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. Press release

    Joint Press Conference on the Occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour 2011

    11 June 2010

  2. Press release

    Press Conference on the World Day Against Child Labour 2010

    11 June 2010

    A press conference was organised on 11 June at the National Press Club to brief the media on the WDACL 2010, child labour situation in the country, efforts made by the public and social and strategic partners to address child labour and way forward. A total of 36 Journalists from all major print and electronic media attended the press conference.

  3. Press release

    Press Briefing

    11 June 2010

    On behalf of the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE) of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, I welcome you to this Press Conference being held on the eve of the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2010

  4. Press release

    World Day against Child Labour - countries to "go for the goal" and tackle child labour

    10 June 2010

    As the football World Cup in South Africa kicked off, countries throughout Asia-Pacific marked World Day against Child Labour with an urgent appeal to "Go For the goal - end child labour".

  5. Article

    Training and developing Bangladesh's budding professionals

    01 June 2010

    By Arthur Shears, Chief Technical Advisor, ILO Technical and Vocational Education and Training Reform project in Bangladesh.

  6. Press release

    Economic Relations Division (ERD) and ILO signed the revised Project Document of Urban Informal Economy (UIE) Project

    29 April 2010

    A revised Project Document was signed on 29 April 2010 between the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and International Labour Organization (ILO) to implement the project titled “Urban Informal Economy (UIE) Programme of the project of Support to the Time Bound Programme towards the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Bangladesh.

  7. Press release

    TVET Reform & Skills Development- The Road to the Future

    23 April 2010

    A two-day National Conference on skill development was held on 20 - 21 April 2010. The Honorable Minister of Industries Mr. Dilip Barua was the Chief Guest on 21st of April and Mr. Md. Nurul Haque, Secretary in charge, Ministry of Labour and Employment was present as the Chief Guest on 20th of April.

  8. Press release

    Signing ceremony of the Joint UN Programme on “Violence Against Women”

    10 December 2009

    Signing ceremony of the Joint UN Programme on “Violence Against Women” was held today, 10 December 2009 at Balcony Room, Hotel Sonargaon.

  9. Press release

    Daylong Regional Consultation Programme on “ILO Conventions No.107 and 169 and Indigenous Peoples Issues in Bangladesh”

    08 November 2009

    Organized by the ILO-Dhaka Office in cooperation with the Kapaeeng Foundation on 7 November 2009 at Bandarban Hill District Council Auditorium, Bandarban, Chittagong Hill Tracts.

  10. Press release

    Green jobs initiative: MOU signed between BMET and Grameen Shakti

    16 September 2009

    In support of the government’s current efforts for expansion of renewable and clean energy, the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) and Grameen Shakti signed a Memorandum of Understanding for training of solar technicians on 16 September 2009.