The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to China and Mongolia. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested from the ILO Library in Beijing.


  1. The Labour, Human Health and Environmental Dimensions of E-waste Management in China

    11 June 2015

    This research paper examines the labour, human health and environmental dimensions of e-waste management in China, analyzing both the formal and informal sectors. It identifies the needs for synergizing policies and measures concerning environmental pollution control and labour protection in e-waste management.

  2. ILO Publications Catalogue 2015

    01 June 2015

  3. Social protection floor in Mongolia

    18 May 2015

    Social protection floors comprise basic, nationally defined, social protection guarantees in the areas of health care, income security for children, those of working age and the elderly.

  4. Social protection on assessment based national dialogue: Definition and cost of a social protection floor in Mongolia

    15 May 2015

    Between June 2013 and January 2015, Mongolia conducted an assessment based national dialogue on social protection, with the support of the United Nations Country Team. This exercise aimed to set common priorities that can define and help estimate the cost of a social protection floor in Mongolia. Those results are shared in this report.

  5. Formalizing enterprises in Mongolia: Challenges and policy directions

    11 May 2015

    This report is predicated on a research project conducted in 2014 by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Mongolian Employers’ Federation (MONEF), and the Economic Policy and Competitiveness Research Center (EPCRC). Survey, ancillary research, and report were commissioned to facilitate the national policy discourse on informal economy issues and strategies to address them, referring to detailed information collected from business owners, government officials, and financial and non-financial business service providers in Ulaanbaatar.


  1. Green jobs mapping in Mongolia

    22 November 2014

    The report gives an overview on green jobs in Mongolia. The mapping reveals that currently in the selected sectors of the Mongolian economy there are 569,921 places of employment. Of these, only 11.5% can be considered as Green jobs. This represents some 6.2% of the total employment in Mongolia.

  2. 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.

  3. Labour protection of interns in Chinese textile and apparel enterprises

    12 September 2014

    This report presents the results of a study carried out by the Office for Social Responsibility of the China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC) with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO). The study hopes to document some of the actual conditions in which internships are carried out in the textile and apparel industry, and to develop recommendations on how to improve the management of internships. Research for the study was carried out in November and December 2013 in ten textile and apparel sector enterprises in Jiangsu, Shandong, Fujian and Zhejiang provinces.

  4. The fact sheet for the Promoting and Building Social Protection and Employment Services for Vulnerable Groups in Mongolia, Learning from ASEAN (MAPS) project

    11 July 2014

    Supported by the Government of Japan.


  1. HIV and AIDS and Labour Rights: A Handbook for Judges and Legal Professionals

    01 November 2013

    This Handbook aims to assist judges and legal professionals in handling HIV and AIDS-related matters with a focus on employment and occupation. It provides information on relevant national and international law and its application in domestic courts operating in diverse legal traditions and frameworks.

  2. Labour administration reforms in China

    16 October 2013

    This timely volume provides a unique and comprehensive overview of the evolution of labour administration in China and details the recent reforms of its legislation and institutions. It gives a clear explanation of the principles and practical working of labour administrations in workplace-specific issue such as occupational safety and health, labour relations, and working conditions, as well as in the public employment services, labour inspection and social security services.

  3. ILO Publications. Catalogue Autumn 2013 - Update of English titles

    01 September 2013

  4. Breaking the Silence on Violence against Indigenous Girls, Adolescents and Young Women (full report)

    28 May 2013

    A call to action based on an overview of existing evidence from Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America

  5. Youth Employment Challenges in Mongolia: An overview

    01 April 2013

    The pamphlet provides a general picture of youth employment analysis in Mongolia.

  6. Decent Work Country Programme in China

    01 January 2013

    Contributing to realizing decent work in China.


  1. Reproductive Health and Gender Awareness in Shenzhen’s Migrant Population

    05 October 2012

    This report documents and analyzes the vulnerabilities of Shenzhen’s migrant worker population with regards to HIV/STI, reproductive health and gender equality before providing a series of recommendations on how to move forward with programs to address the primary needs of migrant workers.

  2. Youth Employment Policy Brief: Mongolia

    26 September 2012

    This policy brief provides an overview of youth employment related data and policies in Mongolia.

  3. National Profile Report on Occupational Safety and Health in China

    15 August 2012

    Developing a preventative safety and health culture is a long journey, along which a national OSH profile can record not only this highlights and milestones, but also lessons learned and gaps in the development of a national OSH system. This second edition of the National OSH Profile has been prepared following the principles of the ILO Convention on Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, 2006 (No.187), and reflects the latest OSH developments in China.

  4. Export Processing Zones in China-A Survey Report and a Case Study

    11 June 2012

    Running in tandem with China’s gradual shift away from a planned towards a market economy, the development of EPZs has become the epitome of China’s reform and opening up, as well as a major catalyzer of this process.

  5. ILO Publications. Catalogue Fall 2012 - Update of English titles

    01 June 2012