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.

August 2015

  1. Supporting Viet Nam’s Public Employment Policy: From Policy to Implementation (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    To develop a comprehensive social protection system that ensures the welfare of all workers, the Vietnamese Government requested the ILO’s assistance in developing a public employment policy (PEP).

  2. Supporting the Implementation of Sustainable Social Protection Floors for Workers and their Families in ASEAN (Phase 2) (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    This project aims to build a better social protection system for ASEAN countries by securing income, increasing access to social services, and enhancing the employability of female and male workers, with a specific focus on two countries: Cambodia and Myanmar.

  3. Towards a Mutual Recognition of Skills in CLM (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar) Countries for AEC 2015 and Beyond (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    The ILO has been providing technical assistance (in collaboration with the ADB) with the development of MRS, including the development of Regional Model Competency Standards (RMCS) and national skills standards, and mutual recognition mechanisms on skills for the Greater Mekong Sub-regional (GMS) countries.

  4. Supporting the Improvement of the Legal and Institutional Framework on Occupational Safety and Health in Myanmar (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    Building on ILO’s engagement in Myanmar over the past decade and taking into account the most recent developments in the country, this project aims to contribute to better, safer and healthier working conditions in Myanmar.

  5. Promoting Occupational Safety and Health in Asia and the Pacific (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme aims to strengthen national occupational safety and health (OSH) systems in the region, including labour inspections, occupational injury reporting, training, information and national OSH campaigns.

  6. Skills for Green Jobs (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    Since 2012 the ILO/Korea Partnerships Programme has conducted research, with a particular focus on understanding skills gaps and needs in the priority occupations. Two research exercises have been undertaken, one in Thailand and one in China. The research in Thailand focused on the tourism and building sectors while in China it focused on the building and energy sectors.

  7. Skills Recognition for Migrant Workers (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    The ILO/Korea Partnership Programme’s work on the skills recognition for migrant workers dates back to 2006. The main objective of this project is to develop a more inclusive, flexible, accessible and transparent system for skills recognition that will facilitate the flow of migrant workers while contributing to the economies of migrant sending and receiving countries.

  8. Fellowship Training on Employment Insurance and Employment Injury Insurance (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    The fellowship training is an integral component of the “Labour Market Governance and Social Protection of the ILO/KOREA Partnership Programme”. the fellowship training aims to provide an arena for participants to deepen their understanding of employment insurance and employment injury insurance.

  9. Lao-Korea National Skills Standards Development in the Construction, Automotive & ICT Sectors (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    This project aims to support Lao DPR’s commitment in skills development; work with the construction sector started in 2009 and expanded to the automotive and ICT (information and communications technology) sectors in 2011 and 2013, respectively. The project also aims to contribute to the Lao PDR Decent Work Country Programme (2011-15) by increasing the number of men, women and youth who possess skills in line with labour market demands.

  10. ILO Nepal Decent Work Newsletter Bi-annual, issue 3, July 2015

    07 August 2015

    The third edition of ILO Nepal’s Newsletter is on Rebuilding Lives – Nepal Post-Earthquake. It is on rebuilding of human lives, sustainable livelihood recovery and reconstruction of physical infrastructures and enhanced social protection and personal experiences of those affected by the earthquake.

  11. India Labour Market Update, August 2015

    06 August 2015

    Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends in India.

  12. World day against Child Labour 2015 - Report for Pakistan

    03 August 2015

    June 2015 saw the commemoration of World Day Against Child Labour around the world. Under the theme "NO to Child Labour, Yes to Quality Education, the ILO in Pakistan rolled out events and activities with various partners including Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) and UNICEF among others. These events are captured in a synthesized report.

  13. Research on employment and labour measures in the Post-Great East Japan Earthquake recovery process

    01 August 2015

    The International Labour Organization conducted in-depth research on employment, labour and livelihood recovery measures carried out by the government and civil society in Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. This report presents findings from the research. The report begins with a comparative analysis of socio-economic situations before and after the 2011 disaster. It provides a comprehensive overview of the institutional framework of recovery measures initiated by the government of Japan. It details pre-disaster employment policies which were utilized in the 2011 disaster response. The report then details post-disaster policy measures including the national programme and local-level initiatives for employment protection and livelihood recovery. The report then looks at innovative recovery efforts by private initiatives. The report concludes with lessons from Japan and recommendations on how to place employment in the centre of a reconstruction process.

  14. Regional Model Competency Standards: Welding services

    01 August 2015

    These Regional Model Competency Standards for Welding Services have been developed by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. They constitute a set of benchmarks that define the skills, knowledge and attributes required to perform welding work. The standards are designed to be used as a basis for developing national standards and as a regional reference point.

July 2015

  1. Newsletter of the ASEAN TRIANGLE Project (ATP), Issue 6, July 2015

    31 July 2015

    Welcome to the 6th issue of ASEAN TRIANGLE Project (ATP)’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find ‘Featured Story: ATUC develops migrant workers’ complaints mechanism’; ‘Featured Video: The International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database for ASEAN’; as well as updates on events and ATP publications.

  2. News@ILO, August 2015

    31 July 2015

    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.

  3. From India to the Gulf region: Exploring links between labour markets, skills and the migration cycle

    27 July 2015

    This report examines the linkages between labour demand, its relationship to skills and the impact of the recruitment process on these aspects with a focus on migration from India to the GCC.

  4. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: July 2015

    27 July 2015

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

  5. Newsletter of the ASEAN TRIANGLE Project (ATP), Issue 5, May 2015

    16 July 2015

    Welcome to the 5th issue of ASEAN TRIANGLE Project (ATP)’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find ‘Featured Story: The International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database in ASEAN is now on the Asia Pacific Migration Network’; ‘Featured Video: The ASEAN Forum on Migrant La-bour (AFML)’; as well as updates on events and ATP publications.

  6. Growth continues for Cambodia’s garment and footwear sector

    16 July 2015

    This Bulletin reviews the performance and progress of Cambodia’s garment and footwear sector, with a focus on exports, wages, employment, factory openings and closures and new foreign direct investment.

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