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. Understanding children’s work and youth employment outcomes in Indonesia

    20 June 2012

  2. Understanding children’s work and youth employment outcomes in Indonesia: executive summary

    20 June 2012

    The report was developed jointly by the Government and the three UCW partner agencies. As such, it provides an important common basis for action in addressing child labour and youth employment issues. Part 1 of the report focuses on understanding children’s work and Part 2 on understanding youth employment outcomes. Part 3 of the report addresses national responses to child labour and youth employment concerns.

  3. Measuring decent work in Indonesia - the decent work country profile at a glance

    25 May 2012

    This summary is part of an ILO and European Commission project in nine countries "Monitoring and Assessing Progress on Decent Work (MAP)" to support better measurement of decent work in developing and transition countries.

  4. Youth voices from Asia and the Pacific

    18 May 2012

    Between December 2011 and May 2012, the ILO has consulted young people from around the globe to gather their inputs to an International Youth Forum in Geneva, ahead of the 101st International Labour Conference for which a key focus is youth employment. As part of this global process, 13 national youth employment consultation events took place in Asia and the Pacific. This report summarises the key messages brought by young people and policy makers.

  5. Compilation of the ILO Conventions and Recommendations in Indonesia (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 May 2012

    Full text of the Bahasa Indonesia translation of the ILO Core/Fundamental Conventions, and several ILO Conventions ratified and unratified by Indonesia.

  6. Equality and non-discrimination at work in East and South-East Asia: Guide

    18 April 2012

    The principles of equality and non-discrimination are embedded in universal notions of decency, dignity and respect, and are fundamental for promoting social justice and economic development both within and across countries.

  7. Equality and non-discrimination at work in East and South-East Asia: Exercise and tool book for trainers

    18 April 2012

    The principles of equality and non-discrimination are embedded in universal notions of decency, dignity and respect, and are fundamental for promoting social justice and economic development both within and across countries.

  8. What works: good practices from the ILO Education and Skills Training for Youth Employment in Indonesia (EAST) Project

    12 April 2012

    Describes programme activities ranging from broad policy-level activities to practices at the grassroots level in the field. Some of the good practices may only have taken place in a few locations and do not necessarily represent the overall project or programme. The criteria established for the selection of good practices were: Innovative/creative; With clear documented impact; Replicable; Sustainable; Ethical; Efficient.

  9. Local investments for climate change adaptation: Green Jobs through green works

    09 April 2012

    Efforts to mitigate climate change and its impact should be inclusive of poor communities and help them to adapt to the new living and working conditions. Communities can use local resource-based strategies to reduce the impact of development on the climate.

  10. Employment Diagnostic Analysis: a methodological guide

    04 April 2012

    The purpose of the present guide is to provide a tool for context-specific analysis of the dynamics and characteristics of employment and to identify and understand the causes behind the main constraints and challenges, as well as opportunities for increasing productive employment in an inclusive and sustainable manner.

  11. Labour and social trends in Indonesia 2011: Promoting job-rich growth in provinces

    22 March 2012

    The fourth issue of the Labour and Social Trends in Indonesia focuses on employment growth in provinces. Indonesia has maintained positive economic growth for over a decade and this trend is forecasted to continue with acceleration in economic expansion. It is obvious that bright opportunities lie ahead of Indonesia.

  12. Indonesia: An enabling environment for sustainable enterprises (EESE) assessment and a survey on workers’ perceptions

    12 March 2012

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 16

  13. ILO Jakarta newsletter, March 2012

    08 March 2012

    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.

  14. Decent work in Jakarta: An integrated approach

    06 March 2012

    This paper analyzes trends in urbanization in Jakarta and details a number of policy initiatives being undertaken in the city on the promotion of decent jobs, skills upgrading, and social protection among others, with a view to supporting urbanization in Indonesia that fosters decent work.

  15. Employment Dimension of Trade Liberalization with China: Analysis of the case of Indonesia With Dynamic Social Accounting Matrix

    27 February 2012

    Employment Working Paper No. 112

  16. Gender and the environment: A survey in the manufacturing of machine-parts sector in Indonesia and China

    02 February 2012

    This paper provides important insights into the gender dimensions of work in the factories that the SCORE project trains. Many of these findings can be used to help conduct risk assessment of the health and safety conditions in these factories and ensure that the very real differences between men and women, both physical and psychological, are taken into account when designing procedures and systems to protect workers against these risks.


  1. Social protection floor for a fair and inclusive globalization: executive summary

    15 December 2011

    This report shows how social protection can play a pivotal role in relieving people of the fear of poverty and deprivation, delivering on the promises of the universal Declaration of Human Rights. The extension of social protection, drawing on basic social floors, is a missing piece in a fairer and inclusive globalization.

  2. Overview of major social security legislation

    15 December 2011

    The provision of social security for various sectors and categories of the population, and the types of benefits offered, are governed by various laws, government regulations and ministerial regulations and decrees. The major legislation is described here.

  3. Social protection assessment-based national dialogue in Indonesia

    15 December 2011

    The Social Protection Floor (SPF) is a basic set of rights and transfers that enables and empowers all members of a society to access a minimum of goods and services at all times.

  4. Convention 189 & Recommendation 201 at a glance

    15 December 2011

    Highlights of the provisions of the Domestic Workers Convention No. 189 and Recommendation No. 201. These new standards, adopted in June 2011, are a strong recognition of the economic and social value of domestic work and a call for action to address the existing exclusions of domestic workers from labour and social protection. Given that most domestic workers are women, the new standards are an important step to advance gender equality in the world of work and ensure women’s equal rights and protection under the law.