Nepal
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2019)
147
Population ( UNFPA, 2019)
29.9 million
Total number of volunteers (ILO, 2018)
369
Direct volunteering (ILO, 2018)
No data
Organization-based (ILO, 2018)
No data

Volunteer statistics (ILO)*

Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit https://ilostat.ilo.org/topics/volunteer-work/

2018

Total volunteering by type

Total volunteering by age group

Total volunteering by gender

Direct volunteering by gender

Organization-based volunteering by gender

Measurement work

Data source

  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
    • Social survey
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
    • Labour Force Survey
  • 2019
  • 2020

Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?

No data

Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?

Yes

Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?

National Development Volunteer Service's (NDVS) Volunteer Scheme

1999 No data

National Volunteering Program

2015 View source

Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?

Yes

Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?
Periodic Plans published by the Government of Nepal 1999 View source

VNR Reporting

National Review of Sustainable Development Goals

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Consultative workshops were organized by NPC with government evaluation and oversight agencies, community of evaluators and academia. An EVALSDGs and Eval Agenda workshop was held by the National Parliamentarian Forum on Development Evaluation Policy in Nepal (NPFDEPN) and the Community of Evaluators-Nepal (COE-Nepal). Participants of the workshop included from the government agencies, NPFDEPN of the parliament, UN agencies, Voluntary organizations of Professional Evaluators (VOPEs), Eval Partners and EVALSDG Networks.

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Several events have been organized to develop capacities of the commissioners, evaluators and users and also to promote evaluation culture in the country. Among these initiatives, starting from 2013, the NPC has been organizing annual Evaluation Networking (EvaNet) meetings inviting representatives from various government agencies, Voluntary Organization of Professional Evaluators (VOPEs), UN agencies, training institutions and academia. These annual EvaNet meetings encourage interactions among evaluation commissioners and professional evaluators to build evaluation capacity in the country. This platform has been effective to share and learn from each other and promote concerted efforts to institutionalize evaluations building capacities of the facilitators and evaluators.

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In November 2015, the National Parliamentarians Forum on Development Evaluation Policy, Nepal(NPFDEPN), and the South Asia Parliamentarians Forum for Development Evaluation, the Evaluation Network of Nepal, Community of Evaluators of Nepal, the Community Evaluators of South Asia and Eval partners organized an Evaluation Week and conclave of Community of Evaluators in Kathmandu. It was attended by parliamentarians, Voluntary Organization of Professional Evaluators (VOPEs) leaders, government officials, and representatives from UN agencies, multilateral banks, private foundations and academia, with 300 international and 100 national participants. This event explored how to strengthen the enabling environment for evaluating the SDGs, the institutional capacities of VOPEs and civil society, the capacity of individual evaluators, the linkages between enabling environment, institutional capacities, and individual evaluator capacities

Voluntary National Review

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The government has taken various efforts to put monitoring and evaluation (M&E) into practice. One such effort has gone into organizing the Evaluation Networking (Eval-Net) meetings, which has representatives from various government agencies, Voluntary Organization of Professional Evaluators (VOPEs), UN agencies, training institutions and academia.

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