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  1. © Ishara S.Kodikara / AFP 2019

    Nepal: Rights, quake rehab plan are musts for peace and development

    07 August 2015

    On the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, ILO News talked to Dr Mukta Singh Lama, an indigenous person from Nepal, about the post-earthquake situation and the impact of ILO Convention 169 on important rights of indigenous people.

  2. ILO and MoLE/DoL sign MoU to improve Employment Services in Nepal

    09 July 2015

    An impetus on improving the access to basic quality employment services that helps Nepalese job seekers especially the youth is underway following the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE), Department of Labour (DoL), Nepal and International Labour Organization on 9 July, 2015.

  3. Strengthening leadership capacities of stakeholders from Nepal and Paraguay to influence policies on migrant domestic workers

    23 May 2015

    The Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW) supported participation of the stakeholders from Nepal and Paraguay in the training organized by UN Women on Gender, Migration, Development: A Matter of Rights, aiming at replication of the training at national level and promotion of a gender sensitive approach of advocacy on migrant domestic workers’ rights.

  4. Why framing the discourse on human trafficking is important - some thoughts

    05 March 2015

  5. Workers of SAARC, unite

    18 December 2014

    Op Ed published in The Kathmandu Post

  6. SAARC commits to helping migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Anna Engblom, Chief Technical Advisor, South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project (funded by the European Union), ILO Country Office for Nepal

  7. SAARC commits to helping migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  8. © ILO - Jashim Salam 2019

    Young workers in Asia face instability and vulnerability

    27 August 2014

    A new International Labour Organization (ILO) report on the transitions of young people from education to the employment market in Asia and the Pacific, finds majority of youth in the region are either in low quality jobs or unemployed.

  9. © The Advocacy Project / Flickr 2019

    Fighting bonded labour in Nepal

    02 August 2013

    Though it is banned by the government and has all but disappeared from certain locations, bonded labour persists in some parts of the country.

  10. Question and answers on Work In Freedom programme

    15 July 2013

    The 5-year joint DFID/ILO programme aims to prevent over 100,000 girls and women from South Asia from falling victim to child and labour trafficking.