Events and meetings


  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

  2. Summer Global Youth Forum 2022: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2030 agenda for sustainable development

    25 July - 12 August 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2022 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  3. Enabling Economic Reintegration of Returnee Migrant Workers: Welcome Home Project Inception Workshops

    21 - 24 June 2022

    Welcome Home Project Inception Workshops were organized in the Morang, Sunsari and Jhapa districts to share the project’s outcomes and activities and get feedback from the project stakeholders, representatives of local governments, employers, workers, and other organizations working in the labour migration, employment, and skills development fields.


  1. National Webinar to launch the Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Nepali Journalists

    13 August 2021

    The toolkit provides information and advice to media professionals on how to report accurately and effectively on forced labour and fair recruitment.

  2. Asia and Pacific: Regional launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    16 July 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) organized a high-level regional launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 16th July2021. “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” is launched during a panel discussions which bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union in Asia and Pacific.

  3. National Dialogue on the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work in Nepal and promoting the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206)

    25 June 2021

    To mark the second anniversary of the adoption of ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) and Recommendation (No. 206), a National Dialogue on the Elimination of Violence and Harassment in the World of Work in Nepal will be organized on 25 June 2021 by ILO in collaboration with C190 Action Group with the support from ILO/Japan Fund for Building Social Safety Nets in Asia and the Pacific.

  4. Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    18 June 2021

    Interaction programme to observe 10th anniversary of ILO Convention No. 189 on International Domestic Workers Day 2021

  5. World Day Against Child Labour in the context of International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour in Nepal

    11 June 2021

    The ILO Country Office for Nepal, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, is organizing a national social dialogue event with ILO constituents and development and policy advocacy partners, on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour 2021.

  6. Follow up meeting of Kathmandu Working Group, a joint platform for Advocacy and Action for homeworkers working in lower tiers of supply chain in Nepal

    14 May 2021

    The meeting discussed on drafting national policy framework for homeworkers and own- account workers and guidelines for the implementation of labour law and social security law for these workers groups.

  7. C190 Action Group Training

    5 - 7 April 2021

    The ILO/Japan Project on Strengthening Action against Violence and Harassment with Focus on Sexual Harassment in the World of Work in Nepal concluded the first batch of training to strengthen the capacity of C190 Action Group on prevention and elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work.

  8. 2nd UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

    17 - 19 March 2021

    This second regional forum aims at raising awareness about business and human rights issues in South Asia and facilitating the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).

  9. Consultation and validation workshop on states of skills in Nepal assessment and priorities: Towards improved skills and lifelong learning

    10 March 2021

    The workshop aims to seek inputs from key stakeholders and agree on major challenges facing Technical and Vocational Education and Training sector in Nepal, key areas for potential ILO technical assistance in addressing the challenges, and the Theory of Change.

  10. Re-emphasising Women’s Right to Mobility

    5 March 2021

    The Office is organizing a panel discussion to mark the International Women’s Day.

  11. C190 Action Group launch meeting

    11 February 2021

    The launch of C190 Action Group took place on 11 February 2021 with the participation of women and men members coming from employers’ and workers’ organizations and the government. The C190 Action Group aims to advance gender equality and social justice by working towards the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work in Nepal.

  12. Provincial launch of Enhancing Social Protection System: Towards Investments for Results in Nepal

    5 February 2021

    The European Union is supporting the extension of Social Protection through a new initiative on improving synergies between public finance management and social protection. The global Action is implemented in 18 countries and in Nepal the action is jointly led by UNICEF and ILO and implemented in collaboration with We Social Movements (WSM) on behalf of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors.


  1. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign in Nepal

    25 November - 10 December 2020

    The Office, in partnership with various organizations, successfully organized the global campaign from 25 November to 10 December 2020. This year’s theme was “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”, the Office targeted both formal and informal sectors through the campaign.

  2. Tripartite meeting for dissemination of findings of rapid assessment on the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and their families and the recruitment industry in Nepal

    12 October 2020

    A tripartite discussion to share the key findings of the assessment and identify key recommendations to ensure the rights of migrant workers and their families are protected throughout the migration cycle.

  3. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Protecting Workers in the Workplace in Asia and Pacific

    23 July 2020

    This webinar will offer trade unionists in Asia-Pacific an opportunity to discuss “Pillar 3: Protecting workers in the workplace” while exploring possible actions and strategies to influence, shape and support successful policy outcomes linked to the ILO Policy Framework.

  4. ILO Webinar on COVID-19:Supporting Enterprises, Jobs and Income in Asia and Pacific

    16 July 2020

    This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0, will explore how to cushion the devastating consequences for the loss of income many workers face during lockdown as well as the policies in place such as wage subsidies, job retention schemes and other efforts in terms of short-term support and extension of social protection. Trade union strategies that can influence, shape and support these actions will also be discussed.

  5. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Stimulating the Economy and Employment​ in Asia and Pacific

    23 June 2020

    The lockdown measures have sparked an unprecedented economic crisis in most countries around the world. “Jobs-led” and “human centred” economic policies have become increasingly important and necessary in the COVID-19 crisis and recovery response. The ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 Crisis based on International Labour Standards identified out four (4) pillars to fight the crisis and one of which is the pillar on “Stimulating the Economy and Employment”. This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0 will explore how economic and employment policies (in particular active labour market policies) can support workers and sectors in the Asia Pacific region to promote employment growth and more decent work on the road to recovery.