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.

September 2012

  1. News@ILO, September/October 2012

    01 September 2012

    The September/October 2012 e-newsletter of the ILO in Asia and the Pacific contains the latest news from the regional office, a feature article on crisis response in the Philippines, a selection of the latest publications, and forthcoming events and meetings.

August 2012

  1. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: August 2012

    31 August 2012

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

  2. Working Paper No. 40: "Employee participation in India"

    23 August 2012

    This paper is one of a series of national studies on employee participation practices in Asia undertaken within the research programme in the field of industrial relations in the region. This is linked to the ILO Global Product on Supporting collective bargaining and sound industrial and employment relations, involving close collaboration between the Industrial and Employment Relations Department (DIALOGUE) at ILO headquarters and the ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia. The national studies aim at analysing the degree of employee participation within the enterprise, the forms such participation has taken, the issues that have been its focus, and its impact on workers’ rights, employment conditions, and the economic efficiency of the enterprise.

  3. Case studies of policy coherence initiatives in developing Asia

    21 August 2012

    This paper highlights four case studies of national efforts in developing Asia towards greater policy coherence and coordination, ranging from institutional cooperation in poverty reduction programmes to integrated macroeconomic and social protection policy responses to the global economic crisis. Each case study features lessons and insights that other countries can consider when pursuing similar initiatives.

  4. Introduction to policies and programmes for green jobs

    20 August 2012

    This guide to green jobs has been developed to address some of the new and specific needs for information sharing and general understanding of the complex relationships between social, economic and environmental policies.

  5. News in Brief - Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries - July / August 2012

    15 August 2012

    This news brief 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.

  6. Better Work impact survey reveals concerns of factory workers on work and life conditions

    10 August 2012

    Better Work conducted an impact survey to study the broader developmental impacts of Better Work services enterprises and workers. Through a partnership between Better Work and Tufts University in USA, University of Indonesia and University Gadjah Mada, the study assesses workers’ lives inside and outside of the factory to reveal important information that clarifies the business case for Better Work’s approach to business and development. Through the Audio computer assisted self interview (ACASI)methodology, baseline data from 42 factories were collected on topics including occupational safety and health, workplace systems and relations, compensation, and worker health and well-being.

  7. General information on the ILO and its operations in the Pacific

    09 August 2012

    Currently CO-Suva covers nine members States: Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

  8. Thailand’s Shrimp and Seafood Industry: August 2012

    01 August 2012

    Industry snapshot

  9. Building climate resilience, transferring risks and financing local adaptation

    01 August 2012

    The Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP) was an initiative which developed and applied a financing and risk insurance model to rice and corn farmers in vulnerable aras of Agusan del Norte in North Eastern Mindanao, Southern Philippines. This is an area that is highly vulnerable to climate-related disasters, and particularly with farmers dependent on "good weather" for their survival and livelihoods.

  10. Skills and Employability Network Community Updates, Issue 8

    01 August 2012

    This is the eight edition of the Skills and Employability Network Updates. In this issue we are highlighting news and resources on gender and you can also read about a recent online discussion on Apprenticeships in Asia and the Pacific. 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 October edition of the Updates.

  11. Decent work for all, August 2012 news update

    01 August 2012

    The August 2012 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains an article on the visit to the Philippines of Queen Sofia of Spain to review development projects, latest news on improving delivery of entrepreneurship training to disadvantaged youth, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  12. News@ILO, August 2012

    01 August 2012

    The August 2012 e-newsletter of the ILO in Asia and the Pacific contains the latest news from the regional office, a feature article on skills training for indigenous in Cambodia, a selection of the latest publications, and forthcoming events and meetings.

July 2012

  1. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: July 2012

    31 July 2012

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

  2. Building better industrial relations in an integrating ASEAN

    24 July 2012

    Contains the integrated report of the First, Second and Third Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region, under the ASEAN-ILO/Japan Industrial Relations Project.

  3. 2012 pilot provincial labour force survey: Final report

    20 July 2012

    The labour force survey aims to provide a quantitative framework for the preparation of plans and formulation of policies affecting the labour market.

  4. RA 10028 or the Expanded Exclusive Breastfeeding in the Workplace Law

    20 July 2012

    RA 10028 mandates employers to set up lactation stations where moms can express milk.

  5. Brochure - National Labour and Employment Conference 2069 (2012): Promoting conducive labour relations for decent work and job rich economic growth, 9-11 July 2012

    09 July 2012

    The brochure for the Conference outlines the objectives, conference module and Organizing and Working Committees.

  6. Global and Philippine data/fact sheet: Exercise

    04 July 2012

    Adults aged 18-64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderately intense physical activity throughout the week or at least 75 minutes of vigorous-activity throughout the week.

  7. Philippines data/fact sheet: HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases

    04 July 2012

    Comparison of the distribution of male and female HIV cases by age-group and certain highlighted years.

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