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.


  1. SPTF - Universal Standards for Management Social Performance 2.0 2016

    31 August 2016

    The standards clarify and standardize social performance management (SPM) practices and bring together good practices implemented successfully in the field into one comprehensive manual.

  2. Regional guidelines on the return and reintegration of migrant workers participating in the Employment Permit System of the Republic of Korea

    25 August 2016

    Since 2012, the ILO-Korea Partnership Programme labour migration component has focused on migration and development. Research and national and regional workshops have focused on return and reintegration, leading to the development and adoption of these Regional Guidelines on Return and Reintegration Programmes.

  3. Indonesia labour market outlook August 2016

    22 August 2016

    Indonesia is currently weathering the global decline in commodity prices and corresponding slowdowns among its major trading partners. These factors have weighed heavily on the growth outlook – reducing the likelihood of achieving 7 per cent growth by 2018 – with severe ramifications for the labour market.

  4. Weak minimum wage compliance in Asia’s garment industry

    11 August 2016

    Minimum wages can be an important part of the policy toolkit to meet the needs of workers and their families. However, minimum wages do not adequately fulfill this role if non-compliance is widespread. This research note shows that a large proportion of workers in the garment, footwear, and textiles sector in seven garment-exporting countries in Asia are paid below the minimum wage.

  5. Their stories, our impact

    11 August 2016

    A series of human stories on entrepreneurship and business development of the ILO-BOSS Project

  6. Promoting and Building Social Protection in Asia (3rd phase): Extending Social Security Coverage in ASEAN (2016-2018): Project Fact sheet

    05 August 2016

    Supported by the Government of Japan.

  7. Green Jobs: Progress Report 2014-2015

    22 July 2016

    This report provides an update on the activities which unfolded in 2014 and 2015 with the continued support of the Green Jobs Programme’s networks and partners.

  8. ILO Jakarta newsletter, July 2016

    21 July 2016

    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.

  9. SCORE China Case Study: Meiyue Knitting Company is a brighter place to work

    01 July 2016

    By listening to employee suggestions Meiyue Knitting Company in Nanxun District, China, the enterprise reduced electricity costs while brightening up the workplace for staff members.

  10. Report of the 10th Sub-regional Advisory Committee Meeting (SURAC 10) ILO TRIANGLE in ASEAN and the ASEAN TRIANGLE project

    28 June 2016

  11. Mobilizing the private sector to deliver HIV prevention, treatment and care in high prevalence areas of Papua and West Papua

    20 June 2016

    Brief information about the ILO's technical assistance, funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of the Government of Australia, to the Provincial Manpower Offices in Papua and West Papua to increase private sector adherence to existing national and provincial policies on HIV in the workplace.

  12. Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) Timor-Leste 2016-2020

    31 May 2016

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020 serves as a framework to support Government of Timor-Leste to achieve its National Strategic Development Plan (SDP) 2011-2030.

  13. Study on discrimination at work on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in Indonesia

    16 May 2016

    The report identifies both good practices, and the multiple types of discrimination facing LGBT persons in the workplace, and outlines how the ILO can work with governments, and workers’ and employers’ organizations to promote rights, diversity and tolerance in the world of work.

  14. ILO Works in Timor-Leste: 2015 results

    02 May 2016

    Presents the results of the ILO works/activities in Timor-Leste in 2015.

  15. Report of The Business Forum: Inclusive Employment Makes Business Sense

    22 April 2016

    This report covers The Business Case of Inclusive Employment: Realising Decent Work & Economic Growth for All, a business forum held by the International Labour Organisation in Jakarta, on March 22, 2016.

  16. ILO Works in Indonesia: 2015 results

    11 April 2016

    Presents the results of the ILO works/activities in Indonesia in 2015.

  17. Gender pay gaps persist in Asia's garment and footwear sector

    07 April 2016

    Gender wage inequality remains a considerable challenge in developing Asia’s garment and footwear sector. Some of the pay gap can be attributed to differences in factors such as age and education, but discrimination also appears to be a contributing determinant. Women are also more likely to be at the lower end of the wage ladder.

  18. Assessing the gender pay gap in Asia's garment sector

    31 March 2016

    This paper presents the gender pay gap in the garment, textile and footwear industry in nine developing Asian economies – Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam.

  19. Managing labour mobility: Opportunities and challenges for employers in the ASEAN region

    28 March 2016

    This publication series documents and consolidates the outputs of the regional meetings to better inform employers’ activities, and summarizes the position of employers’ on the priority issues on labour migration in the ASEAN region. It gives the context of these priority areas as well as the policy position papers agreed upon as a result of the regional workshops.

  20. Social protection: Women migrant workers in ASEAN

    28 March 2016

    This Policy Brief provides an overview of the social protection mechanisms available to women migrant workers in ASEAN, identifying good practices and making recommendations for improvements. The Policy Brief highlights the importance of the portability of social protection and the challenges for women migrant workers in claiming social protection from employers and states.