Public information

Welcome to the public information section, covering the ILO activities in Bangladesh. This page acts as a gateway to English and Bengali language information materials ranging from project publications to press releases, newsletters and brochures, speeches and photo gallery. You can also find contact details for the ILO’s communications staff based at the ILO-Dhaka office, also the project focal person, and the library services provide details of its publications.

For more information please contact the ILO Country Office for Dhaka office at
Tel: + 880 2 55045009, Fax: + 880 2 55045010 or Email
  1. Occupational safety and health

    Bangladesh labour inspectorate takes over factory safety records

    30 June 2022

  2. Green jobs

    Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector

    27 June 2022

    Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets.

  3. Press release

    Pilot ‘Employment Injury Scheme’ launched by Ministry of Labour and ILO to provide income protection to victims of work-related accidents and occupational diseases

    22 June 2022

  4. Press release

    ILO statement on BM Container Depot incident

    06 June 2022

  5. Press release

    Signing of ‘Geneva Declaration’ between the Employers of Bangladesh and ILO to promote the ‘Employment Injury Scheme’ Pilot

    02 June 2022

  6. News

    First Industrial Safety Forum takes place in Dhaka

    16 May 2022

  7. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    Investment in OSH systems and in social dialogue should go hand in hand

    28 April 2022

    ILO Bangladesh Country Director, Tuomo Poutiainen's message was published in several national newspapers on World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022.

  8. Bangladesh

    European Parliament discusses implementation by Bangladesh of labour reforms

    20 April 2022

    In an address to the Committee on International Trade of the European Parliament, the ILO welcomed the progress made regarding the implementation of a labour rights roadmap and national action plan, and encouraged the government of Bangladesh to move forward with the reforms.

  9. Teachers' training

    First-ever Level 5 Competency-Based Training and Assessment training for Master Trainers

    11 April 2022

    Improving the pedagogical and technical skills of TVET teachers is a key priority to achieve the professionalisation of TVET teachers or trainers.

  10. 344th session of the ILO Governing Body

    ILO Governing Body agrees Myanmar Commission of Inquiry

    25 March 2022

    Decisions on Venezuela and Bangladesh were also taken at the 344th meeting of the International Labour Organization’s Governing Body.