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Bangladesh | Brussels, 22 April 2015

Speech: Remembering Rana Plaza: What next?

Commissioner Malmström today participated in an event at the European Parliament to mark the upcoming two year anniversary of the Rana Plaza clothing factory disaster in Bangladesh. She lauded the progress made by trade unions, businesses and the government of Bangladesh within the framework of the 2013 Sustainability Compact. But she also noted that much more needs to be done to improve conditions for Bangladesh's workers. The Compact is an EU initiative in partnership with the International Labour Organisation, the Government of Bangladesh, the United States and all supply chain stakeholders.

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