ILO Country Office for Nepal (CO–Kathmandu)

Namaste and welcome to the ILO Country Office for Nepal. The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the tripartite UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers in the common action to promote decent work. Nepal joined the ILO in 1966. After the provision of technical assistance through its Liaison Office and the Office of the Senior ILO Adviser during the early time, the CO-Kathmandu office was established in 2000.
  • ILO Director-General reaffirms support to Nepal reconstruction following second earthquake

    This latest major earthquake to hit Nepal comes as recovery efforts are still on-going in the central districts devastated by the earthquake that struck on 25 April 2015. Our hearts go out to the families who have lost loved ones, and who had their houses and livelihoods destroyed by these two tragedies.

  • Decent work and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development

    Putting job creation at the heart of economic policy-making and development plans, will not only generate decent work opportunities but also more robust, inclusive and poverty-reducing growth. It is a virtuous circle that is as good for the economy as it is for people and one that drives sustainable development.

  • 16 June 2015: Decent Work for domestic workers begins at home

    To celebrate the 4th anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention (No. 189), 2011, on 16 June 2015, the ILO Work Quality Department is campaigning to raise awareness among ILO officials about their responsibilities as employers of domestic workers. We believe that rights begin at home, and that households should establish respectful relationships with those who care for their homes and families.