Publications

The ILO Office in Nepal publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals relevant to Nepal. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the ILO Office in Nepal.

2020

  1. Extending social security to workers in micro and small enterprises

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  2. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy

    30 June 2020

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  3. An ILO for All Seasons-The International Labour Organization's Ways out of Crisis

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  4. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy: Lessons from international experience

    29 June 2020

    For most workers in the informal economy, the lack of social protection is a challenge not only in their daily struggles to make ends meet but in their aspirations to obtain decent work, rights and dignity. For the societies in which they live, the lack of social protection coverage weakens social justice and undermines inclusive growth and the realization of human rights.

  5. Social protection for migrant workers: A necessary response to the COVID-19 crisis

    24 June 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic represents a major public health challenge and is having serious economic and social impacts on origin, transit and destination countries, as well as on migrant workers and their families and on businesses and their operations.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour - Leaflet 2020

    12 June 2020

    COVID - 19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever!

  7. COVID-19 and child labour: A time of crisis, a time to act

    12 June 2020

    With the COVID-19 pandemic, we face the risk of reverting years of progress. We may see an increase in child labour for the first time in 20 years. This is why ILO and UNICEF decided to look into the ways the crisis is affecting child labour.

  8. Impact of COVID-19 on Nepali Migrant Workers: Protecting Nepali Migrant Workers during the Health and Economic Crisis

    10 June 2020

    The brief provides information on impact of the health and economic crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic on Nepali migrant workers and identifies a number of key recommendations to assist governments and other stakeholders in designing COVID-19 policy responses that can help to ensure the protection of migrant workers.

  9. Preventing exclusion from the labour market: Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis

    27 May 2020

  10. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 4th edition

    27 May 2020

  11. COVID-19 labour market impact in Nepal

    21 May 2020

    The country brief provides the assessment on the impact of the COVID-19 on labour market in Nepal.

  12. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 3rd Edition

    29 April 2020

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    COVID-19 and employment in the tourism sector: Impact and response in Asia and the Pacific

    24 April 2020

    This note offers the ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on employment in the tourism sector of the Asia-Pacific region and proposes a range of policy options to mitigate these impacts and facilitate strong and fast recovery.

  14. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 2nd Edition

    07 April 2020

  15. COVID-19 and the world of work: Social protection responses in Asia-Pacific

    25 March 2020

    This brief outlines the implications of the Covid-19 crisis for national social protection systems and highlights specific social protection responses taken in countries in the Asia and Pacific region.

  16. World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2020

    20 January 2020

    This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity.

2019

  1. Employment and environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

    20 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  2. Employment and environmental sustainability in Nepal

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  3. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

  4. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.