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.

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  1. 17th APRM

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    10 November 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO will be held 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore, to discuss concrete steps to drive job-rich growth that is inclusive and transformative.

  2. Enterprises

    Social and solidarity economy to foster sustainable and inclusive development in Asia and the Pacific

    21 October 2022

    Japan International Labour Foundation and ILO raised awareness of social and solidarity economy including cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific.

  3. Press release

    Joint statement by the Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the occasion of the National Seminar on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    19 October 2022

  4. Rights at work

    ILO and the Government of Bangladesh mark their 50 years of partnership on promoting social justice and decent work

    19 October 2022

    It has been 50 years since Bangladesh joined the International Labour Organization as a Member State.

  5. Occupational safety and health

    Stronger workplace safety targeted in key Bangladesh industrial sectors

    17 August 2022

    Safety culture to be boosted in ten key industries, building on success of similar efforts in garment sector.

  6. Governance

    ILO and BIDA sign deal to streamline one-stop service for investors

    16 August 2022

  7. Our impact, Their voices

    Mastering the sewing machine with dwarfism

    21 July 2022

    The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), under the Technical and Madrasa Education Division (TMED), Ministry of Education, has carried out several steps in collaboration with the ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project to make its TVET institutes accessible for all.

  8. Our impact, Their voices

    Wiring dreams to earn more

    20 July 2022

    ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is assisting the partner TVET Institutes in providing job focused skills training through a modern TVET system. Like Abdullah Al Mamur, other 4568 youths trained in NTVQF level 1 and 2 on different occupations from the TVET institutes under this programme.

  9. Our impact, Their voices

    Child marriage didn’t stop Reshma to become an entrepreneur

    19 July 2022

    ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is assisting the partner TVET Institutes in providing entrepreneurship and management training programmes for potential and existing entrepreneurs, using proven ILO training tools such as Know About Business (KAB), and Start and Improve your Business (SIYB) and their ‘green’ extensions. Like Reshma Akhter, other 2100 youths took the entrepreneurship development training from the TVET institutes under this programme.

  10. Our impact, Their voices

    Recognition of skills transformed Shahadat’s life

    18 July 2022

    Skills 21 project is a joint initiative of the Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization (ILO), funded by the European Union. The project seeks to increase productivity and employment opportunities through an environmentally conscious, inclusive, demand-driven, and interlinked skills development system responding to the needs of the labour market.