Press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO Office in Nepal.


  1. Nepal's move inspires Asian indigenous leaders

    27 April 2007

    Sixty-one international participants from twelve Asian countries meet to discuss the challenges, opportunities and implementing the ILO Convention 169 and UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples (IPs).

  2. ILO releases Global Employment Trends 2007: South Asia faces growing gender unemployment gap & challenge of creating jobs.

    25 January 2007

    The number of people unemployed worldwide remained at an historic high in 2006, despite strong global economic growth


  1. Global labour leaders call for release of Nepalese trade unionists

    22 March 2005

    A group of top trade union leaders who are taking part in a session of the Governing Body of the tripartite UN's International Labour Organisation (ILO) went today to the Nepalese mission to the UN in Geneva to express their concern about the situation in Nepal and call for the release of detained trade unionists.

  2. ILO urges respect for trade union rights in Nepal

    04 February 2005

    The Director-General of the International Labour Office (ILO), Juan Somavia, today urged King Gyanendra of Nepal to "take all necessary steps to ensure the personal safety of the trade union leaders and members of the unions concerned".