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.

December 2012

  1. Promoting decent work through integrating employment in industrial policies and sectoral strategies (Korea/ILO Partnership Programme)

    06 December 2012

    The programme will work with government agencies to generate knowledge on policy experiences in the design and implementation of industrial and sectoral policies that intensify job creation.

  2. Action programme on strengthening social dialogue in the water utilities sector

    06 December 2012

    The ILO has launched the Action Programme on Strengthening Social Dialogue in the Water Utilities Sector in the Philippines in response to the increasing demand of improving the efficiency of water utilities in the country. Improved access to water provide income opportunities and health benefits to the beneficiaries in the communities while promoting their productivity.

  3. MDG-Fund joint programme on ensuring food security and nutrition for children 0-24 months old in the Philippines

    06 December 2012

    The ILO in partnership with other UN agencies, takes extra effort to promote maternity protection in the workplace. A joint programme through the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Achievement Fund is deemed essential in promoting the advocacy and interventions to create an enabling environment and encourage women workers and nursing mothers to practice exclusive breastfeeding in the formal and informal workplace.

  4. Knowledge corner (Satellite library)

    05 December 2012

    The ILO Country Office for the Philippines has been constantly working to improve the means of making ILO publications and information materials more accessible to its social partners and constituents. Through Knowledge Corner/Satellite Library students, researchers and library users now have wider and easy access to ILO database, publications, reports, videos and other information materials.

  5. Programme on HIV and AIDS

    05 December 2012

    People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) often suffer from stigma and discrimination. The ILO through its HIV and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) Programme explores partnerships towards facilitating workplace-based HIV interventions while working with the Philippine government, employers and workers.

  6. MDG-Fund joint programme on alternatives to migration: Decent jobs for Filipino youth

    05 December 2012

    Funded by the Government of Spain through the Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F), the Joint Programme on "Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth", more commonly known as the Joint Programme on Youth Employment and Migration (YEM) highlights the importance of making decent work accessible. The quality and quantity of the work available are equally important when it comes to poverty reduction. Promoting access to education and skills development opportunities can help young people avoid vulnerable forms of employment and poverty.

  7. Postcard - Domestic work, work like any other

    04 December 2012

    A series of postcards available for download and sharing in English, Thai, Khmer and Myanmar language. These postcards promote the rights of domestic workers and recognise the contribution these workers make to our communities. Concepts are drawn from the ILO’s Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (No.189).

  8. Employment intensive investment programme community contracting initiatives in calamity-prone areas

    04 December 2012

    The ILO is implementing the Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) to create jobs at community level through local resource-based investments in infrastructure. In the Philippines, EIIP developed and applied Community Contracting and Cash-for-Work in calamity-prone areas to provide employment opportunities for the residents and victims.

  9. Inter-agency programme to nurture peace, security and decent work through local development in conflict areas of the Philippines (Bondoc Peninsula)

    04 December 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) work together on a programme that aims to empower the people of Bondoc Peninsula who live amidst armed conflict and poverty. It covers four municipalities: Mulanay, San Narciso, Unisan, and Catanuan in Quezon Province.

  10. Review of the institutional arrangements for labour market information and skills anticipation in India

    03 December 2012

    This study was commissioned by the ILO as part of a dual phase assignment to review current institutional arrangements for labour market information and skills anticipation in India, and to develop a national model that recommends the roles, responsibilities and key data sets required to meet the information needs of key users in the future.

  11. Indigenous peoples development programme (IPDP) Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Mindanao

    03 December 2012

    The ILO extended its support to Tboli and Ubo people through a programme called "Support to Poverty Reduction and Production of Human Rights among the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in the context of Ancestral Domain Development and Protection". In this Programme, the IPs are given the chance to develop their own capacity by taking greater responsibility for and leadership in their own development processes.

  12. Indigenous peoples development programme (IPDP) Caraga Region, Southern Philippines

    03 December 2012

    The population of indigenous peoples (IPs) in the Caraga Region, Southern Philippines is estimated at 500,000. Recognizing the disadvantaged position and vulnerability of the IPs in the region, the ILO responded by launching the Caraga Indigenous Peoples Development Programme (IPDP Caraga).

  13. Freedom of association and right to collective bargaining: Overview of strategy

    03 December 2012

    Freedom of Association (FoA) and right to collective bargaining are basic rights in the workplace and serve as protection for workers. To help the Philippine government comply with FoA principles, the ILO established procedures and supervisory bodies to provide the much-needed guidance.

  14. The ILO in Asia and the Pacific

    03 December 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) promotes social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. Its overarching goal is to achieve decent work for all so everyone can work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.

  15. Convergence Against Child Labour: Support for India’s Model- Interim Report (2012)

    01 December 2012

    This Interim Independent Evaluation (IIE) is the first comprehensive review of the Convergence Project, and aims to assess its achievements, with regard to piloting the Convergence model and all its components.

  16. Convergence Against Child Labour: Support for India’s Model (Midterm Evaluation Summary)

    01 December 2012

    Project: IND/08/50/USA Evaluation Consultants: Leader: Smita Premchander; Sandhya Kanneganti, Brajesh Pandey

  17. Skills and Employability Network Community Updates, Issue 10

    01 December 2012

    This is the December 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 first 2013 edition of the Updates.

  18. News@ILO, December 2012/January 2013

    01 December 2012

    The December 2012/January 2012 e-newsletter of the ILO in Asia and the Pacific contains the latest news from the regional office, a feature article on HIV stigma, a selection of the latest publications, and forthcoming events and meetings.

November 2012

  1. ILO Colombo E-Newsletter - 2nd issue

    30 November 2012

    Welcome to the second issue of ILO Colombo’s newsletter. In this issue, you will find stories from our projects, updates on events and other information.

  2. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: November 2012

    30 November 2012

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

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