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.

2016

  1. ILO Nepal Decent Work Newsletter Bi-annual, issue 4, December 2015

    05 January 2016

    The latest newsletter reflects on the issues of workers, employers, social protection, and human stories - rebuilding lives from natural disaster and returnees migrant women and forced labour.

2015

  1. Indigenous Peoples in the World of Work in Asia and the Pacific: A Status Report

    01 December 2015

    Concerns for indigenous peoples’ rights and well-being are an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks to tackle poverty and inequality by empowering groups experiencing socioeconomic vulnerability. This report compiles, systematizes and analyses information on indigenous peoples in the world of work in 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific.

  2. No easy exit – Migration bans affecting women from Nepal

    20 November 2015

  3. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) — Flyer

    20 October 2015

  4. Strategic HIV/AIDS Response in Enterprises (SHARE): Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The ILO’s Strategic HIV/AIDS Response in Enterprises (SHARE) taps into the resources of the public and private sectors for the benefit of workers, their families, and enterprises – not to mention national economies. SHARE’s principal objectives are to help overcome HIV employment-related discrimination and to prevent HIV by reducing risky behaviours among workers in selected economic sectors, especially those that might be more vulnerable to HIV due to working and related living conditions.

  5. ILO Publications Catalogue 2015

    01 October 2015

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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

    30 June 2015

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

    30 June 2015

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

    26 June 2015

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

    26 June 2015

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

    26 June 2015

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

    26 June 2015

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.