News and articles

  1. Request for Proposal (RFP): Implementation of livelihood programmes for victims of bonded labour in Siraha and Saptari districts of Province 2.

    05 July 2021

    The ILO invites Request for Proposal (RFP) from qualified training providers to implement livelihood-training programmes linking to self or wage employment for victims of bonded labour in Siraha and Saptari. The activities will focus on supporting the Haruwa-Charuwa population in Province 2, in Siraha and Saptari districts.

  2. Global labour migration increases by five million

    30 June 2021

    A new ILO report estimates that between 2017 and 2019 the number of people migrating for work internationally increased from 164 to 169 million.

  3. Call for Proposal: Results based Management and Communication Training for Local Employment Centres under Prime Minister Employment Programme

    29 June 2021

  4. Request for Proposal (RfP): Implementation Agreement to support MoLESS to contribute in implementing the second National Master Plan on Child Labour (NMP-II) through the ILO-FCDO-ARC Project

    21 June 2021

    The ILO invites proposals from qualified organizations (not for profit) to support MoLESS in implementing the NMP-II on Child Labour through the ILO-FCDO-ARC Project.

  5. Request for Proposal for the Development of Digital Case Management System to Facilitate Support for Migrant Workers for Violations in the Recruitment Process.

    16 June 2021

    The ILO Country Office for Nepal calls proposals from experienced, eligible, interested and competent candidates to develop a Digital Case Management System to Facilitate Support for Migrant Workers for Violations in the Recruitment Process.

  6. © Alex Proimos 2022

    10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

    15 June 2021

    On the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed continued vulnerabilities of domestic workers in the labour market.

  7. Request for Proposal (RFP): Implementation Agreement to implement livelihood-training programmes for victims of forced labour (Haruwa-Charuwa) in Siraha and Saptari districts of Province 2.

    15 June 2021

    The ILO invites request for proposal (RFP) from qualified training providers (Implementing Partner) to implement livelihood-training programmes linking to self or wage employment for victims of bonded labour in Siraha and Saptari. The activities will focus on supporting the Haruwa-Charuwa population in Province 2, in Siraha and Saptari districts. The Implementing Partner (IP) has to accomplish the tasks as described in the Terms of Reference (ToR).

  8. © Rod Waddington 2022

    Child labour rises to 160 million – first increase in two decades

    10 June 2021

    The International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn nine million additional children at risk as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. Fair recruitment benefits Nepali workers in Jordan garment industry

    09 June 2021

    An ILO led initiative that promotes fair recruitment in Nepal, is proving fair recruitment is attainable, achievable and accessible to all.

  10. © JannHuizenga 2022

    Slow jobs recovery and increased inequality risk long-term COVID-19 scarring

    02 June 2021

    ILO projections highlight the danger of a COVID-19 labour market legacy of increased geographic and demographic inequality, rising poverty and fewer decent jobs.