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. Features of Centre for Skills Excellence

    19 May 2020

    ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is transforming two teachers training centre into ‘Centre for Skills Excellence(CSE)’. In the process of establishing a centre of excellence, the institutes can be elevated from "good" to "great" by providing expert trainers, researchers, facilities, and equipment. These centres will become a model of best practice in TVET and skills development.

  2. Features of Model TVET Institutes

    19 May 2020

    ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is transforming seven TVET institutes into ‘model’ training institutions that will be more inclusive, environmentally-conscious and better integrated with local economies/industry. This publication is showing the features that transform these institutes into a 'model TVET'

  3. Skills 21 Bulletin Issue 1, May 2020

    19 May 2020

    The bulletin aims to inform the wider audience about the activities undertaken by the Skills 21 project for Technical and Vocational Education and Training on a certain thematic issues. It also presents selected news from the partner TVET institutes of the project is working with.

  4. Technical webinar: Environmental Regulatory Systems in the Textile & Garment Sector

    29 April 2020

    The technical webinar will bring together experts in the field to discuss preliminary findings and emerging themes. The webinar is a consultation dialogue with the taskforce members of the Textile Eco-innovation Research Network (TERN) of the Decent Work in the Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia project (ILO-Sida).

  5. Recommendations for Asia garment factories on how to address the COVID-19 pandemic

    15 April 2020

    This thematic brief sheds light on how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected Asian garment factories, while outlining key recommendations to overcome the crisis.

  6. ILO 'Better Work' guidelines for factories in the garment sector

    02 April 2020

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    ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 1st Edition

    18 March 2020

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

    09 January 2020

  9. 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. Implementation of the Bangladesh Compact Technical Status Report May 2018

    09 October 2019

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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

  11. 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.