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.

2024

  1. Decent Work Country Programme for Nepal 2023-2027

    14 February 2024

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Nepal covering 2023-2027 aims to improve access to decent work and better opportunities for more people in Nepal.

  2. Study on judgments related to human trafficking and foreign employment in Nepal From the perspective of forced labour

    29 January 2024

    The report provides information about the study on judgments related to human trafficking and foreign employment in Nepal for deeper analysis to identify indicators from the perspective of forced labour. The key aspects covered include introduction, legal framework dealing with human trafficking and foreign employment cases, analysis of human trafficking and foreign employment judgments, and conclusion and recommendations.

  3. Preventing and addressing violence and harassment in the world of work through occupational safety and health measures

    15 January 2024

    The report addresses the widespread issue of violence and harassment in the workplace and emphasizes the need for comprehensive measures, including international conventions and safety protocols, to combat these challenges globally.

  4. World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024

    10 January 2024

    Labour markets have shown surprising resilience despite deteriorating economic conditions, but recovery from the pandemic remains uneven as new vulnerabilities and multiple crises are eroding prospects for greater social justice.

2023

  1. © ILO 2024

    Decent Work Country Programme for Nepal (2023-2027) - At a Glance

    13 December 2023

  2. 100 years of social protection: The road to universal social protection systems and floors

    15 September 2023

    Volume 2: 52 country cases

  3. Investments in childcare for gender equality in Asia and the Pacific

    01 August 2023

    The report highlights why and how investing in childcare impacts positively on gender equality and decent work in Asia and the Pacific.

  4. Social health protection in Nepal: State of play and recommendations towards universal extension of coverage

    28 July 2023

    The report provides recommendations for universal extension of social health protection coverage.

  5. Infographic: Investing in social protection for economic growth: Multipliers of social protection - Nepal country case study

    21 July 2023

  6. Policy Brief Investing in Social Protection for Economic Growth: Multipliers of Social Protection - Nepal country case study

    21 July 2023

    The policy brief focuses on the central role of social protection in boosting Nepal's economic growth in an inclusive and sustainable way.

  7. Infographic: Extending social protection for all in Nepal: An analysis of protection gaps

    04 July 2023

    The infographic highlights key numbers and findings from the report - Extending social protection for all in Nepal: An analysis of protection gaps.

  8. Comprehensive mapping and assessment of reintegration measures in South Asian Colombo process Member States

    03 July 2023

    This report has been jointly commissioned by ILO and IOM under the Governance of Labour Migration in South and Southeast Asia (GOALS) programme in collaboration with UN-Women and seeks to map out and assess the nature and gaps in the reintegration support provided to returnee migrant workers from five South Asian Colombo Process member States: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

  9. Nepal - Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment

    30 June 2023

    This country profile on technology in public employment services (PES) for youth is part of the ILO (2023) report on Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment in Asia and the Pacific. The report provides insights into how PES in Asia-Pacific are digitally transforming and how they are using technology to support youth in the labour market.

  10. Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment in Asia and the Pacific

    30 June 2023

    This report provides insights into how public employment services in Asia-Pacific are digitally transforming and how they are using technology to support youth in the labour market.

  11. ILO Regional Actuarial Services Unit Annual Report 2022: Report on activities from 1 January to 31 December 2022

    31 May 2023

    Annual report of the ILO Regional Actuarial Services Unit (RASU). The Unit provides actuarial and investment technical support for social security institutions in the region. This work includes actuarial valuations, policy analysis, training, actuarial capacity building and investment technical support.

  12. Extending social protection for all in Nepal: An analysis of protection gaps

    24 April 2023

    The report assesses existing protection gaps based on the analysis of social protection programmes in implementation in Nepal. Key aspects covered include: analysis of coverage (effective and legal); the adequacy of benefit levels; and public investment and expenditure.

  13. Extending social protection for all in Nepal: An analysis of protection gaps (Executive summary)

    24 April 2023

    The report assesses existing protection gaps based on the analysis of social protection programmes in implementation in Nepal. Key aspects covered include: analysis of coverage (effective and legal); the adequacy of benefit levels; and, public investment and expenditure.

  14. World Employment and Social Outlook 2023: The value of essential work

    15 March 2023

    Key workers are essential for societies to function. The new edition of the ILO flagship report calls for a revaluation of their work to reflect their social contribution, and for greater investment in key sectors.

  15. Building inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystems in Nepal: An analysis of Kathmandu and Pokhara

    15 March 2023

    The report presented here utilizes the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Inclusive Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Approach to analyze Nepal's entrepreneurship ecosystems. This analysis specifically focuses on young entrepreneurs in Kathmandu and Pokhara, exploring their roles and opportunities within these systems.

  16. More than a billion reasons: The urgent need to build universal social protection for children

    01 March 2023

    This second joint ILO-Unicef report on social protection for children outlines the devastating impact of a lack of social protection on child poverty, health, education, nutrition, child marriage and child labour.