 May 2017

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference (ILC), including migration.

  4. Event

    3rd review of Sustainability Compact for garment sector

    18 May 2017

    3rd Sustainability Compact review recognises progress as well as challenges still to be addressed in ready made garment sector.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Publication

    Handbook on career counselling (In English and Bangla)

    17 May 2017

    This handbook on career counselling has been developed to share practical guidelines for those working with survivors of traumatic incidents