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.

2015

  1. Analysis of labour market and migration trends in Nepal

    23 September 2015

    The report presents an in-depth overview of Nepal's labour migration sector in Nepal, including trends and patterns of the population growth and labour markets; the demand situation in countries of destination; the technical and vocational education and training sector in Nepal and its relationship to labour migrants; and the process of labour migration and support provisions in place for workers. The focus on the report is on the examination of the various inter-linkages between these different aspects of Nepal's labour migration sector.

  2. Issue paper: Fair recruitment in international labour migration between Asia and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

    18 August 2015

    This paper was prepared for the ILO Regional Offices for Arab States and for Asia the Pacific, Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour Flows between Asia and Arab States Experts Meeting, held in Kathmandu in December 2014. The paper provides an overview of the international labour standards on recruitment, and current practices in countries of origin and destination, in particular the role that private recruitment agencies play. The main issues for achieving a fair migration system are analysed, including the political economy behind recruitment, and the potential to make international labour recruitment fair and transparent.

  3. Issue Paper: Promoting international cooperation and partnerships in addressing labour migration between Asia and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

    18 August 2015

    This paper was prepared for the ILO Regional Offices for Arab States and for Asia the Pacific, Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour Flows between Asia and Arab States Experts Meeting, held in Kathmandu in December 2014. The paper highlights the importance of cooperation among the many stakeholders involved in international labour migration and the forms of cooperation that have been implemented in the two regions. Best practices and areas for improvement of bilateral labour agreements (BLAs) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) are presented.

  4. ILO Nepal Decent Work Newsletter Bi-annual, issue 3, July 2015

    07 August 2015

    The third edition of ILO Nepal’s Newsletter is on Rebuilding Lives – Nepal Post-Earthquake. It is on rebuilding of human lives, sustainable livelihood recovery and reconstruction of physical infrastructures and enhanced social protection and personal experiences of those affected by the earthquake.

  5. Nepal Earthquake 2015: Post Disaster Needs Assessment (Volume B)

    30 June 2015

  6. Nepal Earthquake 2015: Post Disaster Needs Assessment (Volume A)

    30 June 2015

  7. Travel Smart – Work Smart A guide for Nepali migrant workers in Qatar

    26 June 2015

  8. Travel Smart – Work Smart A guide for Nepali migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates

    26 June 2015

  9. Travel Smart – Work Smart A guide for Nepali migrant workers in Kuwait

    26 June 2015

  10. Labour Market Trends Analysis and Labour Migration from South Asia to Gulf Cooperation Council Countries, India and Malaysia

    26 June 2015

  11. Migration and resilience: Experiences from Nepal's 2015 earthquake

    25 June 2015

    The research paper examines the impact of the April 25 earthquake and its aftershocks on a range of of behavioural issues linked to migration.

  12. Travel smart - Work smart: A guide for Nepali migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates

    22 June 2015

    The Travel smart – Work smart: A guide for Nepali migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides information to low- and semi skilled migrant workers helping them to feel more secure, work safely and profitably, and avoid exploitation and abuse when working in the UAE.

  13. Travel smart - Work smart: A guide for Nepali migrant workers in Qatar

    22 June 2015

    The guide provides information to low- and semi skilled migrant workers helping them to feel more secure, work safely and profitably, and avoid exploitation and abuse when working in Qatar.

  14. Travel smart - Work smart: A guide for Nepali migrant workers in Kuwait

    22 June 2015

    The guide for Nepali migrant workers in Kuwait provides information to low- and semi skilled migrant workers helping them to feel more secure, work safely and profitably, and avoid exploitation and abuse when working in Kuwait.

  15. Labour market trends analysis and labour migration from South Asia to Gulf Cooperation Council countries, India and Malaysia

    18 June 2015

    This report examines key labour market trends in six major destination countries for low-skilled migrant workers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

  16. NO to child labour–YES to quality education! World Day Against Child Labour,12 June 2015

    12 June 2015

    The World Day Against Child Labour is an opportunity to raise the collective voice against child labour and CALL IN all children back to school, who have been missing out on education since the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 2015.

  17. COOP news update

    29 May 2015

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between June and October, 2015.

  18. Nepal Earthquake April 2015 Preliminary Employment Impact Assessment

    21 May 2015

    This note analyses the employment impact of the recent earthquakes in Nepal.

  19. Mid-Term Evaluation of 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 (SALM)

    13 May 2015

    The purpose of the mid-term evaluation is to draw lessons from the implementation of the project with a view to assessing whether the project goals and objectives are still relevant. Based on this, the evaluation will assess to what extent the project is on track to reach its objectives and targets and provide recommendations for improvements. McGregor, Elaine, Maastricht University; Marchand, Katrin Maastricht University

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    The ILO Response to the Nepal Earthquake

    07 May 2015

    Following the worst earthquake in Nepal over the last 80 years, there is an urgent demand for assistance to poor households to help them rebuild their lives. This includes support to rebuilding infrastructure as well as securing poor households with income – through employment opportunities created by reconstruction efforts. The ILO has been asked by the Government of Nepal to contribute to such efforts.