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. Social Security

    Newly formed Governance Board of EIS pilot convenes third meeting at Ministry of Labour and Employment

    11 April 2023

    Under the Employment Injury Scheme (EIS) Pilot, the third meeting of the Governance Board was held on 11 April 2023, aiming to enhance Employment Injury Protection for ready-made garment workers.

  2. Entrepreneurial skills for youth

    Equipping Asia-Pacific youth with entrepreneurial skills for sustainable growth

    10 April 2023

    Youth in Bangladesh, Cambodia and the Philippines learn entrepreneurship and soft skills using the ILO’s activity-based learning tools.

  3. Press release

    ILO-Canada and the Government of Bangladesh start ProGRESS project to build the foundation for an inclusive skills system

    19 March 2023

  4. TVET awareness campaign

    ILO supports the Ministry of Education to introduce awareness campaign for TVET enrolment

    13 March 2023

    In 2021, the ILO Skills 21 project funded by the European Union supported the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) in consultation with TVET institutes to develop a campaign strategy and plan for a continuing TVET awareness campaign to increase the popularity of TVET among young people.

  5. Press release

    The Government of Bangladesh launches the Bangladesh National Qualifications Framework (BNQF)

    12 March 2023

    A significant milestone in the harmonization and strengthening of the educational system of Bangladesh

  6. Working conditions

    ILO Statement on the explosions at Seema Oxygen Plant in Chittagong's Sitakunda upazila and the Science Lab area in Dhaka

    05 March 2023

    ILO expresses condolences and solidarity with families of the victims of two incidents in Bangladesh.

  7. Press release

    Bangladesh Business and Human Rights Week Landmark dialogue held to chart roadmap for responsible business conduct

    02 March 2023

    Stakeholders highlighted the importance of removing barriers to responsible business as a vehicle for advancing sustainable development in Bangladesh

  8. Skills and enterprise

    Feature article

    01 March 2023

  9. TVET Governance

    ILO supports the Ministry of Education to build the capacity of their TVET officials on institutional governance

    29 December 2022

    The Skills 21 project has developed a capacity-building programme on Institutional Governance for TVET officials to build the capacity of government officials to implement good governance with regard to financial and institutional management and administration.

  10. #aprm2022

    17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.