Events and meetings

2021

  1. 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).

  2. 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.

  3. Re-emphasising Women’s Right to Mobility

    5 March 2021

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

2020

  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.

  6. Domestic workers and COVID-19

    19 June 2020

    The ILO's Work in Freedom Programme, Nepal and WOREC, join collaboration in co-organizing the discussion to mark the International Domestic Workers' Day (16 June 2020).

  7. COVID-19 and Child Labour: Looking forward in times of crisis

    12 June 2020

    Join us for a high-level virtual debate on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour

2019

  1. National Workshop on Action against Violence and Harassment in the World of Work with focus on Gender-Based Violence in Nepal

    16 December 2019

    The ILO Country Office for Nepal, in collaboration with UN Women and CARE, organized a national workshop on “Action against Violence and Harassment in the World of Work with focus on Gender-Based Violence” in Kathmandu.

  2. Nepal: National Capacity Building and Planning Workshop for Stakeholders of Home Based Workers and Informal Workers in Supply Chains

    21 November 2019

    The two-day workshop was aimed to build capacity, create a common understanding and concertize possible actions on the issue of home workers, home-based workers, and other workers in the informal economy, who are part of global supply chains.

  3. Asia Regional Conference on reaching SDG Target 8.7: Eradicating forced labour, human trafficking and child labour

    20 - 22 November 2019

  4. Discussion on the report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work: Work for a brighter future

    20 May 2019

    The Government, representatives of employers and workers, and prominent economists have called for newer paths and committed actions to realize a human-centred agenda for the future of work in the event of growing challenges posed by technological advances, climate change and demography.

  5. National Tripartite Consultative Workshop for Promoting Occupational Safety and Health in Nepal

    11 March 2019

    Tripartite workshop to disseminate to understand the new national OSH policy of Nepal,draft OSH in construction sector standards and exchange practical experiences for improving OSH of construction sector and informal/home-based workers.

  6. Review and Planning Meeting

    28 February - 1 March 2019

    Work in Freedom programme in Nepal is organizing review and planning meeting with its partners who are implementing community-based interventions.

2018

  1. Launch of Job portal applications for android and iOS platforms and final project wrap up

    24 August 2018

    The programme is jointly organized by the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Department of Labour and Occupational Safety and ILO to launch the Employment Service Centres job portal and its applications.

  2. Technical Consultation on Alliance 8.7

    28 June 2018

    The workshop aims at providing information on Alliance 8.7, building commitments and discussing possible next steps to make Alliance 8.7 operational in Nepal.