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


  1. News

    Bangladesh celebrates World Day for Safety and Health at Work for first time

    29 April 2016

    The Government of Bangladesh held a range of activities across the country to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work for first time on 28 April 2016.

  2. Video

    Rana Plaza - three years after

    25 April 2016

    It’s now three years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza with the death of over 1,100 garment workers. This short film looks at some of the progress made and what still remains to be done.

  3. Global supply chains

    Rana Plaza, three years after

    22 April 2016

    The collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh in 2013 took the lives of over 1,100 garment workers and highlighted the need to promote decent work in global supply chains. Working closely with the country’s government and its social partners, the ILO has played a leading role in the response to the Rana Plaza tragedy. The following photo report gives an idea about what has been achieved so far and what remains to be done.

  4. Event

    Tears of joy mark completion of labour inspector training

    Training programme marks latest step in labour inspectorate reform process

  5. Event

    Labour inspectorate reform process continues

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

  6. 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

  7. 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.