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. News

    Government and ILO sign deal to protect migrant workers and digitise governance platforms

    27 March 2021

    MOU also pledges to recognise migrant workers’ skills and experience

  2. Selected good practice

    Building a culture of workplace compliance

    22 March 2021

  3. NSDP-2011

    National Skills Development Policy-2011: Review process and recommendations

    07 March 2021

  4. SWIFT

    Sector-Wide Integrated Framework for TVET

    07 March 2021

  5. Labour inspection

    Government introduces new workplace safety and registration protocols

    28 February 2021

    Labour inspectorate launches four essential protocols aimed at improving industrial safety and inspections

  6. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    COVID-19 Pandemic: How to combat disinformation?

    08 December 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?

  7. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    COVID-19: How to combat stigma and discrimination at the workplace?

    01 December 2020

    COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...

  8. Press release

    Women hit hard by COVID-19 impact on garment sector

    20 November 2020

  9. Video

    COVID-19: How to end violence and harassment in the world of work?

    12 November 2020

    Some of the necessary emergency measures adopted to suppress the transmission of covid-19 have exposed and exacerbated various forms of violence and harassment in the world of work. How can unions eradicate violence and harassment in the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's a video to get you started...

  10. News

    The ILO Brief - Labour Inspection Governance in Bangladesh

    11 November 2020

    Labour inspection is the prime responsibility of DIFE, alongside approval of factory layout plans, licensing, inspection of working conditions, OSH, and labour welfare. This brief delineates the key functions of DIFE, the reforms currently underway (with technical support and guidance from the ILO) and further areas for improvement.