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Nepali Migrants Need Immediate Protection Supports

8 July 2020, Kathmandu

This week (8 July) a virtual consultation meeting of stakeholders working in the field of Nepali migration acknowledged that immediate actions are required to address socio-economic recovery needs as well as tackle the stigma and concerns of Nepali migrants and their families due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

IOM Hands Over Multipurpose Community Centre at Changunarayan to Municipal Authority

6 July 2020, Kathmandu

The newly constructed multipurpose community centre at Changunarayan municipality of Bhaktapur district has been handed over to the municipal authority today (6/7). The building will be used as ‘coordination hub’ by the municipality as part of its crisis preparedness and response efforts including the COVID-19.

Stop Stigma and Discrimination, Spread Love

23 June 2020, Kathmandu - Today, the United Nations Country Team in Nepal - together with over thirty national and international organizations - collectively launched the #मायाफैलाऔं #SpreadLove Campaign, calling for an end to stigma and discrimination against people, amidst the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in the country. 

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Nepal Aapravasan Profile - 2019 (in Nepali)

Migration in Nepal - a Country Profile 2019 (in Nepali)

IOM NEPAL APPEAL for COVID-19

IOM Nepal Appeal for COVID-19

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IOM’s Role and MoPR's New Pilot Project for Conflict Affected Persons in Nepal

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3 July 2013, Kathmandu – The IOM has launched a technical assistance project to support the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction's psychosocial counselling and support services for conflict affected persons in selected districts of Nepal. In relation to this new project, Maurizio Busatti, IOM Chief of Mission was invited to a talk programme titled ‘Enhancing Conflict Victims Access to the Government of Nepal and Donor Supported Relief and Recovery Packages’ ...

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Labour Migration a key contributor to GDP

27 April 2018, Kathmandu – Nepal received remittances of NPR 699 billion (USD 6.56 billion) in FY 2016/17 and ranks fourth in the world in terms of the contribution of remittances to GDP, according to a report launched today by Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, with support from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and The Asia Foundation.

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Women migrant workers still working under unclear, unfair contracts, study finds, despite availability of best-practice templates Reduction

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Women migrant workers still working under unclear, unfair contracts, study finds, despite availability of best-practice templates Reduction

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