Bangladesh Tripartite Decent Work Country Programme Steering Committee begins 2024 reflecting on progress
31 January 2024
Labour reforms, green jobs for a just transition and private sector driven skills development to be prioritized in 2024.
Bangladesh’s progress in occupational health and safety could be leveraged to address workplace violence and harassment
24 January 2024
Occupational Safety and Health frameworks are proving to be effective means of preventing and addressing violence and harassment in the world of work, a new ILO report says.
Advancing TVET leadership through Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBT&A) Level-6 training for managers and implementors
16 January 2024
Skills 21 Project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been supporting the Ministry of Education - a systematic professional development pathway for TVET teachers and managers.
Bangladesh Government and ILO partner to support returning migrant workers’ re-integration into the labour force
18 December 2023
The Government of Bangladesh, through the Economic Relations Division (ERD) in the Ministry of Finance today signed an agreement with ILO for a project that will enhance policies, capacities, and systems for inclusive and sustainable reintegration of migrant workers. The project is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutes for women & girls: A Plea for Action
10 December 2023
To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence observance, the Government of Canada funded ILO’s ProGRESS project supported the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) to conduct a rapid survey on gender-based violence (GBV) in TVET institutes, involving students, the TVET managers and officials, with a particular focus on sexual harassment. Total 296 (172 male and 124 female) participated in the rapid survey from 132 institutes.
19 November 2023
To promote wider market connectivity for local agribusinesses in Cox's Bazar
15 November 2023
ILO calls for all parties to continue to engage in constructive dialogue to reach a consensus beneficial to workers and industry alike.
13 November 2023
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs together with ILO and UN Women held a consultative dialogue on ways of effectively scaling up accessible, affordable, and quality childcare services to all parents and children countrywide.
06 October 2023
Indonesian social protection experts shared their knowledge and experiences of successfully developing and rolling out an unemployment insurance scheme with Bangladesh as the country contemplates developing its own unemployment insurance scheme for the workforce.
ILO and the Government of Bangladesh launch skills and economic livelihoods project for women and youth in Cox’s Bazar
05 September 2023
24,000 Bangladeshis, 18 to 35 years old, will learn valuable skills for work and business.
Policy dialogue reinforces shared vision for inclusion and gender-equality in TVET and skills development systems in Bangladesh
30 August 2023
The Government of Canada funded ILO’s ProGRESS project organised a policy dialogue on ‘Achieving inclusion and gender equality in TVET and skills system for women’s economic empowerment’ on 30 August 2023.
13 August 2023
The Bangladesh Private Sector Working Committee (BPSWC) unveiled its organizational structure and the members of its five working groups that will work with the Government and the UN to accelerate achievement of the SDGs.
26 July 2023
Technological transformation in public employment services can support youth in Asia-Pacific to navigate labour market transitions and enter decent work.
Launching Event of the Handbook and Checklist to establish Model Enterprise Clinics in RMG Industries
06 July 2023
25 June 2023
Under the Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) Project, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) organized a learning dissemination event for piloting model enterprise clinics in BGMEA member factories on 25 June 2023
Learning Dissemination and Award-Giving Ceremony for Establishing Model Enterprise Clinics organized by BKMEA
21 June 2023
Under the Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) Project, Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) organized a learning dissemination and award-giving ceremony for its member factories to establish model enterprise clinics.
Workshop with DIFE officials on reviewing handbook and checklist of 'Model enterprise clinics’ in RMG industries
21 June 2023
The Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) Project funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh, organized a half-day workshop with the officials from Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) to review the Handbook and Checklists of 'Model Enterprise Clinics' in RMG Industries.
30 May 2023
Government officials from across the region exchange and learn about how technology can help young people access decent employment.
Newly established Bangladesh Private Sector Working Committee aims to help implement national sustainable development agenda
28 May 2023
25 May 2023
100 DIFE female labour inspectors pledge for change.