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. Rana Plaza Anniversary

    More needs to be done to ensure workplace safety

    25 April 2021

    The Rana Plaza building collapse on 24 April 2013 had killed 1,138 workers and left more than 2,500 injured. On the eighth anniversary of the tragedy, ILO’s Country Director in Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen sheds light on the progress in workplace safety in the country’s ready-made garment sector.

  2. News

    Government and ILO sign deal to protect migrant workers and digitise governance platforms

    27 March 2021

    MOU also pledges to recognise migrant workers’ skills and experience

  3. Selected good practice

    Building a culture of workplace compliance

    22 March 2021

  4. COVID-19 and the World of work

    COVID-19: Three priorities to assist Unions in 2021…

    19 March 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...

  5. NSDP-2011

    National Skills Development Policy-2011: Review process and recommendations

    07 March 2021

  6. SWIFT

    Sector-Wide Integrated Framework for TVET

    07 March 2021

  7. Labour inspection

    Government introduces new workplace safety and registration protocols

    28 February 2021

    Labour inspectorate launches four essential protocols aimed at improving industrial safety and inspections

  8. UN Agenda 2030

    The Role of Trade Unions in Achieving Agenda 2030

    12 February 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...

  9. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    COVID-19 Pandemic: How to combat disinformation?

    08 December 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?

  10. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    COVID-19: How to combat stigma and discrimination at the workplace?

    01 December 2020

    COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...