ILO in Bangladesh

  • ILO National Dialogue on Future of Work

    Policy recommendations on the alignment of national legislations with international labour standard, revitalisation of tripartite consultation and social dialogue, eradication of child labour and forced Labour, and investment in skills development came out of a National Dialogue on the Future of Work. The event held in Dhaka also celebrated 100 years of the ILO. The event was jointly organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the ILO on 28 November 2019 at the BICC.

  • ILO receives special recognition from Bangladesh Government

    On National Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Day, Bangladesh government honoured ILO for its 100 years of service to humanity & for promoting decent work in Bangladesh. Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen received the special award from Honourable Commerce Minister, Tipu Munshi on 28 April 2019.


  • Green Jobs: Providing Sustainable Prosperity

    Bangladesh government and ILO’s Canada supported B-SEP project promoted green businesses in partnership with Practical Action. It provided technical and entrepreneurial skills training to 580 women and men on waste management, organic fertilizer production, safe food production, mushroom cultivation and eco-tourism.


  1. Browse our photos from Bangladesh

    Working lives in Bangladesh

  2. Watch our videos on Youtube

    Introducing the Bangladesh labour inspectorate

  3. Women inspectors reach out to workers on the factory floor

  4. 10 tips on workplace safety

  5. Bangladesh Labour Inspectorate goes digital with LIMA