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. Press release

    National dialogue promotes quality employment and decent work

    31 March 2024

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Labour and Employment, and the International Labour Organization convene national dialogue to engage stakeholders on key issues, with a call for actionable outcomes for quality employment and decent work.

  2. News

    Child labour in Bangladesh driven by parents’ low awareness on its hazards, survey finds

    18 March 2024

    The Government of Bangladesh designed a Establishment-based sector-wise Working Children Survey (ESWCS) 2023 to provide deeper insights into five of 43 sectors gazetted as having the most widespread hazardous child labour.

  3. Statement

    Bailey Road Restaurant and other recent fire incidents show again how enforcement, prevention and safety culture is needed to keep work- and public places safe

    14 March 2024

  4. News

    Unlocking potential: Gender-Responsive Budgeting in TVET and skills development - Investing in women's economic empowerment

    11 March 2024

    The ILO’s ProGRESS Project, funded by the Government of Canada, organised a dynamic discussion on ‘Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) for the skills and TVET sectors’ on 11 March 2024.

  5. Gender equality

    Social dialogue highlights areas for investment to boost gender equality in the world of work in Bangladesh

    04 March 2024

    Social dialogue on investing for accelerated gender equality in the world of work organised by the ILO highlights several challenges that continue to undermine the quest for gender equality in the world of work.

  6. Trade Unions

    ILO, GIZ partner to strengthen effectiveness and inclusivity of trade unions in Bangladesh

    29 February 2024

    The project is aimed at deepening and strengthening the effectiveness of workers’ organisations, as well as increasing the participation of women and youth in trade unions.

  7. Statement

    World Day of Social Justice reminds us of the importance of decent work

    29 February 2024

  8. Employment Promotion

    ILO, private sector discuss job creation potential of Bangladesh’s emerging trade and investment hub

    28 February 2024

    ILO together with the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry brought together representatives of the private sector in Chattogram to discuss and lay out strategies for harnessing the potential of the port city to create millions of decent jobs.

  9. Disability Inclusion

    Forty persons with disabilities receive job offers at groundbreaking national job fair

    20 February 2024

    The Bangladesh Business and Disability Network (BBDN) organized their largest post-COVID National Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities on 19 February resulting in 40 participants receiving jobs offers pending successful background checks.

  10. Decent work

    Bangladesh Tripartite Decent Work Country Programme Steering Committee begins 2024 reflecting on progress

    31 January 2024

    Labour reforms, green jobs for a just transition and private sector driven skills development to be prioritized in 2024.