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Nepal Migration Profile Calls for Upskilling of Workers to Compete in Global Job Market

Kathmandu – A new Nepal Migration Profile launched to coincide with International Migrants Day 2019 has called for skills development for Nepali workers to help them to compete in global job markets. The Profile was supported by the IOM Development Fund (IDF).

EU-IOM Nepal Pilot to Integrate Migration into Efforts to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

10 December, Kathmandu – On average, 400,000 young Nepalis enter the international labour market each year. The reasons affecting their decision to emigrate vary, but a lack of rural development and education opportunities are often cited. 

Global Migration Film Festival Opens in Nepal

28 November 2019, Damak – Nepal marked the launch of the 2019 Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF) with the screening of a Nepali movie depicting the social cost of migration for Nepali families. “Bulbul” was screened in Damak in Province 1 today 28 November.


The award-winning and critically acclaimed film tells the story of a woman whose husband has gone abroad to work, and has not sent money since couple of years now. This leaves her as the sole breadwinner of the family. She is simultaneously a wife, a mother and a working woman who has to financially support her father-in-law and child.


IOM Nepal Country Strategy 2018 - 2022

IOM Nepal Country Strategy 2018 - 2022

Migration in Nepal - a Country Profile 2019

Migration in Nepal - a Country Profile 2019

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.



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’ ...