Events and meetings


  1. Tripartite Workshop on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining for Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives and Bangladesh 1-3 March 2010

    1 - 3 March 2010

    The ILO Colombo Office, jointly with the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) and the International Labour Office in Geneva are organizing the “Tripartite Workshop on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining for Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives and Bangladesh” (code A351808) to take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 1st to 3rd March 2010.

  2. Training Workshop on Labour Inspection

    1 - 3 March 2010

    A three-day training workshop on Labour Inspection for Labour Inspectors and senior officials of the Ministry of Labour and Transport Management (MoLTM), Nepal was organized as part of the on-going Labour Market Governance Programme in Nepal. The course was to expose participants to the international experience and selected best practices to allow participants to analyze and discuss these experiences and improve both the labour inspectorate performance and their competences.


  1. Workshop on Infrastructure Development for Employment Creation and Social Safety Nets

    22 October 2009

    The primary objective of the workshop was to help the Government formulate policy on employment generation and public investment. The workshop shared regional and national experiences of employment intensive public works programmes, discussed ILO research findings of "Karnali Employment Programme", and recommended strategies for the future employment programmes through infrastrucrtue development. The workshop was co-organized by ILO Kathmandu, National Planning Commission and World Bank.

  2. Workshop on Methods of Organizing Informal Economy Workers in Nepal

    14 - 16 October 2009

    Informal economy is growing in Nepal especially due to the fact the formal sector is either stagnant or deteriorating by recent political change. The largest sector of informal economy in Nepal is agriculture with traditional employment relationship with so called feudal system. There are other sectors growing in urban areas particularly on home based activities ranging from domestic house works to ancillary activities for some big export items like woollen carpets, garments, mbroidery ande handicrafts. Construction is another sector of steady growth in big cities like Kathmandu and Biratnagar where most of the work takes place in informal employment relationship.

  3. Training of Trainers on Joint Union-Management Negotiating Skills

    8 - 11 September 2009

    The training is for ILO's constituents on skill of negotiation for resolving disputes at workplaces.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour

    12 June 2009

    The annual World Day Against Child Labour was marked by events in scores of countries around the world on 12 June amid growing concerns over the impact of the economic crisis on child labour, and in particular girls. For the World Day, the ILO will release a new report entitled "Give Girls a Chance: Tackling child labour, a key to the future," highlighting the exploitation of girls in child labour and warning that the crisis could force more girls out of education and into child labour.


  1. Workshop on Logical Framework on the Implementation of ILO Convention No. 169

    25 - 29 February 2008


  1. International Labour Organization (ILO) in Co-operation with Four Major Trade Union

    12 - 14 January 2005

    International Labour Organization (ILO) in Co-operation with Four Major Trade Union National Centres (ANFTU, DECONT, GEFONT and NTUC) organized a half-day interaction program with political parties and press/media representatives to discuss about workers rights issue during up-coming constituent assembly election in Nepal.

  2. 2nd National Labor Conference

    12 - 14 January 2005

    The conference, organized by His Majesty's Government, Ministry of Labor and Transport Management - Central Labor Advisory Committee with the objectives of getting recommendations for reforming policy and legal provisions, suitable to the present time context, necessary for revising labor and employment policy, present laws and institutional structure for promoting social dialogue among social partners and other stakeholders.


  1. ILO Regional Workers' Consultation on the Role of Trade Unions Fighting Child Labour and Bonded Labour

    3 - 6 March 2003

    Asia-Pacific regional meeting of workers on the role of trade unions in the fight against child labour and bonded labour


  1. South Asian Sub-regional Meeting on Competitiveness, Productivity and Job Quality in Garments Industry

    25 - 26 September 2001

    South Asian subregional meeting on competitiveness, productivity and job quality in the garment industry