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. Equity and Access in TVET

    Model TVET institutions to equip young people with right skills to enter the world of work

    03 February 2020

    ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is transforming seven TVET institutes into ‘model’ training institutions that will be more inclusive, environmentally-conscious and better integrated with local economies/industry. The ‘model’ centres plan to train 17,500 youth in nine occupations.

  2. Skills Governance

    Sector Wide Approach (SWAp)

    03 February 2020

  3. Bangladesh Qualification Framework

    The journey towards establishing a harmonized quality assured qualification system

    03 February 2020

  4. News

    Bangladesh labour inspectorate rolls out digitalized system to monitor all industries

    09 January 2020

  5. Interview

    A modus operandi for bringing accountability in workplace safety

    30 December 2019

  6. Access to finance

    Remediation finance scheme for a safer RMG industry

    24 December 2019

  7. Interview

    The future of skills includes attributes such as leadership quality, critical thinking, innovation and lifelong learning

    18 December 2019

    Daily Star has featured Technical Education on their Special supplement on education. Current situation of the skills gap in Bangladesh, the prevailing challenges and solutions, and ILO’s Skills Development initiatives discussed by an analytical interview with Kishore Kumar Singh, Chief Technical Adviser of ILO's European Union funded Skills 21 project.

  8. Article

    INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY 2019: Social cohesion is key to reaping the benefits of migration

    18 December 2019

  9. ILO National Dialogue on Future of Work

    Government, employers and worker leaders emphasize on tripartite consultation, skills building and ratification of ILO Conventions on minimum age and forced labour

    28 November 2019

  10. Fire Service and Civil Defence Week

    ILO’s effort in improving fire safety in Bangladesh

    06 November 2019

    The Fire Service and Civil Defence Week is observed from 6-12 November in Bangladesh. On this occasion, Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen reflects on the development in fire safety measures in Bangladesh. This write-up was first published in a magazine brought out by the Fire Service and Civil Defence Department of the Government of Bangladesh.