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. Inclusion of people with disabilities in China

    11 April 2016

    Women and men with disabilities can, want and deserve to be productive members of society. In both developed and developing countries, promoting inclusive socio-economic opportunities for people with disabilities requires improved access to basic education, vocational training relevant to labour market needs, and jobs suited to their skills, interests and abilities (with adaptations made as needed).

  2. Report to the Government: Assessment of the social security legislation for the ratification of the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102)

    24 March 2016

    This report contains a detailed legal assessment of existing social security provisions taking into account the requirements of Convention No. 102, and is intended to serve as a reference in view of a possible future ratification of Convention No. 102 by Mongolia. It formulates a number of recommendations and, on the basis of the analysis with the information made available to the ILO at the time of preparing this report, concludes that Mongolia is indeed in a position to ratify the Convention by meeting its minimum requirements.

  3. Newsletter Issue2: EU-China Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Support Project

    01 March 2016

    The focus of this edition is to share the outcomes of the project activities car-ried out in the last few months and what has been planned for the year ahead. Additionally and as usual, it will have some analysis on recent poli-cy and strategic developments and related legislative regulations in the EU and China in the area of migration and mobility.

  4. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): China

    29 January 2016

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 70 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in China. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

  5. Employment impacts of enterprise restructuring in the transition to the green economy: Case studies on metallurgy, building material and energy enterprises in China

    04 January 2016

    The publication presents the results of the research covering enterprises of different ownership systems and scales within the metallurgy, building materials and energy sectors in China.


  1. The rights of child jockeys in spring horse racing

    25 December 2015

    Horse racing events have been evolving from part of the traditional festive culture into a highly commercialized profit-oriented activity that takes place not only in summer but throughout the year in winter and spring seasons when children face a high level of risk of various injuries, and even fatalities.

  2. Media Training is Making a Difference

    27 November 2015

    PROPEL works to build capacity of the media to effectively report on disability. Informed media coverage helps disability advocates reach policymakers, businesses, workers, and others with key messages about the rights of disabled persons, and the positive contributions they can make to the workplace and communities.

  3. ILO Publications Catalogue 2015

    01 October 2015

  4. SCORE China Factsheet

    25 August 2015

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Phase II (2013-2016) focuses on project sustainability by building capacity of national institutions to provide sustainable SCORE Training to improve the working conditions, productivity and competitiveness among SMEs.

  5. 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.

  6. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategies on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Volume I Full Report - Rev. Ed. (2015)

    08 June 2015

    Covering the period from 2008 to 2014, this evaluation reviews ILO’s strategy to advance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW), namely: the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is widely known and exercised (Outcome 14); forced labour is eliminated (Outcome 15); child labour is eliminated, with priority to the worst forms of child labour (Outcome 16); and discrimination in employment and occupation is eliminated (Outcome 17). The case studies are contained in Volume II (online only).

  7. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategies on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Volume II Annexes - Rev. Ed. (2015)

    07 June 2015

    This report contains a collection of case studies as well as other thematic reports which were gathered as part of the desk review for the full report, Volume 1. SEE EDITOR's NOTE WITH APOLOGY.

  8. Women in the labour market in China

    26 May 2015

    This paper reviews the recent trends in women’s labour force participation in China. Although the rate is relatively high in China, it has declined in recent years, as has the employment to population ratio.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Newsletter Issue1: EU-China Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Support Project

    01 May 2015

    The focus of this first issue is to introduce the project, its objectives, main actors as well as preliminary consultations, share analysis around the EU-China dialogue on Migration and Mobility, highlight latest policy developments, related legislative regulations established in the EU as well as in China and outline project activities that take place in parallel to these developments.

  13. Pro-employment budgeting in China: Linking employment to national and local budgets

    29 April 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 173

  14. Brochure about EU-China Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Support Project

    11 April 2015

    The ‘EU-China Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Support Project’ is an initiative funded by the Partnership Instrument (PI) of the European Union (EU) and implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  15. Promoting collective bargaining (C154 & R163)

    09 April 2015