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

2018

  1. Labour Migration, Skills Development and the Future of Work in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries

    20 July 2018

    This paper maps in broad terms the present and future demand for migrant workers in the GCC countries, particularly those from Asian countries of origin, by highlighting key trends as well as the complex government challenges, constraints, and responses in a globalized world.

  2. SDIR Project update - June 2018

    21 June 2018

  3. RMG Programme (Phase II) Brief

    13 June 2018

    July 2017 - May 2018

  4. Activities and progress of the Remediation Coordination Cell

    12 June 2018

    July 2017 - May 2018

  5. Decent work Country Programme: Bangladesh 2017-2020

    28 May 2018

    The Decent Work Country Programme sets out ILO’s programme priorities for Bangladesh for the period 2017-2020.

  6. The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for Workers?

    01 May 2018

    The ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) was negotiated and adopted by governments, employers and workers in 1977. It is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance on how companies can contribute to the realization of decent work for all and highlights the central role of freedom of association and collective bargaining as well as industrial relations and social dialogue.

  7. WRC Fact Sheet (English)

    11 April 2018

  8. Employment and environmental sustainability in Bangladesh

    02 April 2018

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  9. Employment and environmental sustainability in Sri Lanka

    02 April 2018

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  10. LIMA Fact Sheet (English)

    06 March 2018

  11. Baseline Assessment of Skills and Employment of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Bangladesh

    04 March 2018

    The publication highlights the need for Indigenous and Tribal men and women in Bangladesh to have enhanced access to skills training opportunities in order to help them find decent work.

  12. Better Work Bangladesh start of 2018 newsletter

    27 February 2018

    Better Work Bangladesh

  13. ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    27 February 2018

  14. Trade Unions in Bangladesh: Promoting Safe and Healthy Workplaces in the Ready Made Garment (RMG) Sector (English)

    22 January 2018

    Trade unions are a centre piece in building safer workplaces. The main purpose of the advocacy tool is to highlight the important role and responsibility that unions could continue to play in building proper workers’ awareness and action on OSH, building a preventative culture and helping establish OSH committees in workplaces.

2017

  1. Towards a better skilled workforce in Bangladesh RMG sector

    31 December 2017

  2. Achievements of the Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project

    26 December 2017

    This publication captures the key achievements of the B-SEP project to date as it works to create a stronger foundation upon which Bangladesh can build the skilled workforce it needs for the future.

  3. Skills 21- Empowering citizens for inclusive and sustainable growth

    20 December 2017

  4. Towards safer working conditions in the Bangladesh ready-made garment sector

    17 December 2017

    The activities and results of the first phase of ILO's Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector Programme (2013-2017)

  5. Trade Union Action on Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2017

    Trade unions are working all over the world on disability issues. This research captures and summarises trade union action on disability from over 50 countries, including developed, emerging and developing economies. The research offers a new perspective to trade unions who have not worked on this issue, and points to opportunities for others to develop their work further.

  6. Good practices for inclusion of persons with disabilities

    01 November 2017

    A replication guide for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions