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. Social Dialogue and Tripartism

    Department of Labour officials gain skills in investigating Unfair Labour Practices

    26 July 2018

    A group of 30 officials from the Bangladesh Department of Labour have been trained on principles and techniques of investigation of unfair labour practices. The training will contribute to efforts to protect workers against anti-union discrimination and unfair labour practices by building capacity to implement the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) adopted for this purpose in 2017 by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

  2. Press release

    Tuomo Poutiainen becomes Country Director of International Labour Organization (ILO) in Bangladesh

    04 June 2018

  3. News

    EU-ILO ‘Skills 21’ initiative to boost capacity of Bangladesh skills system

    29 May 2018

    The ‘Skills 21 – Empowering citizens for inclusive and sustainable growth’ project which is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) is formally launched at a ceremony held in Dhaka on 28 May 2018

  4. Remediation

    A journey towards workplace safety in the garment sector of Bangladesh

    17 May 2018

  5. Tripartism and social dialogue in Bangladesh

    Building better industrial relations through conciliation

    16 May 2018

  6. Press release

    Apparel Companies Receive Award on National Occupational Safety and Health Day

    28 April 2018

  7. News

    Workers Resource Centre launched for Bangladesh garment sector

    11 April 2018

    A Workers Resource Centre (WRC) has been launched to build the capacity of trade unions in the ready-made garment (RMG) sector of Bangladesh.

  8. International Women's Day 2018

    Beyond the Sewing Machine: Photographs highlight women’s empowerment in the garment sector

    07 March 2018

  9. Press release

    Bangladesh labour inspectorate goes digital with LIMA

    06 March 2018

  10. Our impact, their voices

    Bangladesh: Improving safety in the garment industry

    17 January 2018

    An ILO programme is helping garment factories in Bangladesh improve safety and minimize the risk of another tragedy like the one that claimed more than 1,100 lives in 2013.