Public information

Welcome to the public information section, covering the ILO activities in Bangladesh. This page acts as a gateway to English and Bengali language information materials ranging from project publications to press releases, newsletters and brochures, speeches and photo gallery. You can also find contact details for the ILO’s communications staff based at the ILO-Dhaka office, also the project focal person, and the library services provide details of its publications.

For more information please contact the ILO Country Office for Dhaka office at
Tel: + 880 2 55045009, Fax: + 880 2 55045010 or Email
  1. Press release

    Asia-Pacific garment industry suffers as COVID-19 impacts ripple through supply chain

    21 October 2020

  2. News

    Supporting factories in Bangladesh to manage the impact of COVID-19

    20 October 2020

  3. News

    Bangladesh labour inspectorate launches COVID-19 workplace safety guideline

    19 October 2020

  4. © ILO 2020

    Press release

    Critical gaps in social protection hampering Asia-Pacific region’s resilience to COVID-19

    15 October 2020

    Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.

  5. Press release

    ILO and Government host high-level international webinar to address needs of migrant workers with in-demand skills but no certification

    01 September 2020

    Skills experts share ‘good practices’ on how to scale up Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to secure decent work for millions of workers in global job markets

  6. Press release

    COVID-19 disrupts education of over 70 per cent of youth

    12 August 2020

  7. Article

    A decade of 'up-skilling' Bangladesh's skills sector

    07 August 2020

    This op-ed has been written by Kishore Kumar Singh, Chief Technical Adviser and Manas Bhattacharyya, Specialist, Policy Develop, Governance and SWAP, Skills 21 project, ILO Bangladesh and published on The Financial Express

  8. Press release

    ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

    04 August 2020

  9. COVID-19 and the World of work

    COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  10. COVID-19 and the World of work

    COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..