Press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO Office in Nepal.

2012

  1. World Day against Child Labour - Those who work the hardest are the poorest

    12 June 2012

    Media release jointly organised by UNICEF and ILO on the occasion on the World Day against Child Labour, 12 June 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal.

2011

  1. Asia and the Pacific: Bipartite Worker-Employer Workshop on Decent Work

    21 October 2011

  2. Colombo: Sub Regional Seminar on Strengthening Union Capacity in order to Achieve Decent Work

    19 October 2011

  3. Nepal: ILO Delegation met the Prime Minister of Nepal and the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly

    31 August 2011

  4. Nepal: Campaign for the Ratification and Application of ILO Conventions Nos. 87 and 98 in the Asia-Pacific Region

    31 July 2011

2010

  1. Youth unemployment at highest recorded level - ILO report; 36 million Asia Pacific young people unemployed – A possible “Lost generation”

    12 August 2010

    The global unemployment rate for young people has risen to its highest recorded level, and is expected to continue increasing until the end of 2010, a new report issued by the International Labour Organization (ILO) says.

  2. World Day against Child Labour - countries to "go for the goal" and tackle child labour

    10 June 2010

    As the football World Cup in South Africa kicked off, countries throughout Asia-Pacific marked World Day against Child Labour with an urgent appeal to "Go For the goal - end child labour".

  3. Focus on new emerging hazards in a changing world of work

    27 April 2010

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work will be observed widely this year against a backdrop of newly emerging hazards in the world of work and growing concern over the impact of the global economic crisis,” according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).

2009

  1. Regional experts discuss impact of financial crisis on jobs and global production networks

    13 October 2009

    New research into the effects of the economic crisis on jobs in global production networks has been highlighted at an international meeting at Thammasat University. The meeting brought together experts and researchers from 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific to discuss their research findings and the impact of the crisis. The aim was to contribute to the policy debate on economic recovery and decent jobs in Asia and the Pacific. The International Seminar on Jobs in Global Production Networks – Crisis and Recovery was held at Thammasat’s Tha Prachan campus on Tuesday, 13 October 2009. It was attended by members of the Network of Institutes for Labour Studies from Australia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam.

  2. Media Advisory - World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2009; Give girls a chance: end Child Labour

    10 June 2009

    Media information on the annual World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June and new report being released and events of local and global.

  3. Statement of the participants of the Asia Regional Seminar "Experiences and lessons learned concerning the implementation of indigenous peoples' rights"

    29 April 2009

    More than 90 representatives of indigenous peoples, government and national human rights institutions from 13 Asian countries, along with representatives of UN agencies and bilateral and multilateral development agencies convened in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Seminar was jointly organized by the Asian Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), the Regional Initiative on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Development of the UNDP (UNDP-RIPP), the Programme to Promote ILO Convention No. 169 of the ILO (ILO/PRO 169) and the National Foundation for the Development of Indigenous Nationalities (NFDIN).

2008

  1. ILO signs US$1 million partnership agreement with Korean Government

    08 May 2008

    The ILO and the Government of the Republic of Korea have signed a US$1,040,000 partnership agreement funding ILO work in more than 11 countries in Asia and the Pacific.

  2. ILO approves US$500,000 projects to combat child labour

    25 January 2008

    Through the eight new Action Programme almost 9,600 children of freed Kamaiya and Haruwa/Charuwa will be mainstreamed into formal education or Out of School Programmes (OSP), depending on their age.

  3. Global employment trends 2008

    23 January 2008

    South Asia could end poverty in a generation, but only if economic development is accompanied by inclusive labour market policies, according to a new report by the ILO.

2007

  1. Nepal ratifies ILO Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples' Rights

    19 September 2007

    Nepal becomes the first country in South Asia to ratify the Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (No.169) adopted by the ILO in 1989.

  2. Nepal ratifies ILO Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples’ Rights

    19 September 2007

    The Legislative Parliament of Nepal has approved the ratification of the Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (No.169) adopted by the ILO in 1989. Nepal thus becomes the first country in South Asia to ratify this Convention and the only second country in all of Asia to do so.

  3. Nepal ratifies ILO Forced Labour Convention

    04 September 2007

    On 16 August, the Legislative Parliament of Nepal approved the ratification of the Abolition of Forced Labour Convention (No.105) adopted by the ILO in 1957.

  4. Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) in South Asia

    03 September 2007

    South Asia shows significant progress in productivity and working poverty, but low female labour force participation misses productivity potential

  5. Press release of the Ministry of Finance (MoF)- ILO provides a grant assistance of US$3 million to the Government of Nepal.

    09 August 2007

    The Government of Nepal and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed the implementation agreement in Kathmandu today for the "Employment for Peace Building through Local Economic Development" (EmPLED) project. The three-year, US$3 Million (NRs.194.7 million) intervention funded by the Netherlands Government targets employment creation in Dhanusha and Ramechhap Districts. The primary target beneficiaries include youth, women and disadvantaged and marginalized groups.

  6. The Government of Nepal and the International Labour Organization (ILO) - Local Economic Development Programme for Dhanusha and Ramechhap Districts

    09 August 2007

    The Government of Nepal and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed the implementation agreement in Kathmandu today for the "Employment for Peace Building through Local Economic Development" (EmPLED) project. The three-year, US$3 Million (NRs.194.7 million) intervention funded by the Netherlands Government targets employment creation in Dhanusha and Ramechhap Districts. The primary target beneficiaries include youth, women and disadvantaged and marginalized groups.