The ILO Office in Bangladesh organizes and takes part in various meetings, seminar, conferences and workshops. More information about the events listed below can be found by clicking on the relevant link, or by contacting the Dhaka office. Email
Bangladesh Qualification Framework (BQF) a route to a harmonized quality assured qualification system
6 March 2018
The development of a Bangladesh Qualification Framework (BQF) will lead to a unified and harmonized quality assured qualification system across TVET and higher education.
28 February 2018
The formulation and adoption of the National Skills Development Policy 2011 (NSDP 2011) was a milestone in the country’s skills landscape. There are several important areas of convergence between the SDGs and the NSDP goals such as poverty alleviation, job creation, inclusion of underrepresented and marginalized groups and promotion of decent work.
7 February 2018
The ILO is supporting Government of Bangladesh efforts to further institutionalise the National Technical and Vocational Qualification Framework (NTVQF) in its Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system.
12 December 2017
Center of Excellence for Bangladesh Apparel Industry (CEBAI) looks to reinforce efforts to build skills and productivity in garment sector
9 December 2017
Over 150 persons with disabilities successfully found employment at a jobs fair held in Dhaka on 9 December 2017.
28 November 2017
Success of Directorate of Technical Education disability inclusion efforts an example for all other TVET institutes
10 October 2017
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) provides an opportunity for workers to identify what they have previously learned through informal training or on the job experience, so that it can be assessed and formally acknowledged.
27 September 2017
20 September 2017
Workshop highlights high potential of incorporating green jobs into ILO work in Bangladesh
10 August 2017
ILO Country Director and migration team welcome new secretary
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.
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
18 May 2017
3rd Sustainability Compact review recognises progress as well as challenges still to be addressed in ready made garment sector.
28 April 2017
For the second year, Bangladesh celebrates National Occupational Safety and Health Day on 28 April 2017 organised by the Department of Inspections for Factories and Establishments
A three-day training course on “International Labour Standards and Labour Legislation” for the judges and judicial officers in Bangladesh
25 April 2017
The training programme organised by International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the Judicial Administration Training Institute (JATI) on 25 April 2017 in Dhaka to equip judges and judicial officers with better knowledge of international labour law.
18 April 2017
Representatives of the International Labour Organization, the Swedish embassy and H&M took the opportunity recently to see how in-factory training facilities are helping support and benefit garment workers and factory owners alike
4 April 2017
Better Work Bangladesh held its second stakeholder and buyer forum in Dhaka today (4 April) to explore progress made by the programme, challenges remaining and how to continue improve working conditions across the country’s garment factories while increasing their competitiveness
3 - 7 April 2017
The capacity of the Government of Bangladesh to support workplace cooperation and handle grievances is set to increase through training provided by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) with the support of Sweden and Denmark.
30 March 2017
A major new campaign launched 30 March 2017 aims to raise awareness of basic Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) issues and their prevention in the Bangladesh RMG sector
8 March 2017
Staff of ILO Bangladesh celebrated International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017.