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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. Assessing policy effectiveness during the crisis: The case of Indonesia

    10 October 2011

    This paper provides an analysis on the impact of the Government of Indonesia’s 2009 fiscal stimulus package using a dynamic social accounting matrix (DySAM) with an employment satellite.

  2. Good case practices on inclusion of persons with disabilities in Indonesia: opening opportunities towards decent work, July, 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia

    10 October 2011

    The following case studies were prepared for an Indonesian National Multistakeholder Workshop on, which took place July 25-26, 2011 in Jakarta and can obviously contribute to the existing database of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network.

  3. Multi-stakeholders Workshop on People with Disabilities in Indonesia: Access to Employment and Justice ; 25-26 July, 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia

    10 October 2011

    The workshop was jointly organised by the ILO, AusAID, MoMT/KEMENAKERTRANS), MoNDP/BAPPENAS), MoSA-KEMENSOS, in organization of the workshop. The workshop was funded by ILO EAST project and AusAID.

  4. 10 Learning conversations on entrepreneurship in Tanah Papua

    05 October 2011

    In line with the Government of Indonesia’s priorities, and with the principles of C169, this publication provide a framework to engage Papuan entrepreneurs in a dialogue to tackle social and cultural issues related to entrepreneurship.

  5. Business environment for young entrepreneurs in Indonesia

    05 October 2011

    This survey constitutes the first comprehensive business climate survey of Young Entrepreneurs by the ILO. The objective of this survey is to assist policy makers and stakeholders to improve business conditions for YEs through a better understanding of their characteristics and the identification of specific obstacles that impede their businesses.

  6. Mitigating the impact of a flu pandemic to workplaces, preparing business in time of crisis

    01 October 2011

    ILO Jakarta special edition on avian flu and the workplace and business preparedness in times of pandemic

  7. TVET centres in Indonesia: pathway to revitalization

    30 September 2011

    ILO support to the Ministry of Manpower & Transmigration programme to strengthen the BLK system in Indonesia.

  8. Children belong in school

    30 September 2011

    A self-learning guide for junior high school teachers committed to keeping children in school and out of child labour.

  9. Employment diagnostic analysis: Maluku, Indonesia

    27 September 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 98

  10. Tales of survival: migrant domestic workers’ stories in their own words

    24 September 2011

    These are the stories of Indonesian migrant domestic workers and their families whose realities turn out to be far removed from their dreams. Their stories have became familiar to us through TV screens and newspaper headlines over the last few years. But in spite of the hardships and unbearable suffering they have endured, they refuse to be defeated, and they continue to speak out publicly for the sake of saving other migrant domestic workers from the same fate.

  11. Facts on disability and child labour - a fact sheet

    21 September 2011

    Few studies have explored the linkages between disability and child labour. Common wisdom, rather than empirical evidence, tends to shape policymakers’ views on the subject. This fact sheet is an attempt to summarize the data available, and provide an overview of the subject both from a global perspective and in the context of Indonesia in particular.

  12. Child labour and education in Papuan communities - policy brief

    21 September 2011

    Child labour cases in Papua are the second highest in Indonesia, according to the 2008 Very Poor Household Survey (Survey RTSM) conducted by Indonesia’s Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA). A total of 130,000 child labourers were said to be registered in Papua (75,000 boys and 55,000 girls), of whom 80,000 were 15 years old or younger.

  13. Employment diagnostic analysis: Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

    12 September 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 95

  14. Youth Rights @ Work: a facilitator’s guide by and for Indonesian trade unions

    31 August 2011

    The guide is part of an initiative that reaches out to youth in the formal and informal economy, to increase awareness of their rights, to empower them to join a labour union and to encourage them to take a stand for their rights.

  15. Promoting gender equality in the world of work "gender mainstreaming activities of ILO-Jakarta"

    22 August 2011

    The Special Edition documents and highlights main activities and achievements conducted under the RBSA Project on Gender Equality Promotion during the year of 2009 and 2010. As an addition to the activities, the Special Edition also highlights stories of women from various ILO's Projects which have also focused on women's empowerment.

  16. Review on legislations, policies and programs for the elimination of child labor in Indonesia

    15 August 2011

    This paper reviews the progress made and existing gaps in legislations, policies, and programs to eliminate WFCL in Indonesia for the past 10 years. A desk review was conducted to examine related papers and documents.

  17. A child can grow, an economy can grow - sustainable CSR on child labour for a sustainable economy

    12 August 2011

    One of the ILO Jakarta activities through IPEC Project is to mobilize CSR to engage in effort in elimination of child labour. The objectives of this IPEC activity are among other raising business community awareness labour related issues, attempting to mainstream child labour concerns to CSR policies strengthening cooperation between child rights/child welfare NGOs, private sector’s CSR governmental institutions so that the identified social needs can be fulfilled in future activities and policy.

  18. Convention No. 189 - Questions and answers

    10 August 2011

    This short factsheet will help you understand what Convention No. 189 is, who it covers, and what minimum standards it sets.

  19. Guidelines for school counsellors – supporting the job and education decisions of young Indonesians

    31 July 2011

    Progress in the education and skills levels of youth are not sufficient enough to reduce unemployment if the education choices of students are not in line with the demands of the labour market. Providing support to youth when they have to make tough choices on what school to join, or what job to take, helps to bridge this gap. This manual is intended to help reconcile the education choices of young Indonesians with the jobs that are available on the market.

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