This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO Office in Nepal.
26 March 2020
Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, calls on G20 countries to work together to protect people, jobs, incomes and enterprises from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 March 2020
An initial assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the global world of work says the effects will be far-reaching, pushing millions of people into unemployment, underemployment and working poverty, and proposes measures for a decisive, co-ordinated and immediate response.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
27 November 2018
The Government of Nepal launched its contribution-based Social Security Scheme today. The contribution-based social security scheme is funded through the contributions made by the workers and the employers. This is a historical step towards achieving decent work for all.
15 October 2018
Nepal launched its Decent Work Country Programme 2018-2022 on two priorities.
11 April 2018
A new web platform aimed at migrant workers lists user reviews of recruitment agencies. By helping migrants avoid falling for false promises, the website is an important tool to promote fair recruitment.
National Dialogue on the Status of Contract Farming in Nepal and the Urgency of Drafting Contract Farming Legislation
16 October 2017
A national-level dialogue on the Status of Contract Farming in Nepal and the Urgency of Drafting Contract Farming Legislation was organized in Kathmandu on 16 October 2017 by the Advocacy for Rights and Good Corporate Governance (UNNATI) programme.
Consultation Meeting on the Role of Trade Unions for Effective Implementation of Local Development Programmes to achieve Decent Work in Nepal
13 October 2017
A consultation meeting on the Role of Trade Unions for Effective Implementation of Local Development Programmes to achieve Decent Work in Nepal was organized in Kathmandu on 13 October 2017.
07 August 2017
The International Labour Organization (ILO) supported Strengthening National Rural Transport Programme (SNRTP) organized its annual progress review and planning workshop for its 36 working districts.
19 July 2017
The partnership launch aims to highlight the importance of improving advocacy for responsible business, including rights and good corporate governance in four value chains: orthodox tea, ginger, dairy and cardamom in seven hilly districts of eastern Nepal.
17 July 2017
The International Labour Organization (ILO) pays a courtesy call to the newly elected Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr Farmullha Mansur.
15 June 2017
Societies cannot prosper under conditions of gender discrimination and inequality, said Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the World of Work Summit of the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference.
14 June 2017
The Right Honourable President, Ms Bidya Devi Bhandari to address the International Labour Organization’s World of Work Summit in Geneva, Switzerland.
27 April 2017
The ILO Gallup survey shows that the majority of men and women believe that it is acceptable for women to work.
08 March 2017
In Nepal 83 per cent of those surveyed are in this view. The ILO Gallup World Poll surveyed 149,000 adults in 142 countries. It is representative of more than 99 percent of the global adult population.
13 February 2017
The ILO Office in Nepal organized the official launch of the “The Bridge Project - From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour” in Lalitpur, Nepal. The project will support the Government of Nepal’s efforts in the fight against forced labour.
26 January 2017
Brick by Brick report highlights working conditions and practices affecting millions of people and hundreds of thousands of animals in the industry every day.
ILO Director-General calls on Nepal to promote domestic employment, fair migration and social dialogue
14 December 2016
"Labour policies should recognize the needs of all groups to access skills and decent work opportunities," said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.
12 December 2016
Director-General of the International Labour Organization, Mr Guy Ryder visiting Nepal from 13 to 15 December 2016 to mark 50 years of development partnership.
ILO and Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) discuss steps for creating an enabling business environment
05 September 2016
The meeting focused on the policy environment and practical issues related to business development, employment creation, industrial relation and promoting social dialogue.