Public information

Welcome to the public information section, covering the ILO’s activities in Nepal. This page acts as a gateway to a wide range of bilingual background material, including press materials, newsletters and journals, videos, leaflets, fact sheets and brochures.

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Press releases

  1. © Marvin Meyer 2021

    Rapid growth of digital economy calls for coherent policy response

    23 February 2021

    The growth of digital labour platforms is presenting opportunities and challenges for workers and businesses and a need for international policy dialogue.

  2. Music competition launched to raise awareness of child labour

    03 February 2021

    The competition aims to harness the power of music to help combat child labour, which affects 152 million children worldwide.

  3. Ending forced and child labour in Nepal’s brick industry - Need for a holistic approach

    29 January 2021

    Joint press release on a new survey on employment relationship in the brick industry in Nepal.

  4. © Jake Brewer 2021

    2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

    15 January 2021

    Child labour has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but 152 million children are still affected. The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably worsened the situation, but joint and decisive action can reverse this trend.