Events and meetings


  1. Study Tour/Exposure Visit for Delegates from Bangladesh to Nepal

    22 - 28 May 2016

    A study tour is organized by the Way Out of Informality Project (WOI) for a Delegation of officials from government, workers and employers and key stakeholders from Bangladesh from 22 to 28 May 2016. The exposure visit is to share knowledge and exchange of good practices under the Project to enhance joint capacities for the formalization of informal enterprises of the construction sector.

  2. Consultative cum sharing workshop: Occupational code system in Nepal

    12 May 2016

    The one-day consultative workshop will gather views and practical ideas from various stakeholders to finalize the Occupational Code System in Nepal (OCSN) and have a better understanding of the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO).

  3. Seminar on Promoting Responsible and Sustainable Business Practices in Nepal

    10 - 11 May 2016

    The Seminar will bring together representatives of governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, enterprises and experts from ILO to share information and exchange experiences on Responsible Business Practices (RBP). It will shed light on why value chain sustainability is important for commercial growth and will provide actionable insights into collaboration, business strategy and stakeholders engagement.

  4. A Seminar cum Interaction Programme on Youth Employment in Domestic Labour Market

    6 May 2016

    A seminar cum interaction programme on Youth Employment in Domestic Labour Market was organized on 26 September 2017 to provide information on the current policies and practices in three sectors including agriculture, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors and to develop a results oriented action plan.

  5. National Workshop on ILO Recommendation 204 and developing National Roadmap for Formalizing Informal Economy in Nepal

    5 - 6 May 2016

    The ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) is organizing the workshop. The objective is to sensitize and raise awareness on Recommendation No.204 on informal economy followed by developing a National Roadmap to address informal economy in the coming years.

  6. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April - 4 May 2016

    The Ministry of Labour and Employment together with its social partners will organize a weeklong series of events in Kathmandu and nationwide to mark World Day for Safety and Health (OSH) at Work which include mass awareness rally on 28 April 2016, radio-talk, workshops and interaction programmes. The ILO is supporting the Department of Labour to organize an interaction programme on 4 May 2016 which will focus on an introduction of OSH, workplace stress and OSH in post-earthquake re-construction work.

  7. Occupational safety and health training for SNRTP Contract Managers and Engineers

    28 - 29 April 2016

    The training aims for a better understanding of occupational safety and health (OSH), legal provisions and their importance to contribute to safer and healthier practices at work places.

  8. Sharing and finalizing workshop on Definition and Indicators of Informal Economy for Nepal

    19 April 2016

    The ILO in collaboration with the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) and the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) are organizing a half day workshop for finalizing and sharing definition and indicators of Informal Economy for Nepal. The Government ministries, Departments, Employers and Workers representatives as well as other key actors are participating in the workshop. Mr Tite Habiyakare, Regional Labour Statistician from ILO's Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok will facilitate the workshop which is organized by the ILO's Way Out of Informality (WoI) Project funded by the Government of Japan.

  9. Pilot testing a fair recruitment model in the apparel industry

    11 April 2016

    The ILO’s FAIR project is currently implementing in collaboration with BWJ a pilot intervention model to eliminate deceptive and coercive recruitment practices in the apparel industry in Jordan and thus reduce the vulnerability of migrant workers to forced labour. The aim of this pilot intervention is to demonstrate that fair recruitment is possible and that it benefits both employers and workers. A one-day workshop will be organized on April 11th, 2016 in Amman to present the objectives and expected results of this pilot programme.

  10. Consultation Workshop on Formalization of Construction Sector Petty Contractors in Municipalities of Lalitpur District

    28 March 2016

    The aims of the workshop is to discuss about informality in construction sector, approaches and strategies for their formalizing and good practices.

  11. Regional Consultation and Cooperation Frameworks

    25 March 2016

    The main objective of the Seminar is to introduce the regional consultation and cooperation frameworks such as Colombo Process, Abu Dhabi Dialogue, Bali Process, and SAARC initiatives on labour migration agenda. The seminar also aims to have a panel discussion focusing on learning from the regional frameworks and its importance for the Government of Nepal to protect the rights of the Nepalese migrant workers.

  12. Capacity building Workshop on effective Bilateral Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding on Labour Migration

    24 - 25 March 2016

    The workshop aims to equip the relevant officials of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs to better understand, develop and improve, and to address constraints to the effective implementation of these agreements.

  13. World Water Day 2016

    22 March 2016

    The official World Water Day event for 2016 will be celebrated in Geneva at the ILO. It has been convened on behalf of UN-Water under the theme of “Water and Jobs” and will see the launch of the UN World Water Development Report on the issue.

  14. ILO/Japan Regional Skills Programme Regional Workshop on Skills for Green Jobs

    16 - 18 March 2016

    The ILO/Japan Regional Skills Programme is a forum where Member States will be able to gain information and good practices from Japan's experiences in the field of skills and employability. The ILO/Japan Skills Programme promotes close cooperation with all the tripartite partners and encourage social dialogue in all its skills and policy development among the countries in the region.

  15. Capacity Development Training on Employment Services

    14 - 17 March 2016

    The purpose of this capacity building training is to enhance knowledge on Labour Market Information and Employment Services and strengthen capacity on the operations and functioning of Employment Services.

  16. High Level South Asian Forum for Employers - Networking Meeting

    10 - 11 March 2016

    The course, which is specifically focused on the South Asian employers' organizations, seeks to bring together the Presidents and CEOs of the employers organizations of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to reinforce the network and mutual exchange

  17. National Steering Committee Meeting of the ILO's Way Out of Informality Project in Nepal

    4 March 2016

    The National Steering Committee (NSC) meeting of the Way Out of Informality Project in Nepal aims to review project implementation and progress sharing, as well as to provide strategic feedback and policy guideline. The NSC comprises of tripartite structure representing from the Government, Workers' and Employers’ Organizations. The Committee is chaired by the Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE).

  18. Stakeholders' Consultation Workshop

    28 February - 1 March 2016

    The workshop is to share the key findings of the Mid-Term Review of the Project - Towards Achieving the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour as Priority (ACHIEVE) and discuss the sustainability elements and scaling up of good practices towards child labour elimination in Nepal.

  19. Law and Policy Dialogue Workshop on Domestic Workers

    28 February 2016

    The aims of the workshop is to have a constructive interaction and sharing among the constituents and social partners, identify challenges and gaps in the existing laws and policies on domestic workers and find a way forward for its effective implementation.

  20. Procurement and Financial Management Training for District Technical Office Chiefs and Account Officers of 19 Western Clusters Districts

    25 - 26 February 2016

    The SNRTP Western Cluster level training was organized for Chief District Engineers and Account Officers of District Technical Office including Central Project Coordination Unit (CPCU), Programme Monitoring Unit (PMU) officials to review the status and facilitate in clarification of the issues that helps in effective project management as per World Bank and Government of Nepal requirements.