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.

2017

  1. World of Work magazine: Migration should be a choice

    24 May 2017

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference (ILC), including migration.

  2. Trade Union Reference Manual on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    08 May 2017

    This reference manual, seeks to assist trade union leaders, members and sympathizers, in their engagement in these national strategies for sustainable development.

  3. An analytical briefing on the social security sector in Nepal

    28 April 2017

    This brief looks at the current and future dimensions of the social security system and the preparation that is needed to better manage delivery of the entitlements and services.

  4. Migration of health workers from Nepal

    01 March 2017

    The report examines the stock and flow of migrant Nepali health workers while exploring policies governing such movement and the consequent impact on the country's health care situation.

  5. Brochure - From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labor (The Bridge Project)

    02 February 2017

    The project aims to effectively eliminate traditional and modern slavery/forced labour systems and to significantly reduce contemporary forms of forced labour, which are often linked to human trafficking.

  6. Nepal Labour Market Update, January 2017

    31 January 2017

    It provides a snapshot of economic and labour market trends in Nepal based on official data available as of January 2017. It looks at the socio-economic and labour market indicators, including GDP growth, labour migration, poverty, industrial policy and job creation and growth.

  7. Brick by Brick: Unveiling the full picture of South Asia’s brick kiln industry and building the blocks for change

    30 January 2017

2016

  1. 50 years of Work in Nepal: Reflecting back and looking forward - Together for Social Justice 1966-2016

    14 December 2016

    The photobook shows the journey of the 50-year history from 1966 to 2016 in the World of Work in Nepal.

  2. Promoting informed policy dialogue on migration, remittance and development in Nepal

    12 December 2016

    Remittances have a significant impact at the household level because they allow migrants and their families an opportunity for increased income and a better standard of living in Nepal.

  3. Advocacy for Rights and Good Corporate Governance (UNNATI-Inclusive Growth Programme in Nepal) Project Fact sheet

    12 December 2016

  4. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labor (The Bridge Project) Fact sheet

    12 December 2016

  5. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) Project fact sheet

    12 December 2016

  6. Way out of Informality: Facilitating formalization of informal economy in Nepal (WOI) (Project fact sheet)

    12 December 2016

    The project aims at facilitating formalization of informal businesses and employment relationships and discourage informalization of formal economy firms and jobs in Nepal and in South Asia.

  7. Strengthening National Rural Transport Programme (SNRTP) (Project fact sheet)

    12 December 2016

    The project aims to enhance the availability and reliability of transport connectivity for rural communities in the thirty-three (33) districts in Nepal. It will assist in building bridges and maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrading of the local road networks and river crossing.

  8. The ILO in Nepal

    09 December 2016

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Nepal. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  9. Nepal. Report to the Government. Moving towards a Social Protection Floor in Nepal. An ILO design and cost assessment for five new social insurance schemes for sickness, maternity, employment injury, unemployment, and medical care

    07 September 2016

    ILO/TF/Nepal/R.8

  10. Nepal. Report to the Government. Moving towards a Social Protection Floor in Nepal. An ILO actuarial study for a new pension scheme for all private sector workers and the self-employed

    07 September 2016

    ILO/TF/Nepal/R.9

  11. Labour Migration for Employment: A Status Report for Nepal 2014/2015

    17 July 2016

    The report is to document the current data, trends, issues and challenges relating to foreign employment and inform various country-level initiatives in both sending and receiving countries, including policy decisions and the improvement of migration management mechanisms and governance institutions to promote safe and dignified migration.

  12. When the safety of Nepali migrant workers fails: A review of data on the numbers and causes of the death of Nepali migrant workers

    22 June 2016

    The report presents and analyses data sets and information on the deaths of Nepali migrant workers during their employment in the countries of destination. In addition to providing a comprehensive review of the numbers and reasons for the death of Nepali migrants, the report also aims to compare it with the death rates of the general population in Nepal. It makes an attempt to take a critical look at the limitations of the data while highlighting how the reporting on fatalities among migrant workers can be improved.

  13. Promoting Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia - The ILO South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project 2013 - 2016: A status update (as of December 2015)

    08 April 2016

    The Promoting Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia: The ILO South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project 2013–2016 booklet provides a brief overview of South Asia labour migration patterns and highlights key challenges for migration governance in the sub-region. It also provides an update on the status and key achievements of the ILO South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project upto December 2015.