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.

May 2014

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. News@ILO, May 2014

    05 May 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. Decent work for all, May 2014 news update

    01 May 2014

    The May 2014 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a story on the TESDA and ILO partnership to aid Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) survivors with training and tools, latest news on measures to protect seafarers, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  7. Preliminary Report Labour Force Survey 2014

    01 May 2014

    The main objective of LFS 2014 was to collect the latest information on the size, structure, distribution and characteristics of the labour force, employment, unemployment and other economic characteristics of the population.

  8. ILO Nepal Decent Work Newsletter Bi-annual, issue-1, May 2014

    01 May 2014

    The first bi-annual newsletter of the ILO Country Office for Nepal looks into current events, challenges and achievements.

  9. Media Spotlight on Child Labour in Fiji

    01 May 2014

    The Fiji media today is focussing greater attention and resources on areas of human interest, especially on the status and treatment of women and children. This report is a collection of various media articles on child labour and related issues published in The Fiji Times during the EU funded ILO TACKLE - Tackling Child Labour through Education project. It highlights the multi-dimensional scope of child labour, and the crucial role played by the media on advocacy and awareness.

  10. Rural community rehabilitation through emergency public works in response to the deadly flash-flood damage in the Solomon Islands

    01 May 2014

    The Cash for Work pilot programme provided wages and tools to support target communities to clean-up and repair of public areas and infrastructure (common gardens, halls and churches, schools, wells, drains and paths) that were damaged by the recent floods.

April 2014

  1. ILO-Norway and ILO-Sweden Partnership programmes' contribution towards Outcome 9: Employers have strong, independent and representative organization - [GLO/12/56/NOR, GLO/12/60/SID] (Evaluation Summary)

    30 April 2014

    Project: GLO/12/60/SID, and GLO/12/56/NOR - Evaluation Consultants: Mikael Söderbäck, Peter Westermark, and John Saegaert

  2. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: March-April 2014

    30 April 2014

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

  3. Promoting decent work across borders: A project for migrant health professionals and skilled workers: Project fact sheet

    30 April 2014

    The ILO with funding support from the European Union (EU), is to implement a programme called "Promoting Decent Work across Borders: A Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers". The Project seeks to better understand schemes in line with circular migration of health professionals.

  4. The ILO in Malaysia

    28 April 2014

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Malaysia. 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.

  5. Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector Programme - Project fact sheet

    24 April 2014

    Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector (RMGP) Programme In Bangladesh is an initiative of the Government of Bangladesh, implemented by International Labour Organization and funded by Canada, Kingdom of the Netherlands and the UK Government. The three-and-a-half year initiative will focus on improving RMG factory building safety, workers’ rights and overall working conditions in Bangladesh.

  6. Revision and Enhancement of the Labour Market Data Sources: Towards Setting Up the Labour Market Information System in Brunei Darussalam (Project fact sheet)

    21 April 2014

    In response to a request from the Brunei Government, this project aims to improve the availability, quality and use of labour market information to effectively contribute to the development, monitoring and implementation of the National Human Resource Development Strategy.

  7. ILO Jakarta newsletter, April 2014

    21 April 2014

    Illustrates the broad range of programmes and activities of the ILO in Indonesia, many of which are directly relevant to the national social and economic goals of the Government.

  8. Project fact sheet: Forced Labour Action in the Asian Region (FLARE)

    18 April 2014

    According to ILO’s most recent estimate, at least 20.9 million people are victims of forced labour globally and Asia and the Pacific accounts for 56 per cent, or about 11.7 million.

  9. Summary of online discussion: Fair recruitment, how can we make it work?

    15 April 2014

    From 27 November to 4 December 2014, the AP‐Forced Labour Net invites participants to share experiences on recruitment and its links to exploitation. This online discussion is part of a follow‐up to a tripartite meeting that was organized by the ILO and UNODC in Bangkok, Thailand during 18-19 November.

  10. Online discussion report: Eradicating forced and child labour from the supply chains: How to institute real change?

    15 April 2014

    The AP-Forced Labour Net hosted an online discussion forum on Eradicating Forced and Child Labour from the Supply Chains: How to Institute Real Change? from 1 to 12 September 2014.

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