Latest: Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh (RMGP Programme)


  1. Event

    National campaign organized to promote safety at work in Bangladesh

    The campaign launched in April 2023 aims to raise awareness on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) issues and their prevention in the ready-made garment sector and other industries in Bangladesh.

  2. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    ILO Country Director’s message for OSH Day 2023

    28 April 2023

    Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is a right of every worker. The International Labour Organization (ILO) recognizes OSH as a fundamental human right and has included the Occupational Safety and Health Convention, No. 155 and the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, No. 187 as fundamental conventions.

  3. InfoStory

    The Rana Plaza disaster ten years on: What has changed?

    24 April 2023

    Today, the garment industry is safer and the capacity of the Bangladeshi Government to oversee compliance is much stronger. But what challenges remain?

  4. © Naymuzzaman Prince / ILO 2024


    After Rana Plaza, I help prevent other tragedies from happening

    24 April 2023

    Ten years ago, Mohamed Abdur Rob was part of a team of firefighters who rescued garment workers trapped in the rubble of Rana Plaza after the building collapsed. Over 1100 people died. His experience motivated him to become a fire safety officer in a garment factory.

  5. Press release

    Bangladesh Business and Human Rights Week Landmark dialogue held to chart roadmap for responsible business conduct

    02 March 2023

    Stakeholders highlighted the importance of removing barriers to responsible business as a vehicle for advancing sustainable development in Bangladesh

  6. Supply chains

    Implementation of the Factory Improvement Toolset in the Asian garment sector: Final report

    14 February 2023

    This final report reviews the results of the pilot implementation of Factory Improvement Toolset (FIT) across 27 factories located in Cambodia, Bangladesh and Pakistan.


  1. 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.

  2. Governance

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

    16 August 2022

  3. Remediation for factory safety

    Bangladesh labour inspectorate takes over factory safety records

    30 June 2022

  4. Press release

    ILO statement on BM Container Depot incident

    06 June 2022