Events and meetings


  1. © Sajjad Hussain / AFP 2022

    Launch of DFID-ILO “Work in Freedom” programme

    15 July 2013

    The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) will launch the new “Work in Freedom” programme to fight trafficking of women and girls from South-Asia.

  2. No to child labour in domestic work - World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2013

    11 - 12 June 2013

    The Department of Labour (DoL), Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) together with the ILO, UNICEF, social partners and the civil society organizations are organizing a Media Conference on 11 June 2013 in Kathmandu highlighting the global slogan “No to child labour in domestic work”. Similarly, a Walkathon on 12 June 2013 is organized with the initiation of DoL, in Kathmandu, where around fifteen hundred people concerned with child labour issues are expected to participate. Besides, a wide range of information and awareness raising materials will be disseminated in collaboration with DoL, ILO, UNICEF and Joint Trade Union Coordination Centre (JTUCC) to support the Day.

  3. Training of Trainers Course for Trade Union Educators

    22 - 26 April 2013

    The five day Course intends to equip major Nepalese trade unions with trained human resources in strengthening unions' capacity through regular trade union education. There will be twenty-five (25) participants (at least one third women) coming from five major trade union national centres in Nepal. The training focuses on training methodology, adult learning/teaching practices in a participatory approach. It is supported by ILO/ACTRAV Norway Project on Trade Unions for Social Jistice. The unions in support with the project will organize follow-up Trade Union education programs by utilizing the trainers.

  4. Training on International Labour Standards Reporting on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

    11 - 12 April 2013

    The training contributes to enhance knowledge base on the reporting mechanism and process of the ILO, with focus on Convention No. 169. The participants include constituents, the government officials and representatives from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Indigenous Peoples’ organizations (IPOs) and human-rights based non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

  5. Consultative Workshop on the Home Work Convention, 1996 (No. 177) and Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    9 - 10 April 2013

    The workshop, with the participation from the government (Ministry of Labour and Employment and Central Bureau of Statistics), workers and employers organizations and relevant non-governmental (NGO) organizations, promotes awareness to move towards the ratification and application of these Conventions.

  6. Sensitization Programme on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention No.169: Land and Natural Resources

    28 February 2013

    The main aim is to have a conceptual clarity on the ILO Convention No.169 to the policy makers and concerned key stakeholders in the formulation of National Land Policy in Nepal. This is a joint programme with the Ministry of Land Reform and Management (MoLRM), Nepal.


  1. Consultative workshop on Application of International Labour Standards (ILS) for Judges, Government Attorneys, Private Lawyers and Legal Educators

    12 - 13 December 2012

    The National Judiciary Academy (NJA) in collaboration with the ILO is organising the workshop. The programme aims to enable the government and key stakeholders for effective application of the International Labour Standards ratified by the country in their daily practice.

  2. Planning Workshop of Project on Way Out of Informality: Facilitating Formalization of Informal Economy in Nepal

    11 December 2012

    To share the overall concept of the project Way Out of Informality, present the global, South Asian and Nepal’s situation on the informal economy and discuss and prepare an initial tentative plan to guide the launching of the Project.

  3. Training on International Labour Standards Reporting Obligations

    10 - 11 December 2012

    The training aims to strengthen national capacity to discharge the reporting obligations on international labour standards under the ILO Constitution.

  4. Knowledge Sharing Workshop of Project on Way Out of Informality: Facilitating Formalization of Informal Economy in Nepal

    10 December 2012

    The objective of this workshop is to share the global and South Asian and Nepal’s good practices on the informal economy and formalization of firms and workers and share the overall concept of the proposed project with stakeholders.

  5. Consultations Workshop with Constituents on Finalizing Results Framework and Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Nepal Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2013-2017

    6 December 2012

    In this workshop, the draft Results Framework and Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) Plan will be presented to the constituents. The major objectives are to build a consensus among the constituents and the ILO on the country programme priorities for intervention and two to three major intended results, the indicators to measure the achievement of the results for the measurement of the expected results and major outputs to be delivered by each constituent towards achieving the expected results.

  6. Workshop for Developing Results Framework and Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for Nepal Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2013-2017

    3 - 5 December 2012

    The workshop with the ILO staff is to develop a draft Results Framework and Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) Plan for the Nepal's Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2013-2017. The Office has conducted consultations with constituents and major partners to define country programme priorities.

  7. Workshop on Survey of Cross-Border Migration and Trafficking of Adults and Children for Forced Labour

    29 November 2012

    Following the initiation of the ILO Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour (SAP-FL), a one day workshop, will be organized by the ILO IPEC Project in Nepal. The main purpose of the workshop is to identify the tools and methods to be adopted for the mentioned survey. ILO's constituents including the key stakeholders, academia, research institutes and individuals working on forced labour, migration, trafficking and child labour issues will form part of the workshop.

  8. Workshop on Reformation of Bonded Labour Act

    23 - 24 November 2012

    The main objective was to communicate the key decision of the government on reformation of the Bonded Labour Prohibition Act and have inputs from the key stakeholders and the target groups about the needs to be addressed in the reformed law. Both technical and financial support were provided to the Ministry of Land Reform and Management (MoLRM). There were forty-six participants from the concerned Ministries (Ministry of Labour and Employment and Ministry of Law Ministry of Law, Justice, Constituent Assembly & Parliamentary Affairs), external legal experts, key non-governmental organizations working for elimination of bonded labour, and the concerned groups (Kamaiya, Haliya and Haruwa/Charuwa).

  9. Youth Conference of Trade Unions on "Decent Youth Employment and ILO Standards"

    9 - 10 November 2012

    The two day conference of young trade union leaders discussed on youth issues at workplace, ILO standards promoting decent youth emoloyment and ratification and implementation status of ILO conventions in Nepal. The workshop also prepared and adopted a summary and recommendation for decent youth employment and various strategies and activities in mobilizing/strengthening youth committees for promoting youth initiatives within the trade unions.

  10. Refresher training for Trade Union Educators on Organizing Informal Economy Workers

    5 - 7 November 2012

    The three day course offered an opportunity in sharing experiences of organizing informal economy workers for thirty (30)Trade Union Educators from major trade unions in Nepal. The course was based on ACTRAV Manual for organizing informal economy workers. A Nepali translated copy was provided to the participants. The participants presented their action plans for next year's organizing activities in Nepal.

  11. High level Nepal delegation visited Cambodia and Australia

    4 - 11 November 2012

    A high level tripartite delegation from Nepal headed by the Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment visited Arbitration Council of Cambodia and Fair Work Australia from 4 to 11 November 2012. The ILO's Labour Administration and Labour Relations Specialist, based in Bangkok accompanied the delegation. The key objective of the delegation was to learn and to share experiences on dispute settlement mechanisms and institutions in Nepal, Cambodia and Australia.

  12. Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference

    29 - 31 August 2012

    On 29-31 August 2012, a tripartite regional workshop will discuss the Green Jobs in Asia project to highlight successful approaches, areas of improvement and the way forward. Representatives from GJA will include Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. They will be joined by additional countries with Green Jobs experience: China, Fiji, India and Thailand.

  13. Training on Achieving Education for All and Eliminating Child Labour in Nepal

    26 - 30 August 2012

    A four half-day residential training on "Achieving Education for All and Eliminating Child Labour in Nepal" will be organized by the Danish Government funded ILO Project on Support to the Implementation of Nepals National Master Plan on the Elimination of Child Labour with technical and financial support from the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, Italy. The training is aimed at enhancing the mainstreaming of child labour issues into national education oriented programs and budgets. Around 35 representatives from the Government ministries, departments and related sections and commissions inlcuding social partners, key donors, international agencies and civil society will form part of this training course.

  14. Unofficial translation of the 15-point Declaration of the National Labour and Employment Conference, 9-11 July 2012

    11 July 2012

    The Conference concluded in Kathmandu with a 15-point declaration endorsed by the government, employers and trade unions.