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.

November 2014

  1. News@ILO, November 2014

    03 November 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.

  2. Cash for Work Fiji and Solomon Islands Experience

    01 November 2014

    Pilot Programme 2013 -2014

  3. Nepal Labour Market Update, November 2014

    01 November 2014

    It provides a snapshot of economic and labour market trends in Nepal based on official data available as of 27 October 2014. It looks at the socio-economic and labour market indicators, including GDP growth, migration, poverty and labour force participation.

October 2014

  1. Minimum wages in the global garment industry

    31 October 2014

    This research note provides a brief overview of minimum wages for the garment sector in the top 25 apparel exporters from the developing world.

  2. COMPAS-ILO-ITC Course Collaboration ASEAN regional integration: challenges and opportunities. A Senior Executive Seminar

    30 October 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) ASEAN TRIANGLE Project, in collaboration with the International Training Centre of the ILO and ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford are organized a Senior Executive Seminar titled ASEAN regional integration: challenges and opportunities. The seminar was held on the 9-10th July 2014 in Phuket, Thailand.

  3. Enabling women's work

    28 October 2014

    Women’s work participation rates in South Asia, with the exception of Nepal, are low compared to other regions. Social norms continue to influence work-seeking behaviour, resulting in persistent concentration of women workers in certain occupations and as home-based workers.

  4. Female labour force participation in India and beyond

    28 October 2014

    The trends in the female labour force participation rate in South Asia reveal a number of puzzles. Most notable is the falling participation of women in the Indian labour force, especially in rural areas, which occurred despite strong economic growth and rising wages/incomes.

  5. Pakistan Decent Work Country Profile

    27 October 2014

  6. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: October 2014

    27 October 2014

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

  7. ILO GMS TRIANGLE project: Protecting migrant workers in the fishing sector in Thailand

    23 October 2014

    The ILO GMS TRIANGLE project has adopted a sectoral approach to extending protection to migrant workers in fishing because of the specific nature of work and the urgency of the situation.

  8. The impact of ASEAN economic integration on occupational outlooks and skills demand

    16 October 2014

    What is the potential impact of the ASEAN Economic Community 2015 on the occupational structure of ASEAN Member Countries? Building on the sectoral output and employment impacts of the AEC derived from a separate computable general equilibrium (CGE) model, this paper develops an innovative occupational projections model to examine the projected shifts in occupational demand and in the occupational structure of the economy to determine potential skills mismatches that may ensue. The paper identifies the occupations that are likely to have the highest demand as ASEAN economic integration progresses in six ASEAN Member Countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam), with potential implications for the education, TVET and skills system in the countries.

  9. How can ASEAN and Japan mutually benefit from ASEAN economic integration?

    16 October 2014

    This paper reviews the evolution of the economic and political relationship between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States and Japan since the 1970s, from the perspectives of trade in goods and services, foreign direct investment (FDI) and international labour movements.

  10. Labour Law, the Business Environment and Growth of Micro and Small Enterprises - Nepal

    15 October 2014

    Nepal - Country Report

  11. Migrant Worker Resource Centre operations manual

    09 October 2014

    A manual on establishing and operating a resource centre for migrant workers including information for potential migrants.

  12. News@ILO, October 2014

    01 October 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.

  13. Labour Migration for Employment: A Status Report for Nepal 2013/14

    01 October 2014

    This report captures the trends in labour migration from Nepal. Although various government agencies have maintained and published data on various aspects of labour migration, this is the first time a government report brings together all the various data sources in a comprehensive overview. The report also highlights the achievements of the Government till date, remaining challenges and suggests ways forward. As such, it presents a statistical basis and a guide for policy-makers and other stakeholders concerned with addressing labour migration issues, particularly to ensure that the rights of migrants are protected.

  14. The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) Background information booklet

    01 October 2014

    The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour(AFML) is a regional tripartite platform to discuss issues faced by women and men migrant workers from and within ASEAN.

September 2014

  1. Gender and Migration from Bangladesh [Report's overview]

    30 September 2014

  2. Gender and Migration from Bangladesh: Mainstreaming Migration into the National Development plans from a Gender perspective

    30 September 2014

    The study presents various dimensions and challenges of labour migration by women in Bangladesh.

  3. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: September 2014

    30 September 2014

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

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