This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO Office in Nepal.
Leaders from Asia-Pacific address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work
07 July 2020
Government, Employers’ and Workers’ leaders from Asia Pacific are to address the largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments to discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.
Global leaders to address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work
07 July 2020
The largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments will discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.
Responses to COVID-19: International Labour Standards and tripartite cooperation needed, says the ILO
29 June 2020
ILO tools developed over 100 years help to address effectively the global crisis of COVID-19.
ILO issues guidance for safe, healthy, return to work during COVID-19
22 May 2020
Return to work policies should be informed by a human-centred approach that puts rights and international labour standards at the heart of economic, social and environmental strategies and ensures that policy guidance is embedded in national occupational safety and health systems.
Plug social protection gaps in developing countries to prevent future crises, ILO says
14 May 2020
Strengthened and comprehensive social protection systems will lessen the impact of crises such as COVID-19.
ILO: As job losses escalate, nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihoods
29 April 2020
The latest ILO data on the labour market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reveals the devastating effect on workers in the informal economy and on hundreds of millions of enterprises worldwide.
Protect workers both now and after lockdowns ease, says ILO
28 April 2020
The International Labour Organization warns that without adequate safeguards for returning workers there could be a second wave of the virus.
The COVID-19 crisis: A wake-up call to strengthen social protection systems
24 April 2020
Countries with effective health and social protection systems are better prepared to respond to the pandemic.
Global action to beat COVID-19 crisis vital to prevent employment disaster, ILO tells G20 ministers
23 April 2020
More needs to be done to protect workers and support businesses, particularly in low and middle income countries, the ILO Director-General has told labour ministers.
COVID-19 responses must be built on human solidarity, ILO tells World Bank/IMF
17 April 2020
In submissions to the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank the ILO Director-General has laid out a four-pillar plan of policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis, that are human-centred and built on global solidarity.
The world of work and COVID-19: How countries are responding
09 April 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll in many countries, the ILO is publishing a digest of the actions taken by its member States and their social partners, to lessen the impact on their economies and labour markets.
ILO: COVID-19 causes devastating losses in working hours and employment
07 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on working hours and earnings, globally. A new ILO report highlights some of the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.
ILO welcomes G20 commitment as a first global step in responding to the COVID-19 crisis
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.
Almost 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide as a result of COVID-19, says ILO
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.
Awarding innovative policies to empower youth
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.
Nepal launches contribution-based Social Security Scheme
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.
New Decent Work Country Programme for Nepal launched
15 October 2018
Nepal launched its Decent Work Country Programme 2018-2022 on two priorities.
New online ratings help migrant workers avoid unscrupulous recruiters
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.