Publications

The ILO Office in Bangladesh publishes reports, working papers, brochures and training manuals. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Dhaka. Email

2014

  1. Skilling the workforce: Labour migration and skills recognition and certification in Bangladesh [Report's overview]

    03 September 2014

  2. Causes of and potential redress for high recruitment and migration costs in Bangladesh

    31 August 2014

    Study on Bangladesh's efforts to make international recruitment cost effective, transparent, and consistent by bringing into force a variety of measures.

  3. Causes of and potential redress for high recruitment and migration costs in Bangladesh [Report's overview]

    31 August 2014

  4. Newsletter, January-June, 2014

    18 August 2014

    The fourth Labour Migration Project newsletter highlighting the major achievements of the “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh” project in the first half of 2014. This edition of the newsletter carries news on the ongoing recruitment agency code of conduct and classification system; standardization of pre-departure orientation services; data sharing between BMET and the Immigration; External market analysis; and many more.

  5. Promoting cooperation for safe migration and decent work

    02 July 2014

    This publication is based on the "International Regional Seminar on Promoting Cooperation for Safe Migration and Decent Work", which took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 1 and 2 July 2013 and presents papers on themes such as protection and support services for women and men migrant workers, well-being of the women migrant workers from Bangladesh and regulation of international recruitment. This report also contains collective views of the participants in a report of the proceedings and the Dhaka statement, which was jointly issued by the participants.

  6. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Bangladesh

    03 June 2014

    This report presents the highlights of the 2013 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  7. Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project

    15 May 2014

    The B-SEP Project aims to contribute to the creation of a pool of better trained and qualified workforce in key industry sectors in order to contribute to decent work, sustainable economic development, poverty reduction and social inclusion in Bangladesh.

  8. ILO-Norway and ILO-Sweden Partnership programmes' contribution towards Outcome 9: Employers have strong, independent and representative organization - [GLO/12/56/NOR, GLO/12/60/SID] (Evaluation Summary)

    30 April 2014

    Project: GLO/12/60/SID, and GLO/12/56/NOR - Evaluation Consultants: Mikael Söderbäck, Peter Westermark, and John Saegaert

  9. Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector Programme - Project fact sheet

    24 April 2014

    Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector (RMGP) Programme In Bangladesh is an initiative of the Government of Bangladesh, implemented by International Labour Organization and funded by Canada, Kingdom of the Netherlands and the UK Government. The three-and-a-half year initiative will focus on improving RMG factory building safety, workers’ rights and overall working conditions in Bangladesh.

  10. Online discussion report: Eradicating forced and child labour from the supply chains: How to institute real change?

    15 April 2014

    The AP-Forced Labour Net hosted an online discussion forum on Eradicating Forced and Child Labour from the Supply Chains: How to Institute Real Change? from 1 to 12 September 2014.

  11. Online discussion report: What is forced labour, human trafficking and slavery? Do definitions matter, and why?

    15 April 2014

    The AP‐Forced Labour Net hosted its first public online discussion forum on “What is forced labour, human trafficking and slavery? Do definitions matter, and why?” from 22 April ‐ 2 May 2014.

  12. Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific Background Brief No.4 - September 2013

    31 January 2014

    This background brief provides a summary of the latest news, activities and events from the ILO Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific up to September 2013.

2013

  1. Newsletter, July-December, 2013

    23 December 2013

    A comprehensive insight and achievements of the “Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh” project in the second half of 2013. This edition carries news on enactment of The Overseas Employment and Migrants Act 2013; Mid-Term Evaluation of the project; Intergovernmental Regional seminar on Promoting Cooperation for Safe Migration and Decent Work and many more.

  2. Bangladesh: Seeking better employment conditions for better socioeconomic outcomes

    18 November 2013

    The report analyses the country’s economic growth driven by its ready-made garment (RMG) sector and contains recommendations to make this growth more sustainable and improve working conditions in Bangladesh.

  3. NTVQF-certified TVET Instructors & Assessors

    20 October 2013

    The TVET Instructors and Assessors Assessment and Certification Programme aims to raise the competence of the current pool of TVET Instructors and Assessors to the standard needed by the new Bangladesh skills development system.

  4. National Competency Standards for TVET in Bangladesh

    20 October 2013

    Competency Standards are nationally-recognized, industry-agreed definitions of competency. They define competency in three parts; the knowledge, skills and attitudes workers need to possess (performance), which conditions it is to be done under (conditions) and how well it is to be done (industry standards).

  5. National Training and Vocational Qualifications Framework (NTVQF)

    20 October 2013

    The NTVQF is a comprehensive, nationally consistent yet flexible framework for all qualifications in technical and vocational education and training in Bangladesh.Together with the National Skills Quality Assessment System, it will these ensure quality, demand-based skills development in Bangladesh.

  6. Manual 5: Quality Assurance of BTEB and External Quality Assurance Agency

    20 October 2013

  7. Manual 4: Quality Assurance of Assessment and Accreditation of Assessment Centres

    20 October 2013

  8. Manual 3: Registration of Training Organizations and Accreditation of Learning and Assessment Programs

    20 October 2013