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. Labour migration

    SAARC commits to helping migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  2. News

    Sheuly picks up role model award

    15 December 2014

    Shuely Akter, a disabled sewing machine operator trained by the ILO/EU TVET Reform Project picked up a Platinum Role Model Award at the Bangladesh Social and Environmental Excellence Awards 2014 in Dhaka 9 December.

  3. Press release

    New strategy seeks to reinvigorate Bangladeshi apprenticeship system

    11 December 2014

    The need to popularise apprenticeships and the benefits that this will have for both the workforce and the Bangladesh economy were discussed at a high level consultation held today

  4. Press release

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina officially opens Center of Excellence for Bangladesh Apparel Industries

    07 December 2014

    DHAKA – H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh officially opened the Centre of Excellence for the Bangladesh Apparel Industries (CEBAI) during a ceremony held at the Dhaka Apparel Summit at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Dhaka today.

  5. Oped

    Has fire safety improved since Tazreen?

    27 November 2014

    Oped By Mr Srinivas B. Reddy, ILO Country Director, Bangladesh, published in the Daily Star.

  6. Press release

    Labour Inspectors trained on follow up to BUET inspections in RMG sector

    27 November 2014

    ILO stresses need for more systematic follow up to BUET RMG factory inspections The need for systematic and comprehensive follow up of fire and structural inspections of ready-made garment (RMG) factories by the Department of Inspections of Factories and Establishments (DIFE) was stressed by ILO at a recent workshop.

  7. News

    Reaching out to industry

    06 November 2014

    Specialists from the ILO's skills program recently visited an Industrial Estate and Skills Development Centre in Tangail operated by the Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC).

  8. News

    Bangladeshis study mutual skills recognition

    03 November 2014

    The CO-Dhaka organized a mission to Jakarta to observe a workshop on mutual recognition of skills in the ASEAN countries.

  9. News

    Skills programme staff find new home

    31 October 2014

    The TVET reform and B-SEP projects will soon be moving into new office space in the Gulshan 1 section of Dhaka.

  10. Press release

    Employer-employee cooperation vital for RMG Sector development

    16 October 2014

    DHAKA – The need to promote dialogue and build trust between workers and employers to ensure sustainable growth of the Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector was stressed by high-level speakers at an event on workplace cooperation held in Dhaka today.