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

2016

  1. ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 September 2016

  2. Bangladesh: Looking beyond garments – an employment diagnostic study

    01 September 2016

    This joint ILO/ADB report looks at areas and actions for Bangladesh to develop its economy away from reliance on the ready made garment sector.

  3. Basic English and Arabic words for Care Work: Promoting Decent Work for Care Providers – Instructors manual

    28 August 2016

    Instructors manual for a language course to teach migrants who will take up care work basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  4. Basic English and Arabic words for Electrical trade: Promoting Decent Work for Electricians– Instructors manual

    28 August 2016

    Instructors manual for a language course to teach migrants who will take up the electrical trade basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  5. Basic English and Arabic words for Construction Trade: Promoting Decent Work for Construction Workers’ – Instructors manual

    28 August 2016

    Instructors manual for a language course to teach migrants who will take up construction work basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  6. Basic English and Arabic words for Housekeeping trade: Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers’ – Instructors manual

    28 August 2016

    Instructors manual for a language course to teach migrants who will take up domestic work basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  7. ‘Basic English and Arabic words for Care Work: Promoting Decent Work for Care Providers – Students booklet

    28 August 2016

    Students booklet for a language course to teach migrants who will take up care work basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  8. ‘Basic English and Arabic words for Electrical trade: Promoting Decent Work for Electricians – Students booklet

    28 August 2016

    Students booklet for a language course to teach migrants who will take up the electrical trade basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  9. ‘Basic English and Arabic words for Construction Trade: Promoting Decent Work for Construction Workers’ – Students booklet

    28 August 2016

    Students booklet for a language course to teach migrants who will take up construction work basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  10. ‘Basic English and Arabic words for Housekeeping trade: Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers’ – Students booklet

    28 August 2016

    Students booklet for a language course to teach migrants who will take up domestic work basic vocabulary in English and Arabic

  11. Executive Summary of the major finding of the skills and employment baseline assessment of indigenous and tribal peoples in Bangladesh

    11 August 2016

    The overall objective of the proposed study is to assess the socio-economic conditions, skills and employment situations of indigenous and tribal peoples in Bangladesh and develop recommendations for related interventions and programmes.

  12. Remediation financing in Bangladesh’s ready made garment sector: An overview

    20 June 2016

    High interest rates and a lack of financial literacy are highlighted as major obstacles to factories in the Bangladesh Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector from obtaining remediation financing according to a report launched by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and International Labour Organization (ILO) in Dhaka today.

  13. ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 May 2016

  14. 10 Tips on OSH (English)

    29 April 2016

    This simple English language brochure gives basic information on 10 ways to make workplaces safer.

  15. What is a Safety Committee? (English)

    29 April 2016

    This simple English language brochure gives basic information on what are Safety committees and what do they do.

  16. What is a Safety Committee?

    28 April 2016

    This simple Bangla language brochure gives basic information on what are Safety committees and what do they do.

  17. 10 Tips on OSH

    28 April 2016

    This simple Bangla language brochure gives basic information on 10 ways to make workplaces safer.

  18. Review of the government-to-government mechanism for the employment of Bangladeshi workers in the Malaysian plantation sector

    11 March 2016

    Migrant workers form a key element in labour markets throughout the Asia-Pacific region. In Bangladesh, like many other countries of origin, labour migration is a source of employment, and workers’ remittances are critical to poverty alleviation and for offsetting the foreign trade deficit. Malaysia is a major country of destination, where migrants make up approximately a quarter of the workforce. Migrant workers’ contributions are critical in several key economic sectors, including the multi-billion dollar palm oil industry.

  19. Indigenous people in Bangladesh : Human rights and sustainable development goals

    02 February 2016

    This keynote paper was presented at the national seminar on Indigenous People in Bangladesh: Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals held in Dhaka 10 December 2015 with the support of the ILO to mark Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Day. The paper was authored by Raja Devasish Roy, Chakma Chief, Advocate, Supreme Court & Member, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and Mangal Kumar Chakma, Advisor, Kapaeeng Foundation. It was published by the Bangladesh Indigenous People’s Forum and the views expressed reflect those of the authors.

  20. Current regulations on safe migration and human trafficking (Bengali)

    01 February 2016

    Current Regulations on Safe Migration and Human Trafficking is an easy reference, Bangla-language guide for daily use by recruitment and law enforcement agencies which will help them to carry out their functions and duties in regards to safe migration and prevention of human trafficking.