The ILO Office in Bangladesh organizes and takes part in various meetings, seminar, conferences and workshops. More information about the events listed below can be found by clicking on the relevant link, or by contacting the Dhaka office. Email
28 November - 10 December 2023
ILO staff and constituent partners got together to send a message on the need to eliminate gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work
14 November 2023
The youth work force in Bangladesh is at risk from various occupational hazards as many of them, especially the adolescents (15-17 years) are not aware of potential hazards and are not empowered to speak up about perceived hazards.
ToT on the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) foresight workshop facilitation to the facilitators
30 October 2023
ILO and the Government of Bangladesh launch skills and enterprise development project for the women and youth of Cox's Bazar
5 September 2023
Bangladesh government convenes workers’ and employers’ organizations to discuss application of ratified Conventions and implementation of ILO’s expert recommendations
21 August 2023
EIS Sub-Committee continues to enroll RMG workers for compensation for work-related death and disability
17 August 2023
Since the piloting of an Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) for workers in June 2022, the Government of Bangladesh constituted a tripartite sub-committee to regularly meet and review cases of work-related deaths and disabilities in the ready-made garment (RMG) sector.
Generating employment in the tourism sector in Cox’s Bazar through destination promotion and entrepreneurship development
25 July 2023
24 July - 4 August 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023 – a two-week interactive learning experience which welcomes undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals seeking to acquire the skills necessary to pursue a career in the UN system and other IOs.
Orientation workshop on strategic involvement of DYD-CXB officials with the ISEC project in Cox’s Bazar
15 July 2023
Summer Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development
3 - 14 July 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
28 April 2023
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.
Orientation and validation workshop for the principles of selected skills development training institutes
10 April 2023
Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development
30 January - 10 February 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
6 - 9 December 2022
The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia – Experience and Knowledge Sharing from the ILO-Sida project (2019 – 22)
22 - 23 November 2022
As the ILO-Sida Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project comes to a close, it is organizing a final regional workshop to bring stakeholders together, reflect on results and progress, and discuss ways forward for supporting a better future of work in the Asian garment sector.
5 - 7 September 2022
Online workshop on gender-inclusive business development and financial support services for ILO project partners assisting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Asia and the Pacific.
Summer Global Youth Forum 2022: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2030 agenda for sustainable development
25 July - 12 August 2022
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2022 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
21 - 31 October 2021
International Labour Organization’s European Union-funded Skills 21 project provides technical assistance to the Directorate of Technical Education to formulate the campaign strategy, action plan and implementation to rebrand TVET in Bangladesh
16 July 2021
The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) organized a high-level regional launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 16th July2021. “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” is launched during a panel discussions which bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union in Asia and Pacific.
3 June 2021
The BNQF weaves together general education, technical-vocational education and higher education into a harmonized quality-assured system. It defines pathways and equivalencies, which provide access to qualifications and assist people to move easily and readily between the different education sectors and between these sectors and the labour market.