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.

April 2014

  1. The ILO in Malaysia

    28 April 2014

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Malaysia. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  2. Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector Programme - Project fact sheet

    24 April 2014

    Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector (RMGP) Programme In Bangladesh is an initiative of the Government of Bangladesh, implemented by International Labour Organization and funded by Canada, Kingdom of the Netherlands and the UK Government. The three-and-a-half year initiative will focus on improving RMG factory building safety, workers’ rights and overall working conditions in Bangladesh.

  3. Revision and Enhancement of the Labour Market Data Sources: Towards Setting Up the Labour Market Information System in Brunei Darussalam (Project fact sheet)

    21 April 2014

    In response to a request from the Brunei Government, this project aims to improve the availability, quality and use of labour market information to effectively contribute to the development, monitoring and implementation of the National Human Resource Development Strategy.

  4. ILO Jakarta newsletter, April 2014

    21 April 2014

    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.

  5. Project fact sheet: Forced Labour Action in the Asian Region (FLARE)

    18 April 2014

    According to ILO’s most recent estimate, at least 20.9 million people are victims of forced labour globally and Asia and the Pacific accounts for 56 per cent, or about 11.7 million.

  6. Summary of online discussion: Fair recruitment, how can we make it work?

    15 April 2014

    From 27 November to 4 December 2014, the AP‐Forced Labour Net invites participants to share experiences on recruitment and its links to exploitation. This online discussion is part of a follow‐up to a tripartite meeting that was organized by the ILO and UNODC in Bangkok, Thailand during 18-19 November.

  7. Online discussion report: Eradicating forced and child labour from the supply chains: How to institute real change?

    15 April 2014

    The AP-Forced Labour Net hosted an online discussion forum on Eradicating Forced and Child Labour from the Supply Chains: How to Institute Real Change? from 1 to 12 September 2014.

  8. Online discussion report: What is forced labour, human trafficking and slavery? Do definitions matter, and why?

    15 April 2014

    The AP‐Forced Labour Net hosted its first public online discussion forum on “What is forced labour, human trafficking and slavery? Do definitions matter, and why?” from 22 April ‐ 2 May 2014.

  9. Newsletter- Office for Pacific Island Countries - April 2014

    14 April 2014

    This "Newsletter" is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  10. ILO- RGT Multi-stakeholder forum on labour conditions in the fisheries sector in Thailand 22nd and 23st of May 2014

    09 April 2014

    Industry snapshot

  11. ILO- RGT Multi-stakeholder forum on labour conditions in the fisheries sector in Thailand 22nd and 23st of May 2014

    09 April 2014

    Industry snapshot

  12. Green jobs mapping study in the Philippines

    09 April 2014

    This desk research report is the initial step in mapping existing green jobs in the Philippine labour market, based on available published data from government as well as non-government sources.

  13. ACTRAV Norway Project (Fact sheet)

    04 April 2014

    ACTRAV is the Bureau for Workers’ Activities within the ILO. It has a mandate to strengthen representative, independent and democratic trade unions in all countries.

  14. Skills trends for green jobs in the steel industry in India

    04 April 2014

    The purpose of this report is therefore to review in a systematic manner the skills available and skills required for the introduction and deployment of different clusters of green technologies. To facilitate the gap analysis, the report also provides a general description of the concept of green jobs and greening of existing jobs, as applicable to the steel sector in India.

  15. Thai Labour Market Update

    03 April 2014

    The study examines the labour market situation in Thailand in recent years. It looks at labour market performance and projections on several indicators of the labour market including employment, unemployment, wages and labour migration with some policy recommendations.

  16. Global and Asian perspectives on international migration

    02 April 2014

    Global and Asian Perspectives on International Migration features the perspectives of scholars from Asia and other parts of the world, as well as diverse backgrounds.

  17. Making breakthroughs in the implementation of ethical and professional recruitment

    02 April 2014

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) jointly organized a second regional conference for the AAA-OESP as a follow-up to the outcomes achieved during the first gathering.

  18. Decent work for all, April 2014 news update

    01 April 2014

    The April 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on why breastfeeding is a truck driver’s issue, latest news on the Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED) training for Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) affected areas, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings

  19. ILO Timor-Leste newsletter, April 2014

    01 April 2014

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

  20. News@ILO, April 2014

    01 April 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.

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