Publications

The ILO Office in Bangladesh publishes reports, working papers, brochures and training manuals. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Dhaka. Email

2015

  1. ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 July 2015

    The number of export-oriented ready-made garment (RMG) factories in Bangladesh assessed for structural safety rises to 2,703 or 77 per cent of the total. Read this and other news in the latest newsletter from ILO Bangladesh.

  2. For a fee: The business of recruiting Bangladeshi women for domestic work in Jordan and Lebanon

    24 June 2015

    This working paper aims to shed light on the business models of labour recruiters that facilitate the recruitment of women from South Asian countries into domestic work in the Middle East, with a particular focus on Bangladesh, Jordan and Lebanon.

  3. Preliminary assessment of impact of labour migration from South Asia on South Asian employers

    01 June 2015

    This particular study was undertaken based on discussions held during a meeting of the South Asia Forum of Employers (SAFE) on 3-4 October 2013 in New Delhi, India. The Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), taking the lead from the SAFE discussions, collaborated with ILO for this study. Understanding drawn from this preliminary study of impact of labour migration from South Asia on South Asian Employers helps in gaining understanding of the issue of labour migration from a comprehensive perspective. This preliminary work suggests that there is need for deeper study into the topic to develop a better and comprehensive understanding of impact of labour migration on South Asian labour markets.

  4. ILO Publications Catalogue 2015

    01 June 2015

  5. Employing returning migrant workers' to support their professional reintegration

    27 May 2015

  6. The ILO in Bangladesh

    17 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) promotes social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. Its overarching goal is to achieve decent work for all so everyone can work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.

  7. ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 April 2015

    The number of export-oriented ready-made garment (RMG) factories in Bangladesh assessed for structural safety rises to 2,703 or 77 per cent of the total. Read this and other news in the latest newsletter from ILO Bangladesh.

  8. Manual for Oman migrant

    08 March 2015

  9. Takeaway for Oman Migrant

    08 March 2015

  10. "Migration for decent work: Trainer's manual for giving pre-departure training to workers migrating to Oman"

    08 March 2015

    Standardized trainers manual for the providing pre-departure orientation to workers migrating to Oman, to be used for by government, semi government and non-government organizations. Following the pre-departure training for Oman, each potential migrant worker will be provided a takeaway booklet highlighting the key messages of safe migration in order to better prepare them for the migration process and life in Oman.

  11. Booklet for Qatar Migrant

    08 March 2015

  12. Manual for Qatar migrant

    08 March 2015

  13. Migration for decent work: Trainer's manual for pre-departure training to workers migrating to Qatar

    08 March 2015

    Standardized trainers manual for pre-departure orientation to workers migrating to Qatar, to be used for by government, semi government and non-government organizations. Following the pre-departure training for Qatar, each potential migrant worker will be provided with a takeaway booklet highlighting the key messages on safe migration to better prepare them for the migration process and life in Qatar

  14. Takeaway for General Migrant

    08 March 2015

  15. Manual on General migrant

    08 March 2015

  16. Migration for decent work: Trainer's manual for mandatory pre-departure orientation to workers

    08 March 2015

    Standardized trainers manual for providing mandatory pre-departure orientation to workers, to be used for by government, semi government and non-government organizations. Following the pre-departure orientation, each potential migrant worker will be provided with a takeaway booklet highlighting the key messages for safe migration.

2014

  1. 5th Annual Labour Attachés Conference

    30 November 2014

    Labour attachés of Banlgadesh are required to promote employment of Bangladeshi workers and their social protection. The Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment seeks to develop and upgrade the skills and knowledge of the labour attachés through an annual training programme. The programme bring together all the labour attachés from different countries of destination for one-week of information-seeking and sharing, and learning from one another. This report presents information about the training conducted in 2013.

  2. Minimum wages in the global garment industry

    31 October 2014

    This research note provides a brief overview of minimum wages for the garment sector in the top 25 apparel exporters from the developing world.

  3. Gender and Migration from Bangladesh [Report's overview]

    30 September 2014

  4. Gender and Migration from Bangladesh: Mainstreaming Migration into the National Development plans from a Gender perspective

    30 September 2014

    The study presents various dimensions and challenges of labour migration by women in Bangladesh.