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.
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.
1 October 2018 - 31 August 2021
The project focuses on strengthening service delivery capacity of diplomatic missions in major destination countries; support Government of Nepal in better prepared and positioned in regional and global migration related fora and reflect back its commitments; and promote new destinations or sectors in existing destinations for low-skilled Nepalese workers.
Work in Freedom, Phase II - Fair recruitment and decent work for women migrant workers in South Asia and the Middle East – Nepal
1 April 2018 - 31 March 2023
The Work in Freedom is an integrated programme to support mobility by choice among women and girls from destination countries (India, Bangladesh and Nepal) to decent jobs with safety and dignity of workers in destination countries (India, Lebanon, Jordan, Oman and Kuwait) through fair recruitment processes.
Towards Fair and Sustainable Global Supply Chains: Promoting Decent Work for Invisible Workers in South Asia”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 April 2014 - 31 December 2019
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.
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.
1 June 2013 - 30 June 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.