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. Decent Work and Social Justice in Pacific Small Island Developing States: Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Responses

    22 May 2014

    Decent work and social justice are building blocks for sustainable development. Productive employment that provides adequate livelihoods, social protection and respect for worker rights is an essential element of environmental, social and economic sustainability.While economic, social and labour market circumstances differ markedly, important decent work deficits exist in the majority of SIDS

  2. The ILO at Work: Development Results 2012-2013

    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.

  3. E-Newsletter

    14 May 2014

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. The ILO in Sri Lanka

    12 May 2014

    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.

  7. 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.

  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. Papua New Guinea Seasonal Workers Business Awareness Reader

    01 May 2014

    The goal of the training package is to encourage participants to think creatively about how they can best use their income and new skills when they return from overseas work.

  11. 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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. The ILO in Afghanistan

    15 April 2014

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

  4. Newsletter- Office for Pacific Island Countries - April 2014

    14 April 2014

    This "Newsletter" is for ILO constituents in the Pacific to keep them updated on ILO issues and activities related to Decent Work Country Programmes in their respective countries.

  5. ILO- RGT Multi-stakeholder forum on labour conditions in the fisheries sector in Thailand 22nd and 23st of May 2014

    09 April 2014

    Industry snapshot

  6. ILO- RGT Multi-stakeholder forum on labour conditions in the fisheries sector in Thailand 22nd and 23st of May 2014

    09 April 2014

    Industry snapshot

  7. Green jobs mapping study in the Philippines

    09 April 2014

    This desk research report is the initial step in mapping existing green jobs in the Philippine labour market, based on available published data from government as well as non-government sources.

  8. Skills trends for green jobs in the steel industry in India

    04 April 2014

    The purpose of this report is therefore to review in a systematic manner the skills available and skills required for the introduction and deployment of different clusters of green technologies. To facilitate the gap analysis, the report also provides a general description of the concept of green jobs and greening of existing jobs, as applicable to the steel sector in India.

  9. Thai Labour Market Update

    03 April 2014

    The study examines the labour market situation in Thailand in recent years. It looks at labour market performance and projections on several indicators of the labour market including employment, unemployment, wages and labour migration with some policy recommendations.

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