ILO in Bangladesh

  • World Youth Skills Day

    To mark the “World Youth Skills Day”, Tuomo Poutiainen, Country Director for ILO Bangladesh wrote an op-ed in country's most circulated English newspaper The Daily Star. The Op-Ed is all about how skills and lifelong learning can impact on youth employment. Read the op-ed from here

  • 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.


  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