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. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Migrant Domestic Workers, Health and HIV

    25 July 2016

    Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers - Research series in support of 2016 project report .

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Migrant Domestic Workers Across the World: global and regional estimates

    13 June 2016

    Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers - Research series in support of June 2016 project report release.

  8. 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.

  9. The ILO in Nepal, January 2016

    22 January 2016

    The Nepal Country Fact sheet shows the ILO programmes, key challenges, priorities, main actions and key results in collaboration with the constituents and social partners in Nepal.

  10. 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