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

    ILO and the Government of Denmark extends partnership to promote social dialogue and industrial relations in the Bangladesh RMG Industry

    04 May 2021

  2. Statement

    May Day Greetings by Tuomo Poutiainen, ILO Country Director for Bangladesh

    01 May 2021

  3. Press release

    ILO calls for resilient occupational safety and health systems for future emergencies

    28 April 2021

    Better national occupational safety and health policies, institutional and regulatory frameworks that are also integrated into crisis response, are needed, says the International Labour Organization

  4. Rana Plaza Anniversary

    More needs to be done to ensure workplace safety

    25 April 2021

    The Rana Plaza building collapse on 24 April 2013 had killed 1,138 workers and left more than 2,500 injured. On the eighth anniversary of the tragedy, ILO’s Country Director in Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen sheds light on the progress in workplace safety in the country’s ready-made garment sector.

  5. News

    Government and ILO sign deal to protect migrant workers and digitise governance platforms

    27 March 2021

    MOU also pledges to recognise migrant workers’ skills and experience

  6. Selected good practice

    Building a culture of workplace compliance

    22 March 2021

  7. COVID-19 and the World of work

    COVID-19: Three priorities to assist Unions in 2021…

    19 March 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...

  8. NSDP-2011

    National Skills Development Policy-2011: Review process and recommendations

    07 March 2021

  9. SWIFT

    Sector-Wide Integrated Framework for TVET

    07 March 2021

  10. Labour inspection

    Government introduces new workplace safety and registration protocols

    28 February 2021

    Labour inspectorate launches four essential protocols aimed at improving industrial safety and inspections