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.

June 2014

  1. The ILO in Pakistan

    26 June 2014

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Pakistan. 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. Travel smart - Work smart: A guide for migrant workers in Thailand

    25 June 2014

    The information in this booklet can help you feel more secure, work safely and profitably, and avoid exploitation and abuse.

  3. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, June 2014

    23 June 2014

    This is the 8th issue of ILO Viet Nam quarterly newsletter.

  4. Brochure: Extend social protection: combat child labour! World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2014 (in Nepali)

    06 June 2014

  5. News@ILO, June 2014

    03 June 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.

  6. Global Action Programme on Migration Domestic Workers and their Families (Project leaflet)

    02 June 2014

    The Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (Migrant Domestic Workers in Action) seeks to address the specific challenges migrant domestic workers face by implementing global advocacy and knowledge development initiatives in five “migration corridors”: Indonesia-Malaysia; Paraguay-Argentina, Nepal-Lebanon; Ukraine-Poland; Zimbabwe-South Africa.

  7. Decent work for all, June 2014 news update

    01 June 2014

    The June 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a story on the EU, ILO and IOM partnership to promote ethical recruitment, latest World of Work 2014: Developing with Jobs report, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  8. Skills and Employability Network Community Updates, Issue 16

    01 June 2014

    This is the June 2014 edition of the Skills and Employability Network Updates. In this issue you can read about resources, news, events in the world of skills and employability. 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 next edition of the Updates.

May 2014

  1. Trade unions and skill development in India: Challenges and international experience

    30 May 2014

  2. Skills trends for green jobs in the cement industry in Indonesia

    29 May 2014

    In this study we have analyzed the present scenario regarding manpower skills in the Indonesian cement sector and have projected anticipated changes to the sector caused by the introduction of green technologies. Our recommendations for making the required changes to the Indonesian cement sector have been made in two separate sections; direct manpower and indirect manpower, as explained below.

  3. Value chain development for green jobs in Asia - Volume II: Operational guide

    29 May 2014

    Value chain development for green jobs in Asia – Volume II: Operational guide provides further practical tools and guidance to assist in the implementation of green jobs value chain development initiatives. These are intended to outline the key steps specific to the green jobs value chain development approach, and should be used in conjunction with internal project management systems and processes, and other external value chain development methodologies and tools.

  4. Value chain development for green jobs in Asia - Volume I: Methodological guide

    29 May 2014

    This guide focuses on the specific challenges and opportunities for green jobs promotion in Asia. In regional terms, developing economies in Asia are now a substantial contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, with total emissions forecast to continue increasing at a rapid rate in line with current economic growth trends.

  5. Decent work and social justice in Pacific Small Island Developing States: Challenges, opportunities and policy responses

    22 May 2014

    Paper prepared for the United Nations Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference, Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September 2014.

  6. The ILO at Work: Development Results 2012-13

    21 May 2014

    This review of ILO development results over the past two years reflects the changing nature of its operations and the growing recognition of the value of decent work. It showcases a sample of measurable results, success stories and good practices, reflected in the fact that in 2012-2013 the ILO achieved a delivery rate of 80 per cent, the highest ever.

  7. Strengthening grievance and complaint handling mechanisms to address migrant worker grievances in Sri Lanka

    19 May 2014

    A review of grievance handling mechanisms for migrant workers in Sri Lanka and in countries of destination.

  8. ILO India Newsletter, January-April 2014

    14 May 2014

    Quarterly E-Newsletter from the ILO’s Office in India, January - April 2014, Volume 3, Issue 1

  9. Enhancing Employment-Centric Growth in Nepal: Situational Analysis for the Proposed Employment Policy, Government of Nepal

    13 May 2014

    The study outlines the situation of the labour market in Nepal, highlighting in particular, the key constraints and challenges relating to employment-centric growth and reviews existing policies and programmes relevant to the challenges of employment.

  10. Nepal: Addressing the Employment Challenge through the Sectoral Pattern of Growth

    12 May 2014

    The report gives an overview of employment situation and challenges in Nepal and discusses on sectoral pattern of growth to address the challenge that Nepal's economy faces. The specific sectors that have been selected for analysis in the Report are agriculture, manufacturing (with attention to sub-sectors within manufacturing), infrastructure and tourism.

  11. The economics of biogas. Creating green jobs in the dairy sector in India

    12 May 2014

    The study analyses the economics and employment of the cow dung industry whilst also paying attention to the environmental and emission aspects. Based on a case study of the dairy cluster in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, the paper argues for an integrated 'Energy-Dairy' policy aligning dung management strategies to the national industry policy.

  12. The ILO in Sri Lanka

    07 May 2014

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Sri Lanka. 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.

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