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.

July 2014

  1. GMS TRIANGLE Project Update: June 2014

    10 July 2014

    Tripartite Action to Protect Migrant Workers from Labour Exploitation (the GMS TRIANGLE project) aims to strengthen the formulation and implementation of recruitment and labour protection policies and practices. The project is operational in five countries: Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Thailand and Viet Nam, with activities in China to follow. In each country, governments and social partners are engaged in each of the GMS TRIANGLE project objectives.

  2. Promoting cooperation for safe migration and decent work

    02 July 2014

    This publication is based on the "International Regional Seminar on Promoting Cooperation for Safe Migration and Decent Work", which took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 1 and 2 July 2013 and presents papers on themes such as protection and support services for women and men migrant workers, well-being of the women migrant workers from Bangladesh and regulation of international recruitment. This report also contains collective views of the participants in a report of the proceedings and the Dhaka statement, which was jointly issued by the participants.

  3. News@ILO, July/August 2014

    02 July 2014

    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.

  4. Labour migration for decent work in Afghanistan: Issues and challenges

    02 July 2014

    This report examines the trends and profile of labour migration from Afghanistan.

  5. Decent work for all, July 2014 news update

    01 July 2014

    The July 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a story on the new ILO report on social protection, latest news on the World of Work Summit, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

June 2014

  1. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: May-June 2014

    30 June 2014

    Provides list of new publications at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok.

  2. Travel smart - Work smart: A guide for migrant workers in Thailand

    25 June 2014

    The information in this booklet can help you feel more secure, work safely and profitably, and avoid exploitation and abuse.

  3. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, June 2014

    23 June 2014

    The eighth quarterly newsletter of the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam covers our main activities in the past three months. The highlights are the news of the Vietnamese delegation at the International Labour Conference, the World Day Against Child Labour in Viet Nam, minimum wage discussion among employers’ groups, skills issues, a photo exhibition on workers with disabilities and interviews with the winners of the first Media Award on Labour and Employment.

  4. Brochure: Extend social protection: combat child labour! World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2014 (Nepali)

    06 June 2014

  5. News@ILO, June 2014

    03 June 2014

    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.

  6. Project Leaflet : Global Action Programme on Migration Domestic Workers and their Families

    02 June 2014

    Brief on the Project

  7. Decent work for all, June 2014 news update

    01 June 2014

    The June 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a story on the EU, ILO and IOM partnership to promote ethical recruitment, latest World of Work 2014: Developing with Jobs report, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  8. Skills and Employability Network Community Updates, Issue 16

    01 June 2014

    This is the June 2014 edition of the Skills and Employability Network Updates. In this issue you can read about resources, news, events in the world of skills and employability. If you want to include information about your organization, events, projects, in the next updates then please let us know and we will include it in the next edition of the Updates.

May 2014

  1. Trade unions and skill development in India: Challenges and international experience

    30 May 2014

  2. Skills trends for green jobs in the cement industry in Indonesia

    29 May 2014

    In this study we have analyzed the present scenario regarding manpower skills in the Indonesian cement sector and have projected anticipated changes to the sector caused by the introduction of green technologies. Our recommendations for making the required changes to the Indonesian cement sector have been made in two separate sections; direct manpower and indirect manpower, as explained below.

  3. Value chain development for green jobs in Asia - Volume II: Operational guide

    29 May 2014

    Value chain development for green jobs in Asia – Volume II: Operational guide provides further practical tools and guidance to assist in the implementation of green jobs value chain development initiatives. These are intended to outline the key steps specific to the green jobs value chain development approach, and should be used in conjunction with internal project management systems and processes, and other external value chain development methodologies and tools.

  4. Value chain development for green jobs in Asia - Volume I: Methodological guide

    29 May 2014

    This guide focuses on the specific challenges and opportunities for green jobs promotion in Asia. In regional terms, developing economies in Asia are now a substantial contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, with total emissions forecast to continue increasing at a rapid rate in line with current economic growth trends.

  5. Decent Work and Social Justice in Pacific Small Island Developing States: Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Responses

    22 May 2014

    Decent work and social justice are building blocks for sustainable development. Productive employment that provides adequate livelihoods, social protection and respect for worker rights is an essential element of environmental, social and economic sustainability.While economic, social and labour market circumstances differ markedly, important decent work deficits exist in the majority of SIDS

  6. The ILO at Work: Development Results 2012-2013

    21 May 2014

    This review of ILO development results over the past two years reflects the changing nature of its operations and the growing recognition of the value of decent work. It showcases a sample of measurable results, success stories and good practices, reflected in the fact that in 2012-2013 the ILO achieved a delivery rate of 80 per cent, the highest ever.

  7. E-Newsletter

    14 May 2014

    Quarterly E-Newsletter from the ILO’s Office in India, January - April 2014, Volume 3, Issue 1

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