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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.

January 2007

  1. Regional Model Competency Standard: Manufacturing industry

    01 January 2007

    Regional Model Competency Standards (RMCS). Provides a comprehensive definition of competency in all aspects of work performance in the manufacturing industry.

  2. Rural road maintenance: Sustaining the benefits of improved access

    01 January 2007

    Provides an assessment of the rural road maintenance problem and gives suggestions for improvements.

  3. International labour standards on migrant workers' rights: Guide for policymakers and practitioners in Asia and the Pacific

    01 January 2007

    An update on the rights of migrant workers, including basic terms and concepts relating to migration, discrimination, the ILO, the role of international labour standards, mechanisms, and procedures to assist in implementation.

  4. Report of independent final evaluation of EEOW Viet Nam chapter

    01 January 2007

    Final evaluation report on the ILO/Japan Asian Regional Programme on Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women (EEOW). Reports on findings in project performance and good practices and futher evaluates the project.

  5. Asian experience on growth, employment and poverty: An overview with special reference to the findings of some recent case studies

    01 January 2007

    A review of major findings on the employment intensity of economy growth as a means of poverty reduction.

  6. ILO policy brief on youth employment in Cambodia

    01 January 2007

    ILO policy review on youth employment in Cambodia. Gives an overview of youth employment in Cambodia and indicates the key challenges. Present the priorities of the National Strategic Development Plan.

  7. Informal economy, poverty and employment in Cambodia, Mongolia, Thailand: good practices and lessons learned: final report

    01 January 2007

    The final report of the Informal Economy, Poverty and Employment Project, funded by the UK Department for International Development.

  8. Labour and social trends in ASEAN 2007: Integration, challenges and opportunities

    01 January 2007

    The third issue of the Labour and Social Trends series focuses on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The report presents major trends in employment and social conditions in this dynamic region, followed by thematic chapters on key employment and social issues and an updated statistical annex.

  9. List of published reports, studies and tools produced by the Informal Economy, Poverty and Employment Project

    01 January 2007

    List of published reports, studies and tools produced by the Informal Economy, Poverty and Employment (IEPE) Project, between 2004-2006.

  10. Promoting employment in Cambodia: Analysis and options

    01 January 2007

    Includes policy briefs based on national development and looks at ways to introduce and strengthen labour market policies while placing productive employment at the centre of macroeconomoic policies.

  11. Thailand labour market indicators 1990-2004

    01 January 2007

    Labour market indicators for Thailand. It offers estimates of the Thai Labour force 1990-2004.

  12. International Labour Standards on migrant workers' rights: Guide for policymakers and practitioners in Asia and the Pacific

    01 January 2007

    Serves as a reference guide explaining the rights of migrant workers from the vantage point of the migrant worker to policymakers and practitioners.

  13. Eliminating child labour, guides for employers: the role of employers' organizations in combating child labour (Guide 3/3)

    01 January 2007

    Offers practical ideas and advice on how employers and employers' organizations can play a role in the global fight against child labour.

  14. Eliminating child labour, guides for employers: How employers can eliminate child labour (Guide 2/3)

    01 January 2007

    Offers practical ideas and advice on how employers and employers' organizations can play a role in the global fight against child labour.

  15. Eliminating child labour, guides for employers: Introduction to the issues of child labour (Guide 1/3)

    01 January 2007

    Offers practical ideas and advice on how employers and employers' organizations can play a role in the global fight against child labour.

  16. Managing small business associatons: Readers' manual

    01 January 2007

    This training package contains a bilingual reader handbook for association managers and a bilingual trainer’s Manual that are easy to use for developing or improving a business association.

  17. Managing small business associations: Trainers' manual

    01 January 2007

    This training package contains a bilingual reader handbook for association managers and a bilingual trainer’s manual that are easy to use for developing or improving a business association. While the methodology’s point is to create an association that provides value to its members, the emphasis is on doing so while increasing the inclusion of women as members and as high-ranking officials and raising their confidence to participate more actively. The content, particularly the examples and case studies, are drawn from actual experiences within Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic; these experiences were obtained through interviews with local entrepreneurs and organizations working on enterprise development. A variety of consultants from international and local non-government organizations and business organizations and representatives of the government and of employers shaped the final content to reflect the local situation and a gender perspective.

December 2006

  1. Issues December 2006, Vol. 5, No. 3

    01 December 2006

    The newsletter looks at lessons learned from South Korea’s labour and economic policies, child labour in Thailand, and how Viet Nam’s trade unions use social dialogue to influence policy-making.

October 2006

  1. Facts on youth employment

    27 October 2006

    An overview of global youth employment with key statistics of 2005.

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