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

    Making the crisis recovery work for women!

    06 March 2011

    ILO to mark 100th international women’s day

  2. Press release

    Asia Pacific job recovery lagging economic growth

    25 January 2011

    ILO Global Employment Trends 2011 cites concerns including inflation, youth unemployment, working poverty.

  3. Press release

    Youth unemployment at highest recorded level - ILO report; 36 million Asia Pacific young people unemployed – A possible “Lost generation”

    12 August 2010

    The global unemployment rate for young people has risen to its highest recorded level, and is expected to continue increasing until the end of 2010, a new report issued by the International Labour Organization (ILO) says.

  4. Press release

    COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour – ILO and UNICEF

    16 June 2010

    Millions more children risk being pushed into child labour as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, which could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress, according to a new brief from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF

  5. Statement

    Message from Sheikh Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, on the Occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2010

    12 June 2010

    By Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 12 June 2010

  6. Press release

    Joint Press Conference on the Occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour 2011

    11 June 2010

  7. Press release

    Press Conference on the World Day Against Child Labour 2010

    11 June 2010

    A press conference was organised on 11 June at the National Press Club to brief the media on the WDACL 2010, child labour situation in the country, efforts made by the public and social and strategic partners to address child labour and way forward. A total of 36 Journalists from all major print and electronic media attended the press conference.

  8. Press release

    Press Briefing

    11 June 2010

    On behalf of the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE) of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, I welcome you to this Press Conference being held on the eve of the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2010

  9. Press release

    World Day against Child Labour - countries to "go for the goal" and tackle child labour

    10 June 2010

    As the football World Cup in South Africa kicked off, countries throughout Asia-Pacific marked World Day against Child Labour with an urgent appeal to "Go For the goal - end child labour".

  10. Article

    Training and developing Bangladesh's budding professionals

    01 June 2010

    By Arthur Shears, Chief Technical Advisor, ILO Technical and Vocational Education and Training Reform project in Bangladesh.