11 April 2016 Meeting (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)
The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord) held its eighth Advisory Board (AB) meeting on 11 April 2016 in Dhaka. Representatives from supplier factories, sourcing agents, the Ministry of Labour (DIFE), IndustriAll RMG trade union federations (IBC-RMG), Accord signatory brands, and Bangladesh NGOs/CSOs participated in the discussions. The ILO Country Director served as the neutral Chair of the meeting of the Accord Advisory Board. The 11 April 2016 meeting was the first one under the revised terms of reference which expanded the meeting and discussions to include additional persons from the Advisory Board organizations.