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Ethical Recruitment Can Protect Rights of Nepali Migrant Workers

25 October 2019, Kathmandu – Nepali government officials, private sector stakeholders and civil society representatives meeting in Kathmandu today acknowledged that ethical recruitment practices can play a key role in protecting migrant workers’ rights and reducing the risk of people becoming victims of forced labour or modern slavery.

IOM Launches New Online Medical Appointment System

10 September 2019, Kathmandu

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) this week (09/09) launched a new online medical appointment system, MyMedicalMigrants in Nepal can now use the platform to schedule their pre-departure health assessments online. They can also access information concerning their upcoming health assessments on MyMedical, as well as contact information for IOM Migration Health Assessment Centres (MHACs) worldwide.

New UN Migration Agency Chief in Nepal Presents Credentials to Foreign Minister Gyawali

10 September, Kathmandu

Newly-appointed International Organization for Migration (IOM) Chief of Mission for Nepal Lorena Lando presented her credentials to Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali on 10th Sept 2019. United Nations Resident Coordinator a.i. for Nepal Dr. Jos Vandelaer was present at the ceremony.


Consultations with Members of Parliament on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Nepal

The consultations held by International Organization for Migration, with financial support from USAID/OFDA, are part of the project “Technical Support to Government of Nepal to Implement the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act”. This project was formulated in June2018 with an aim to contribute to the establishment of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority following the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act 2017.

Needs and Capacity Assessment of Fourteen Rural and Urban Municipalities on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Nepal

This study report is made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency
for International Development (USAID.) The contents of this report are the sole responsibility of International
Organization for Migration (IOM) – UN Migration Agency and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or
the United States Government.

Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Consultations at Provincial Level

In June 2018, with the support of USAID/OFDA, IOM launched the project ‘Technical Support to the Government of Nepal to Implement the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Act 2017’.



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


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’ ...