Bangladesh’s RMG sector needs to strengthen its labour and working environment in adherence to the UNGPs with a view to better handling the post-graduation challenges. Over the past decade, the export-oriented RMG sector has made a significant progress in strengthening workplace safety. In continuation of this journey, the sector needs to focus on human and labour rights issues taking into account the post-LDC graduation requirements. The United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGPs) have provided a guideline for the industries on how to improve the labour rights practices in the workplace. Such a guideline will be highly beneficial for the RMG enterprises to better structure social compliances in adherence to international standards. The government agencies will get better understanding about how to facilitate factories in strengthening their labour practices.
In this context, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in partnership with the Christian Aid in Bangladesh organised a virtual dialogue titled “Building the RMG Sector in Adherence with the United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGPs)” on Saturday, 9 October 2021.
More details of the event: https://cpd.org.bd/labour-and-working-environment-in-rmg/