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21 November 2021
The Skills-21 project has supported the establishment and operationalisation of a business incubation centre in seven-model TVET institutes.
14 November 2021
The Skills 21 project, funded by the European Union, organised a five-day residential training workshop titled 'Capacity building programme on sector-based financing' for TVET officials on appropriate planning, implementation and audit of the budget allocated for technical education.
Occupational safety and health
21 October 2021
A recent workshop highlighted existing challenges and opportunities, as well as actions taken by the ILO, governments and social partners to address decent work deficits facing sanitation workers in South Asia.
Access to TVET
22 September 2021
Initiatives such as providing necessary training to youth, modernizing technical and vocational training for recognition at home and abroad, connecting employers to training institutes, and more are being undertaken by the ILO's European Union-funded Skills 21 project to ensure the capability of the entire TVET system for quality, inclusivity and lifelong learning opportunities to meet the labour market demands in Bangladesh.
ILO Bangladesh contribution in labour migration
22 September 2021
Over the past 11 years, the ILO’s Migration project funded by the Government of Switzerland has supported the Government of Bangladesh to reinforce labour migration governance and strengthen public and private institutions to secure decent work for Bangladeshi migrant workers.
The Government of Bangladesh with assistance from ILO developed an awareness-raising campaign strategy for the TVET institutes
18 September 2021
ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project supported the government of Bangladesh to develop an awareness-raising campaign strategy for the TVET institutes to bring behavioural changes in awareness, knowledge, attitudes and beliefs, self-efficacy and social norms towards TVET.
Asia Garment Hub - A digital gateway to sustainability and decent work resources for the garment and textiles industry - is launched
11 August 2021
The Asia Garment Hub, a one-stop digital knowledge platform to help industry stakeholders understand, promote and operationalise decent work and sustainable business practices across the supply chain was launched today.
29 July 2021
Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.
Our impact, Their voices
27 July 2021
The ILO's European Union funded Skills 21 project supported building the capacity of TVET instructors in designing online materials, learning the latest software, and building online learning platforms. Like Pavel, five other master trainers are further building the skills capacity of other trainers to develop online materials and content.
13 July 2021
Tuomo Poutiainen, ILO Country Director for Bangladesh, joins the ILO's global campaign against violence and harassment in the world of work.