ILO Country Office in Bangladesh (CO–Dhaka)

  • ILO Director-General Guy Ryder visited Bangladesh 10-13 December 2016. During his visit he was welcomed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

  • The Director General took part in the Global Forum on Migration and Development which was hosted by the Government of Bangladesh

  • During the visit the Bangladesh Business and Disability Network was officially launched by the Prime Minister

  • The Dhaka Summit on Skills, Employment and Decent Work was held as part of the ILO’s Future of Work initiative

  • Discussions took place with all ILO constituents: Government, employers as well as workers organizations

  • A number of new initiatives were launched including a new skills project funded by the EU and a social dialogue project funded by Sweden and Denmark

  • Donors to ILO’s RMG programme signaled their intent to continue supporting efforts to enhance working conditions

  • The Director-General also had time to see firsthand ILO’s work in the garment industry which is supported by Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom