The "Dhaka Summit on Skills, Employability and Decent Work - 2016" organised by the Bangladesh Employers Federation (BEF) ran from 11 to 13 December 2016. Bringing together representatives of government, employers’ and workers’ organizations as well as civil society and development partners the summit was held as part of the International Labour Organization’s Future of Work consultations. These are taking place in 130 countries worldwide in the run up to ILO’s 2019 Centenary celebrations. The events aim to create better understanding of, and strategies to effectively respond to the major processes of change affecting global workplaces. The Dhaka Skills Declaration was announced as the outcome of the summit.