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

2020

  1. Better Work Bangladesh News Letter - Issue 1, 2020

    09 January 2020

  2. Baseline Study - Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-made Garment Sector Programme

    08 January 2020

2019

  1. A Decade of Skills Development: The ILO in Bangladesh 2008-2018

    15 December 2019

    For more than a decade, the ILO has worked closely with the Government of Bangladesh, and a network of social partners, to reform the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector and to improve access for people to increase their skills and employability, in particular, youth, women and people from vulnerable groups.

  2. Employment and environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

    20 November 2019

    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.

  3. Employment and environmental sustainability in Bangladesh

    18 November 2019

    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.

  4. Better Work Bangladesh Newsletter – September 2019

    04 November 2019

    The latest newsletter from Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) highlights the key activities of the programme from May to August 2019.

  5. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

  6. A review of social safety-net programmes to make them more responsive to the needs of child labour in Bangladesh

    04 September 2019

    This report reviews the existing social safety-net programmes of Bangladesh to find out how the child labour issue has been addressed (directly or indirectly) through the social safety-net programmes and suggests possible ways to fill the gaps in this regard.

  7. Child labour monitoring in action in North-West Bangladesh

    04 September 2019

    As part of ILO’s technical cooperation with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GOB), a CLMS was piloted in the remote rural areas of the Northwest of the country.

  8. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  9. TVET MIS Review Report

    01 August 2019

    Review of current system of data generation, aggregation, and use of quality statistical data for decision making purposes for the TVET/skills development

  10. Situation Analysis of Bangladesh TVET Sector: A background work for a TVET SWAp

    01 August 2019

    This study is the stepping-stone to initiate a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) for the good governance of the skills sector. This comprehensive situation analysis on TVET in Bangladesh has identified the policy optionas and strategies including a prioritized TVET sub-sector development plan and building avenues and structures for a SWAp in the TVET sub-sector.

  11. Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) for Bangladesh Sweden Kaptai Polytechnic Institute

    15 July 2019

    This publication is a quality improvement plan for Bangladesh Sweden Kaptai Polytechnic Institute to become a Model TVET Institute

  12. Promoting market driven employable skills

    11 July 2019

    Highlights of the Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project, 2014-19

  13. Better Work Bangladesh Newsletter – May 2019

    07 July 2019

    The latest newsletter from Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) highlights the key activities of the programme from January to April 2019.

  14. Guidelines for Model TVET Institute

    01 July 2019

    This publication is the guideline for developing Skills 21 model TVET institutes

  15. Guidance on the Establishment of Institutional Management Advisory Board (IMAB) for Skills-21 Project

    01 July 2019

    This publication is a guidance to establish a institutional management advisory board (IMAB) in the TVET institutes to become Model TVET

  16. Guidebook: Implementation of Public-Private Partnership in TVET

    16 June 2019

    This guidebook has been developed jointly by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), under the Technical and Madrasah Education Division (TMED) of the Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh (GoB), and the Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) project of the International Labour Organization (ILO). For a number of years, the GoB and the ILO have been closely collaborating to improve the TVET system in Bangladesh. Promoting quality TVET requires the implementation of key national policies and programmes, the establishment of suitable standards in delivering effective training, and the development of a performance-based skills system.

  17. The ILO in Bangladesh

    08 May 2019

  18. Predeparture training module of employment opportunities in Hongkong

    07 May 2019

    This module has been developed jointly by UN Women Bangladesh and International Labour Organization (ILO), with financial support from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC). The main objective of the module is to train the migrant workers through the Technical Training Centres (TTCs) running under the Bureau of Manpower and Employment Training (BMET).