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April 2009

  1. Press release

    First ILO course in women’s entrepreneurship offered in Bangladesh

    12 April 2009

    The first course using an internationally-established entrepreneurship training programme for women has been carried out by experts from the ILO in Rangamati, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).

  2. Press release

    Stakeholders’ consultation on assessment of green jobs

    08 April 2009

    On 9 April, in Dhaka, a stakeholders’ consultation on green jobs assessment studies was organized jointly by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the ILO.

  3. Publication

    Green job assessment in agriculture and forestry sector of Bangladesh

    01 April 2009

    The agriculture sector assessment on green jobs would include both an inventory and assessment of the intensive green technologies which are currently on going or are being planned in the future and those have an impact on poverty reduction, employment creation, sustainable environment and decent work.

  4. Press release

    Fellowship programme for policy makers

    01 April 2009

    The first fellowship batch under the Technical and Vocational Education Training project comprising of senior government and employers'organization visited Malaysia and Australia. The objective was to provide them first hand knowledge on the configuration and operation of TVET policies and systems abroad and to benefit in terms of the national context.

March 2009

  1. Publication

    Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE)

    01 March 2009

    Community-based training (CBT) now referred to by ILO as Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE), a needs- based methodology for promoting income-generation through skills training and support services, has undergone long period of evolution, improvement and paradigm shifts. Years of project level implementation have produced results in each country, in their specific situations, and in particular socio-economic circumstances. These country experiences have transformed the training strategy from its conceptual and policy frameworks, to its systems and methodology, and most of all to its implementing tools and guidelines.

  2. Publication

    Recognition of prior learning

    01 March 2009

    The recognition of prior learning requires the recognition and acceptance by any training organizations of the qualifications and statements of skills issued by other RTOs and registered assessors enabling individuals to receive national recognition of qualifications and statements of skills.

  3. Publication

    Assessment of formal and informal apprenticeship in Bangladesh

    01 March 2009

    Looks at apprenticeship structures within four (4) business sectors: Leather and leather goods; transport equipment (shipbuilding and bicycle manufacture); agro-food processing; information technology (IT).

February 2009

  1. Publication

    Preliminary assessment of Green Jobs in three sectors: (1) renewable energy (2) waste management (3) construction

    01 February 2009

    Provides a glance at relevant activities being carried out in the context of the framework of ILO’s green job initiatives.

December 2008

  1. Press release

    Partnership with Dhaka City Corporation

    04 December 2008

    On 4 December 2008, in Dhaka, the ILO-IPEC Urban Informal Economy project signed a three-year agreement with the Dhaka City Cooperation to develop partnership for the implementation of child labour programmes on non-formal education, skill development training, and social and economic empowerment of child labour families.

  2. Publication

    Report on the launching ceremony “Green Jobs initiative in Bangladesh”

    04 December 2008

    Summarizes the launching ceremony of Green Jobs ceremony jointly organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the International Labour Organization.