Research and Publications

The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Asia and the Pacific. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok.

February 2017

  1. Newsletter of the Ship to Shore Rights Project, February 2017

    01 February 2017

    Welcome to the 2nd issue of the newsletter of the Combatting Unacceptable Forms of Work in the Thai Fishing and Seafood Industry Project funded by EU - also known as the Ship to Shore Rights Project.

  2. News@ILO, February 2017

    01 February 2017

    The e-newsletter from the ILO Regional Office in Asia and the Pacific providing the latest developments and activities in the region, upcoming events and recent publications.

January 2017

  1. Nepal Labour Market Update, January 2017

    31 January 2017

    It provides a snapshot of economic and labour market trends in Nepal based on official data available as of January 2017. It looks at the socio-economic and labour market indicators, including GDP growth, labour migration, poverty, industrial policy and job creation and growth.

  2. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: January 2017

    31 January 2017

    A list of new publications that have just arrived at the ILO Knowledge Centre, Bangkok.

  3. Psychosocial counselling guideline for the survivors of industrial disasters

    25 January 2017

    This handbook on psychosocial counselling has been developed to share practical guidelines for those working with survivors of traumatic incidents. In the aftermath of Rana Plaza the ILO with the support of Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom worked with ActionAid to provide psychosocial counselling for 110 workers. This has helped them to slowly but surely regain confidence to play an active role in society. Through the experience of working with these survivors many lessons have been learned. This handbook on psychosocial counselling has therefore been developed to share practical guidelines for those working with survivors of traumatic incidents

  4. Asia-Pacific Labour Market Update, January 2017

    16 January 2017

    Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends for a number of economies in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 14 December 2016, with special coverage on youth employment, job quality and wages.

  5. Viet Nam School-to-work transition survey country summary

    16 January 2017

    The objective of this country note is to offer a general summary of labour market trends for young people aged 15-29 in Viet Nam based on the School-to-work transition survey.

  6. Cambodian Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin Issue 5: Recent trade policy developments and possible implications for Cambodia’s garment and footwear sector

    11 January 2017

    The Cambodian Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin provides an overview of recent developments in the sector, with an emphasis on issues related to wages and working conditions.

  7. ILO Jakarta newsletter, January 2017

    10 January 2017

    Illustrates the broad range of programmes and activities of the ILO in Indonesia, many of which are directly relevant to the national social and economic goals of the Government.

  8. TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Note: Viet Nam (October – December 2016)

    03 January 2017

    Migrant workers make a significant contribution to the economic development of Viet Nam through remittances, providing a major source of foreign exchange income.

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