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.

December 2008

  1. Report of the Independent Final Evaluation: ILO/Japan Asian Regional Programme on Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women - Cambodia and Vietnam Chapters

    19 December 2008

    The Cambodia and Vietnam chapters of the ILO/Japan Asian Regional Programme on Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women aim to contribute to national efforts in alleviating poverty and enhancing the socio-economic status of women and promotion of gender equality and social justice in poverty alleviation and employment promotion policies and programmes.

  2. Expansion of employment opportunities for women in Viet Nam

    10 December 2008

    In 2002, the ILO/Japan Multi-Bilateral Programme, in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Viet Nam, launched the project “Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women (EEOW)” to contribute to poverty alleviation, social and economic empowerment of women and gender equality in the world of work.

  3. Expansion of employment opportunities for women in Cambodia

    10 December 2008

    The ILO/Japan Multi-Bilateral Programme, in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs launched a project to address these issues and to contribute to poverty alleviation, socio-economic empowerment of women, and gender equality in the world of work.

  4. Issues: December 2008

    09 December 2008

    Among the topics covered in this edition are the findings of a new report on Labour and Social Trends in ASEAN, the ILO's global gender campaign, women's pay in Bangladesh, workplace practices to combat avian and pandemic human influenza, strategies for extending social security coverage, human trafficking for labour exploitation, and migration policies.

  5. Report on the launching ceremony “Green Jobs initiative in Bangladesh”

    04 December 2008

    Summarizes the launching ceremony of Green Jobs ceremony jointly organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the International Labour Organization.

  6. SKILLS-AP Newsletter Issue 3, December 2008

    01 December 2008

    This edition highlights some recent conferences on skills recognition, qualification frameworks, community-based rehabilitation and the outsomes of the recent International Labour Conference.

  7. Better Factories Cambodia Newsletter, December 2008

    01 December 2008

    Newsletter of the ILO Better Factories Cambodia. This issue features articles on the 14th Government-Private Sector Forum, BFC Buyers' Forum, work for people with disabilities, and Better Work in Viet Nam.

November 2008

  1. Improving skills recognition, quality and qualification systems: report of the ILO/SKILLS-AP/Thailand Regional Technical Meeting on Improving Skills Recognition, Quality and Qualification Systems for IMT-GT and GMS Countries, Songkhla, Thailand, 4 - 6 November 2008

    30 November 2008

    This report covers different approaches to skills recognition in the region.

  2. ILO tools on labour migration governance and the protection of migrant workers

    18 November 2008

    This brochure lists and describes some of the more recent publications on labour migration by the ILO, with special focus on those produced by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.

  3. Village banking in Lao PDR, ledger guide

    18 November 2008

    This guide elaborates on how to fill in and use the ledger. The ledger is used to show expenditure and income by the type of item (e.g. membership fees, loans, or interest).

  4. Village banking in Lao PDR, handbook for village bank management committees and support organizations

    18 November 2008

    The handbook consists of three parts. Part I explains what village banking is about, how village banks work and what principles help to ensure their success. Part II on the operation of village banks covers savings and loan policies, management, rules and regulations, gender equality as well as accounting. Part III focuses on the role of support organizations.

  5. Women’s entrepreneurship development in Vietnam

    18 November 2008

    This study looks at the development patterns of women- and men-owned businesses in Viet Nam.

  6. Stories of change - youth employment in Timor-Leste

    12 November 2008

    These two stories of change focus on youth employment promotion in Timor-Leste.

  7. Labour migration from Lao PDR

    01 November 2008

    Provides a brief overview of the labour migration situation of migrants from Lao PDR.

  8. Labour migration from Cambodia

    01 November 2008

    Provides a brief overview of the labour migration situation of migrants from Cambodia.

October 2008

  1. List of library accessions: September-October 2008

    31 October 2008

    This List of Library Accessions is produced by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. It consists of new materials available in its collection and data base which come from different sources such as ILO, NGOs, IGOs, institutions, other United Nations agencies, commercial publishers and individual experts.

  2. Indonesia - Decent Work Country Programme 2006 - 2010

    29 October 2008

    This Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) translates that mandate into the ILO’s contribution at country-level in Indonesia towards the achievements of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSs), the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), and national development strategies

  3. Sharing experience and lessons learned (SELL): The medium is the message in awareness raising

    29 October 2008

    Part of the SELL series by the ILO Mekong Sub-regional Project to Combat Trafficking in Children and Women.

  4. Sharing experience and lessons learned (SELL): Business enterprise can be any size - micro-finance services and business development to combat trafficking

    29 October 2008

    Part of the SELL series by the ILO Mekong Sub-regional Project to Combat Trafficking in Children and Women.

  5. Sharing experience and lessons learned (SELL): Start with what you have and where you are - skills training for self-employment

    29 October 2008

    Part of the SELL series by the ILO Mekong Sub-regional Project to Combat Trafficking in Children and Women.

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