Projects

The ILO Office in Nepal operates a wide range of projects focusing on jobs for peace through local economic development, child labour, indigenous peoples, migration, HIV/AIDS, and other development challenges. The Employers’ and Workers’ organizations play an active role in formulating and implementing these projects. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support the implementation of the Decent Work Country Programme in Nepal.

2019

  1. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) – Phase II

    1 November 2018 - 31 October 2021

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries include Hong Kong SAR, Jordan, Nepal, the Philippines, Tunisia and Qatar.

2017

  1. Towards Fair and Sustainable Global Supply Chains: Promoting Decent Work for Invisible Workers in Nepal”

    1 July 2017 - 30 June 2020

    The ILO/Japan project “Towards fair and sustainable global supply chains: Promoting formalization and decent work for invisible workers in South Asia” (Sustainable Global Supply Chains in South Asia) aims to contribute to the development of ethical and sustainable global supply chains.

2016

  1. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (Bridge Project)

    1 September 2015 - 2 September 2019

    This project aims to support global and national efforts aimed at combating forced labour under the 2014 ILO Protocol and Recommendation on Forced Labour.

2015

  1. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (The Bridge Project)

    30 September 2015 - 30 September 2019

    The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the relevant Ministries and stakeholders, to develop, implement and monitor policies and national action plans on forced labour, provide capacity building to improve law enforcement, and support for public awareness campaigns to address all forms of forced labour.

  2. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR)

    1 August 2015 - 31 July 2018

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries for pilot projects include Tunisia, Jordan, Nepal and the Philippines.

  3. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) - Philippines

    1 August 2015 - 31 December 2018

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries for pilot projects include Jordan, Nepal, Tunisia and the Philippines.

  4. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) - Nepal

    1 August 2015 - 31 July 2018

    The project contributes to the promotion of fair recruitment practices affecting migrant workers globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. The countries selected for this project are Nepal, Jordan, Tunisia and the Philippines.

  5. Strengthening the National Rural Transport Program (SNRTP)- Nepal

    1 April 2014 - 31 December 2019

  6. Advocacy for Rights and Good Corporate Governance (UNNATI-Inclusive Growth Programme in Nepal)

    1 June 2015 - 31 December 2018

    The project contributes to promote improved advocacy for responsible business development, including rights and good corporate governance in selected four value chains; tea, ginger, milk and cardamom in seven districts of the Eastern Development Region of Nepal.

  7. Emergency Employment Response to Nepal Earthquake-affected Areas: Provision of OSH Equipment for Debris and Landslide Clearance Workers

    22 May - 31 December 2015

    In partnership with the Government of Japan, the Project contributes to enhance the occupational safety and health of the workers enrolled in debris, landslides clearance and road maintenance activities by providing protective clothing and hand tools.

  8. Towards Achieving the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour as Priority (ACHIEVE) Project

    1 June 2013 - 30 June 2016

  9. Actuarial Studies for the Establishment of Social Security Schemes (ASSESS): ILO Technical Assistance to the Social Security Fund in Nepal

    1 March 2015 - 31 August 2016

    With funding from the Government of Japan, the project contributes to the constituents’ efforts for improved quality and financial viability of social security schemes to be designed and implemented by the Social Security Fund (SSF), Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE). The designing of five social security schemes related to unemployment benefits, maternity benefits, medical care, sickness benefits, and employment injury benefits are based on the actuarial analysis carried out for these schemes.

  10. Work in Freedom: Preventing trafficking of women and girls in South Asia and the Middle East

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018

    The ILO-DFID “Work in Freedom” programme promotes empowerment and education, fair recruitment, safe migration and decent work for women and girls from South Asia, and thus contribute to the prevention of human trafficking in this region and in the Middle East.

  11. Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination (ECLM)

    1 August 2014 - 31 January 2018

    The project assesses the economic importance of labour immigration in a significant number of developing countries where immigrants represent a large share of the workforce in key economic sectors.

  12. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    1 February 2013 - 31 January 2016

    The project seeks to promote the human and labour rights of migrant domestic workers worldwide by addressing the challenges that make migrant domestic workers particularly vulnerable to the risks of exploitation and abuse.

2014

  1. Labour Market Information and Employment Services (LIfE)

    22 December 2014 - 31 August 2018

    The project aims to implement commitments of the G20 Development Working Group in the area of human resources development by supporting target countries in designing; implementing and assessing improvements in selected building blocks of their skills development systems in order to better connect training to productive and decent work. Improving the quality of employment services through strengthened client orientation and capacity building of employment service centres and their officials; improving the collection and dissemination of labour market information and skill indicators; and knowledge sharing under the ILO South-South cooperation Framework will be the core components of this project.

  2. Migrant Workers Organizing through Cooperation with Trade Unions

    1 September 2014 - 1 September 2015

    The project’s central objective is to protect the rights of migrant workers through organizing, empowerment activities, enhanced cooperation and trade union support in countries of origin (Myanmar, Indonesia, and Nepal) and destination (Malaysia and Thailand).

  3. Employers Activities in Nepal (ACT/EMP)

    1 September 2014 - 31 December 2015

    The ILO's Bureau for Employers´ Activities is responsible for nurturing and developing the relationship between the ILO and the employers’ organizations.

  4. Strengthening National Rural Transport Programme (SNRTP)

    3 March 2014 - 31 July 2019

    The project aims to enhance the availability and reliability of transport connectivity for rural communities in the thirty-six (36) districts in Nepal. It will assist in building bridges and maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrading of the local road networks and river crossing.

  5. Project on Gender-Responsive Recovery for Sustainable Peace in Nepal

    10 January 2012 - 30 June 2014

    This joint project of ILO, FAO and UN Women aims to address economic, social and psychological hardships of conflict-affected women and their families through community-led women's empowerment initiatives.