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.

2015

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

    1 June 2013 - 30 June 2016

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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 - 30 September 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.

  6. 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.

2013

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Development in Nepal (SHIELD)

    15 August 2013 - 30 November 2015

    The project contributes to the socio-economic development of Nepal by enhancing the application of International Labour Standards and modernizing occupational safety and health services.

  2. Bangladesh-Indonesia-Nepal-Sri Lanka-Philippines: Green jobs promotion

    11 August 2010 - 30 June 2012

    The ILO project Green Jobs in Asia assisted five Asian countries in initiating the shift towards low-carbon, environmentally friendly and climate resilient economies.

  3. Promoting the Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia through Actions on Labour Market Information, Protection during Recruitment and Employment, Skills and Development Impact

    1 June 2013 - 30 September 2016

    The Project aims to promote the management of labour migration from South Asia, to ensure effective protection of the rights of vulnerable migrant workers, enhance the development impact of labour migration and reduce irregular flows.

  4. Promoting the Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia through Actions on Labour Market Information, Protection during Recruitment and Employment, Skills and Development Impact (in Nepal, India and Pakistan)

    1 June 2013 - 30 September 2016

    The Project aims to promote the management of labour migration from South Asia, to ensure effective protection of the rights of vulnerable migrant workers, enhance the development impact of labour migration and reduce irregular flows.

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

    1 June 2013 - 31 August 2016

    The Project contributes to the elimination of child labour in Nepal, with a priority on its worst forms.

  6. ILO-DFID Partnership Programme on Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for Women Migrant Workers in South Asia and the Middle East "Work in Freedom"

    20 April 2013 - 31 July 2018

    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 and Jordan) through fair recruitment processes.

  7. ILO-DFID Partnership Programme on Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for Women Migrant Workers in South Asia and the Middle East - NEPAL

    20 April 2013 - 31 July 2018

    The Programme, known as “Work in Freedom”, aims to prevent trafficking of women and girls from Bangladesh, India and Nepal as migrant workers in major destination countries (India, Jordan, and Lebanon). It will empower women and girls economically and socially, ensuring decent work conditions and better wages at both origin and destination countries.

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

    1 February 2013 - 31 January 2016

    The programme focuses on promoting the decent work for migrant workers worldwide.

2012

  1. Gender Responsive Recovery for Sustainable Peace (GRRSP)

    1 September 2012 - 31 March 2015

    This is an inter-agency project of FAO, UN Women and ILO with support from the UN Peace Building Fund (PBF) for a duration of 2 ½ years in three districts of Nepal; Kavre, Ramechhap and Sindhuli. The implementation strategy is to address the economic, social and psychological hardships of about 2,000 conflict-affected women and their families through a multi-sectoral approach with a comprehensive activities that integrate multiple sectors with coordination from the relevant line Ministries, civil society, development partners and non-governmental organizations. The project contributes to further strengthen the implementation of national commitments to women’s empowerment and gender equality in the context of peace-building process.