Publications

The ILO Office in Nepal publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals relevant to Nepal. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the ILO Office in Nepal.

2020

  1. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 6th edition

    23 September 2020

  2. Financing gaps in social protection: Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

    17 September 2020

    Closing the social protection coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing.

  3. Unemployment protection in the COVID-19 crisis. Country responses and policy considerations

    04 September 2020

    Income security is essential to mitigate the sudden and drastic impacts on employment of the lockdowns imposed to slow the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Extending social protection to informal workers in the COVID-19 crisis. Country responses and policy considerations

    04 September 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis and its economic and social impacts are particularly harsh for workers in the informal economy and their families. Almost 1.6 billion informal workers are affected by the lockdown and containment measures and/or are working in the hardest-hit sectors.

  5. Policy brief on addressing vulnerability to forced labour in the garment, textile and footwear sector (in Nepali)

    26 August 2020

    The policy brief includes related facts and recommended laws, policies and practices drawing on the experience of the Programme.

  6. Policy brief on practices and regulations of recruitment to domestic work (in Nepali)

    26 August 2020

    The policy brief highlights common recruitment practices and regulations observed along recruitment pathways to domestic work in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jordan and Lebanon.

  7. Policy brief on common myths and facts about domestic work (in Nepali)

    26 August 2020

    The policy brief includes related facts and recommended laws, policies and practices drawing on the experience of the Programme.

  8. Policy brief on anti-trafficking laws, policies and practices (in Nepali)

    26 August 2020

    The brief includes related facts and recommended laws, policies and practices drawing on the experience of the Programme.

  9. © UN Women/Fahad Abdullah Kaize 2020

    Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

  10. Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

  11. Youth & COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being

    11 August 2020

    The report captures the immediate effects of the pandemic on the lives of young people (aged 18–29) with regards to employment, education, mental well-being, rights and social activism. Over 12,000 responses were received from young people in 112 countries.

  12. Extending social security to workers in micro and small enterprises

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  13. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  14. An ILO for All Seasons-The International Labour Organization's Ways out of Crisis

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  15. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy: Lessons from international experience

    29 June 2020

    For most workers in the informal economy, the lack of social protection is a challenge not only in their daily struggles to make ends meet but in their aspirations to obtain decent work, rights and dignity. For the societies in which they live, the lack of social protection coverage weakens social justice and undermines inclusive growth and the realization of human rights.

  16. Social protection for migrant workers: A necessary response to the COVID-19 crisis

    24 June 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic represents a major public health challenge and is having serious economic and social impacts on origin, transit and destination countries, as well as on migrant workers and their families and on businesses and their operations.

  17. World Day Against Child Labour - Leaflet 2020

    12 June 2020

    COVID - 19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever!

  18. COVID-19 and child labour: A time of crisis, a time to act

    12 June 2020

    With the COVID-19 pandemic, we face the risk of reverting years of progress. We may see an increase in child labour for the first time in 20 years. This is why ILO and UNICEF decided to look into the ways the crisis is affecting child labour.

  19. Impact of COVID-19 on Nepali Migrant Workers: Protecting Nepali Migrant Workers during the Health and Economic Crisis

    10 June 2020

    The brief provides information on impact of the health and economic crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic on Nepali migrant workers and identifies a number of key recommendations to assist governments and other stakeholders in designing COVID-19 policy responses that can help to ensure the protection of migrant workers.

  20. Preventing exclusion from the labour market: Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis

    27 May 2020

  21. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 4th edition

    27 May 2020