ILO in Bangladesh

  • ILO receives special recognition from Bangladesh Government

    On National Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Day, Bangladesh government honoured ILO for its 100 years of service to humanity & for promoting decent work in Bangladesh. Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen received the special award from Honourable Commerce Minister, Tipu Munshi on 28 April 2019.


  • Green Jobs: Providing Sustainable Prosperity

    Bangladesh government and ILO’s Canada supported B-SEP project promoted green businesses in partnership with Practical Action. It provided technical and entrepreneurial skills training to 580 women and men on waste management, organic fertilizer production, safe food production, mushroom cultivation and eco-tourism.

  • Our story, your story

    To mark the ILO’s Centenary year, we are excited to be launching a new multimedia, interactive website on 9 January that will take you through the past, present and future of the ILO in a way you’ve never experienced before. The Organization’s work over the decades has affected all of our daily lives – from the working week, to occupational safety and health at work to social protection, and more - so it will be both our story and your story. Join us here on 9 January as we celebrate 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.


  1. Browse our photos from Bangladesh

    Working lives in Bangladesh

  2. Watch our videos on Youtube

    Introducing the Bangladesh labour inspectorate

  3. Women inspectors reach out to workers on the factory floor

  4. 10 tips on workplace safety

  5. Bangladesh Labour Inspectorate goes digital with LIMA