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


  1. Event

    Labour inspectorate reform process continues

    Institutional reform the Bangladesh Labour Inspectorate is continuing as it evolves into a more effective regulatory body.

  2. Event

    Better Work Bangladesh takes stock of progress and identifies way forward

    Better Work Bangladesh held its first stakeholders and buyers forum in Dhaka on the 6 and 7 March 2016 during which it took stock of progress made and discussed the future direction and activities of the initiative

  3. News

    Fire service and Labour Inspectorate to conduct joint inspections of RMG factories

    22 February 2016

    Inspectors from the Department of Inspections for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) and the Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defense (BFSCD) are gearing up to carry out joint inspections of RMG factories.


  1. 01 December 2015

    ILO Bangladesh Newsletter December 2015

    01 December 2015

  2. Ready Made Garment Sector

    Safety inspections for targeted Bangladesh export-oriented RMG factories complete

    09 November 2015

    The Government of Bangladesh has completed the inspection phase of its efforts to assess exporting ready-made garment (RMG) factories for structural, fire and electrical safety with emphasis now switching to remediation.

  3. Ready Made Garment Sector

    ILO, Germany and Bangladesh sign agreement to jointly develop Employment Injury Insurance (EII) Scheme

    06 October 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), Germany and the Government of Bangladesh will collaborate in the development of an Employment Injury Insurance (EII) Scheme for Bangladesh.

  4. Partnering for development

    Garment worker’s rights and voice in Bangladesh given boost

    26 September 2015

    Sweden, Bangladesh and the ILO have committed to improve dialogue and protect rights in the ready-made garment sector.

  5. Press release

    160 labour inspectors to receive comprehensive labour inspection training

    16 August 2015

    DHAKA - A comprehensive labour inspection training programme was launched today that will see 160 labour inspectors gain the skills needed to boost working conditions and worker safety in Bangladesh.

  6. July 2015

    ILO Bangladesh Newsletter

    01 July 2015

    The number of export-oriented ready-made garment (RMG) factories in Bangladesh assessed for structural safety rises to 2,703 or 77 per cent of the total. Read this and other news in the latest newsletter from ILO Bangladesh.

  7. Press release

    National RMG factory inspection initiative hits 1,000 mark

    24 June 2015

    DHAKA - Government efforts to inspect ready-made garment factories for structural, fire and electrical safety have reached the 1,000 factory mark.