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

2017

  1. RMG Programme Fact Sheet

    30 August 2017

  2. ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    31 July 2017

  3. Study Report on Working Conditions of Indigenous and Tribal Workers in Bangladesh’s Urban Economy: A Focus on the Garment Industry and Beauty Parlours

    13 July 2017

    The study looks at various aspects of working conditions of Indigenous and Tribal workers with a focus on the garment and beauty parlour industry

  4. A Study on Working Conditions of Tea Plantation Workers in Bangladesh

    13 July 2017

    The study looks at various aspects of working conditions of tea plantation workers in order to identify appropriate responses to ensure that they fully enjoy their labour rights, safe working conditions and fair remuneration.

  5. Brochure: Building capacities on indigenous and tribal peoples’ issues in Bangladesh

    13 July 2017

    The publication highlights ILO’s actions to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Government of Bangladesh and indigenous and tribal peoples’ (ITPs) concerning the rights of ITPs

  6. The Remediation Coordination Cell for the Bangladesh garment industry

    05 June 2017

    Since the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013, the International Labour Organization with the support of Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom has worked to improve safety in the Bangladesh garment industry. Over 1,500 garment factories have been inspected for structural, fire and electrical safety. A newly formed Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC) will now ensure that work to fix any faults in the factories is carried out in a systematic and accountable manner. This simple fact sheet explains just what the RCC will do and how

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. Trade Union Reference Manual on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    08 May 2017

    This reference manual, seeks to assist trade union leaders, members and sympathizers, in their engagement in these national strategies for sustainable development.

  11. OSH Newsletter published by Bangladesh Employers' Federation

    07 March 2017

    Newsletter (October – December 2016) published by OSH Unit, Bangladesh Employers’ Federation highlighting OSH training efforts taking place supported by the Improving Working Conditions in the Ready Made Garment Sector programme

  12. The ILO in Bangladesh

    21 February 2017

    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.

  13. ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    20 February 2017

  14. Skills 21 – Empowering citizens for inclusive and sustainable growth

    08 February 2017

    The EU-funded ILO-implemented Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Reform Project successfully implemented the reforms in the formal TVET system and set the foundation for the nascent National Skills Development System (NSDS) in Bangladesh. However, to successfully address the needs of the country’s growing workforce, the system needs strengthening, promotion, adoption/adaption, and replication by stakeholders.

  15. Dhaka Skills Declaration

    07 February 2017

    The Dhaka Skills Declaration was announced as the outcome of a tripartite dialogue titled, “Dhaka Summit On Skills, Employability, And Decent Work 2016”was held on 11-13 December 2016, in Dhaka, Bangladesh

  16. The competitive advantage of hiring persons with disabilities

    05 February 2017

    The publication highlights to employers the benefits of hiring staff with disabilities and how to do so successfully.

  17. Including persons with disabilities in Technical and Vocational Education and Training

    02 February 2017

    This guide for administrators and instructors shows how TVET institutions can better attract and serve students with disabilities.

  18. Disability inclusion in the Bangladesh skills system

    02 February 2017

    This short publication gives an overview of ILO’s approach to disability inclusion in Bangladesh.

  19. Infographic

    26 January 2017

    An infographic fact sheet showing what the project will set out to achieve.

  20. Psychosocial counselling guideline for the survivors of industrial disasters

    25 January 2017

    This handbook on psychosocial counselling has been developed to share practical guidelines for those working with survivors of traumatic incidents. In the aftermath of Rana Plaza the ILO with the support of Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom worked with ActionAid to provide psychosocial counselling for 110 workers. This has helped them to slowly but surely regain confidence to play an active role in society. Through the experience of working with these survivors many lessons have been learned. This handbook on psychosocial counselling has therefore been developed to share practical guidelines for those working with survivors of traumatic incidents