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.

March 2011

  1. Work Improvement for Migrant Workers and their Employers (WIMWE)

    01 March 2011

    Action manual for improving safety, health and influenza preparedness for migrant workers, their employers and the workplace.

  2. Decent work for all, March 2011 news update

    01 March 2011

    The March 2011 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on human trafficking, latest news on migration, child labour and the new ILO-EU migration project, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  3. News@ILO, March 2011

    01 March 2011

    The March 2011 e-newsletter of the ILO in Asia and the Pacific contains the latest news from the regional office, a feature on ILO partnership, a selection of the latest publications, and details of forthcoming events and meetings.

February 2011

  1. Recovery, job quality and policy priorities in developing Asia: Paper

    16 February 2011

    The paper highlights recent economic developments, examines labour market trends and identifies some emerging policy priorities in the post-crisis era, with a focus on job quality, social protection, infrastructure development and inclusive financial services.

  2. ILO Influenza Project Newsletter, No.3, April 2011

    06 February 2011

    ILO-DWT conducts Training of the Trainers (TOT) influenza workshop in Lampang, Thailand

  3. Decent work for all, February 2011 news update

    01 February 2011

    The February 2011 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains an article on freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, latest news on migration, child labour and online access to job opportunities, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  4. News@ILO, February 2011

    01 February 2011

    The February 2011 e-newsletter of the ILO in Asia and the Pacific contains the latest news from the regional office, a feature on Green Jobs in China, a selection of the latest publications, and details of forthcoming events and meetings.

January 2011

  1. Green Jobs-AP Community Updates, Issue 1

    25 January 2011

    This is the Green Jobs-AP Community Updates that provides a brief synopsis of the latest news, activities and resources from our community and on the Green Jobs-AP portal.

  2. AP-IR Net Community Updates, Issue 1

    25 January 2011

    Provides a brief synopsis of the latest news, activities and resources that have happened in our community and on the AP-IR Net portal.

  3. Bangladesh Decent Work Country Programme review 2006-2009

    24 January 2011

    The report on the review of the 2006-2009 Bangladesh DWCP includes a brief summary of the country context, progress towards each of the four outcomes, a discussion of how gender issues factored into the implementation of the DWCP, progress relative of ILO's performance criteria for DWCP evaluation, opportunities and constraints encountered, lessons learned for the DWCP as a whole and recommendations for developing the next DWCP.

  4. HIV and AIDS related employment discrimination in China

    14 January 2011

    This report reviews the current state of HIV and AIDS workplace discrimination in China and summarizes a broad body of existing research as well as reviews new research conducted by the ILO and Maries Stopes International. The findings point to a trend of increasing discrimination against workers that contradicts both national policies and international standards. This body of work highlights numerous cases of employment discrimination in several key practices and puts forward a set of recommendations aimed at improving the situation.

  5. Decent work for all, January 2011 news update

    01 January 2011

    The January 2011 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on a tribe's difficult quest for education, latest news on youth employment and indigenous peoples, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

December 2010

  1. Green jobs in the South Pacific: A preliminary study

    31 December 2010

    This report has been prepared in the context of the Green Jobs Initiative, an initiative launched in 2007 by the ILO in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the International Organization of Employers (IOE). Through concerted effort by governments, employers and trade unions, the Green Jobs Initiative aims to promote research and awareness, enhance the capacity of ILO constituents,develop policies and measures to achieve green jobs and green workplaces and facilitate a “just transition” that reflects the environmental, economic and social pillars of sustainable development.

  2. Promotion of decent work for plantation and rural youth in Sri Lanka

    30 December 2010

    The project contributes to poverty reduction by helping rural youth enter the labour market. By developing the capacity of local staff and institutions, it also improves labour market and employment services. In addition, it works closely with plantation companies to promote strategic corporate sustainability, factory improvements and a good work-life balance.

  3. Child labour in Fiji: A survey of working children in commercial sexual exploitation, on the streets, in rural agricultural communities, in informal and squatter settlements and in schools

    16 December 2010

    A summary report of five child labour research surveys conducted in Fiji through the ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC). The report provides an overview of the processes, key findings and recommendations of the surveys.

  4. Skills and Employability Network Updates, Issue 1

    15 December 2010

    Provides a brief synopsis of the latest news, activities and resources that have happened in the Asian Decent Work Decade Knowledge Sharing Network on Skills and Employability.

  5. Factsheet on Green Jobs in Indonesia

    14 December 2010

    Brief information regarding green jobs globally and in Indonesia.

  6. Managing cross-border movement of labour in Southeast Asia

    12 December 2010

    The project aims to protect migrant workers by developing a knowledge base on migration issues for policy makers and building up the capacity of governments to manage orderly labour migration. It advocates for sound national labour migration policies, assists with raising migrant workers’ awareness of their rights, helps them access legal systems, promotes low-cost, efficient remittance systems, and supports skills training and enterprise development.

  7. Effective Implementation of National OSH Programme for Improving Safety and Health at the Workplace in Viet Nam

    12 December 2010

    The ILO works to foster a preventative safety and health culture by strengthening national occupational safety and health (OSH) systems. This includes labour inspections, occupational injury reporting, training, and national OSH campaigns and programmes.

  8. ILO Influenza Project Newsletter, No.2, December 2010

    10 December 2010

    ILO facilitates training in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and Influenza for work places utilising migrant labour.

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