Publications

The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Jakarta.

2020

  1. The supply chain ripple effect: How COVID-19 is affecting garment workers and factories in Asia and the Pacific

    21 October 2020

    This research brief assesses the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on workers and factories in garment supply chains in Asia and the Pacific, presenting evidence from the main garment-exporting countries of the region, summarizing policy responses and proposing ways forward.

  2. COVID-19: policy responses in Indonesia (Last updated: 20 October 2020)

    21 October 2020

    Countries, including Indonesia, are taking unprecedented measures to combat the spread of the disease, while ameliorating its pernicious effect on the economy and labour market.

  3. The Protection We Want: Social Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

    15 October 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for well-functioning social protection systems in the region as never before. A new UN report reveals that despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps.

  4. Special Edition: Launching of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Indonesia 2020-2025

    12 October 2020

  5. The role of social dialogue in formulating social protection responses to the COVID-19 crisis

    07 October 2020

    The principles of tripartism and social dialogue are key for social protection development, reforms and governance. Social dialogue and consultations with social partners and other stakeholders are particularly important for devising coordinated policy responses, including to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Indonesia 2020-2025

    30 September 2020

    The DWCP is taking into account national employment priorities and global development targets, including Making Indonesia 4.0, Roadmap of Vocational Development Policy in Indonesia 2017-2025 and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  7. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: September 2020

    28 September 2020

  8. Synthesis report: Skills shortages and labour migration in the field of information and communication technology in Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand

    22 September 2020

  9. COVID-19: policy responses in Indonesia (Last updated: 17 September 2020)

    21 September 2020

    Countries, including Indonesia, are taking unprecedented measures to combat the spread of the disease, while ameliorating its pernicious effect on the economy and labour market.

  10. Statistics: Gender pay gaps in Indonesia

    17 September 2020

    Gender pay gap is the gaps in average wages paid to women and men

  11. What next for Asian garment production after COVID-19? The perspectives of industry stakeholders

    17 September 2020

    This report summarizes findings from a qualitative study conducted with a group of industry experts to explore the implications of COVID-19 for production systems and practices in Asia. The results provide an early and tentative picture of industry sentiment on questions related to the future of Asian garment production.

  12. Financing gaps in social protection: Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

    17 September 2020

    Closing the social protection coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing.

  13. An assessment of the social protection needs and gaps for workers in informal employment in Myanmar

    15 September 2020

    This report provides analyses of policy gaps and barriers to access social protections to workers in informal employment in Myanmar. This paper also provides recommendations for policy makers to improve access to social insurance, health protection, education-related provisions, as well as social assistance.

  14. COVID-19: policy responses in Timor-Leste (Last updated: 8 September 2020)

    10 September 2020

    Countries, including Timor-Leste, are taking unprecedented measures to combat the spread of the disease, while ameliorating its pernicious effect on the economy and labour market.

  15. Unemployment protection in the COVID-19 crisis. Country responses and policy considerations

    04 September 2020

    Income security is essential to mitigate the sudden and drastic impacts on employment of the lockdowns imposed to slow the COVID-19 pandemic.

  16. Extending social protection to informal workers in the COVID-19 crisis. Country responses and policy considerations

    04 September 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis and its economic and social impacts are particularly harsh for workers in the informal economy and their families. Almost 1.6 billion informal workers are affected by the lockdown and containment measures and/or are working in the hardest-hit sectors.

  17. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: August 2020

    31 August 2020

  18. Policy design of employment adjustment subsidy in Japan

    28 August 2020

    This paper aims to review and summarize the feature and design of the Employment Adjustment Subsidy (Koyou Chousei Joseikin) in Japan in order to contribute to discussions in Indonesia about policy designs on unemployment protection.

  19. Social protection responses to COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific: The story so far and future considerations

    19 August 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has fundamentally shaken societies and economies across the Asia-Pacific region and the world. As some countries begin to enter what is likely to be a long recovery phase, this note, result of a collaborative effort of the United Nations Issue-based Coalition (IBC) for Inclusion and Empowerment, explores how short-term measures can be transformed into comprehensive and shock-responsive social protection system.

  20. © UN Women/Fahad Abdullah Kaize 2020

    Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

  21. Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.