This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO Office in Nepal.
New guide offers insights to business on employing people with disability in the Asia Pacific Region
30 March 2022
Updated ILO resource aims to help companies looking to provide accessible and supportive workplaces.
25 March 2022
The ILO Governing Body has elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General, who will take office in October 2022.
25 February 2022
The International Labour Organization is strengthening its collaboration with several multilateral system agencies to urgently address the inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, within and between countries.
22 February 2022
The Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery, organized by the International Labour Organization, opened with a plea by the ILO Director-General for the international community to take action to address the ‘dangerous inequalities’ exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic within and among countries.
21 February 2022
The joint publication encourages countries to strengthen the protection of health workers by improving the management of occupational health and safety at national, sub-national and health facility levels.
02 February 2022
New analysis from the ILO and WHO sets out recommendations for safe and productive hybrid and teleworking.
21 October 2021
A recent workshop highlighted existing challenges and opportunities, as well as actions taken by the ILO, governments and social partners to address decent work deficits facing sanitation workers in South Asia.
14 October 2021
In a statement to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, warned of a two-track recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and emphasized the need to increase investments in universal social protection, decent work and a just green transition.
25 June 2021
Public urged to take part in the campaign to raise awareness of violence and harassment in the workplace and to encourage their governments to ratify ILO Convention No. 190.
21 June 2021
The International Labour Organization is to launch a global campaign to promote ratification of the Violence and Harassment Convention.
11 June 2021
The International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn that the pandemic context may threaten Nepal’s progress in eradicating child labour.
29 April 2021
ILO Nepal and Central Bureau of Statistics in Nepal have jointly released the Nepal Child Labour Report 2021. The report highlights key data and analysis crucial to end child labour in the country, and reveals how the progress in human development indicators has direct impact on the status of child labour.
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.
03 February 2021
The competition aims to harness the power of music to help combat child labour, which affects 152 million children worldwide.
29 January 2021
Joint press release on a new survey on employment relationship in the brick industry in Nepal.
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.
15 December 2020
Pandemic leads to huge reduction in working hours, reverses job growth and pushes millions into working poverty.
15 October 2020
Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.
18 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive disruption of economies and labour markets with disproportionate impacts on youth employment in Asia and the Pacific, says a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
11 August 2020
The disproportionate effect of the pandemic on young people has exacerbated inequalities and risks reducing the productive potential of an entire generation, according to the International Labour Organization.