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. Women in Business and Management: Gaining momentum

    12 January 2015

    This report brings together available data and ILO statistics to provide a comprehensive, up to-date and global picture of women in the business world and in management positions.

  2. Jobs and Skills for Youth: Review of Policies for Youth Employment of Indonesia

    09 January 2015

  3. Comparative Analysis of Policies for Youth Employment in Asia and the Pacific

    09 January 2015


  1. A tracer study to evaluate the satisfaction and employment prospects for graduates of accredited technical training courses in Timor-Leste

    31 December 2014

    Tracer studies are commonly used by training institutions to get feedback on courses, hear from graduates how training is helping them to develop competencies, and to assess impact from training in terms of job opportunities and continued education for graduates. The 2014 Trace Study surveyed 317 respondents including students who graduated in July 2012 and January 2013.

  2. The ILO in Timor-Leste

    18 December 2014

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Timor-Leste. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  3. Pocket guide to reporting on disability in Indonesia

    03 December 2014

    Together with AJI and ILO, Diffa plays an important role in making mainstreaming programs on the rights of people with disability to get a job. One strategy is to formulate and develop a reporting guidelines for disability issues. Generally, the media is still not proportionate and appropriate for capturing the reality of persons with disabilities.

  4. Indonesia: Labour and social trends update August 2014

    02 December 2014

    This information is a brief update on the labour and social trends in Indonesia based on the BPS labour force survey (Sakernas) August 2014.

  5. Design study of the single referral system for the extension of social protection in Indonesia: Background and justification, design of the single referral system (SRS), and roadmap for its implementation

    02 December 2014

    Describes the proposed design for the Indonesian SRS and provides useful guidance for the pilot implementation of the mechanism in the context of ongoing decentralization reforms.

  6. ILO Timor-Leste newsletter, November 2014

    21 November 2014

    Illustrates the broad range of programmes and activities of the ILO in Timor-Leste, many of which are directly relevant to the national social and economic goals of the Government.

  7. ILO Jakarta newsletter, November 2014

    21 November 2014

    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.

  8. Timor Leste: Enterprise and Skills Survey (ESS), 2nd round, October 2014

    31 October 2014

    There are several improvements in this round of ESS. The survey instruments and methodology have been further refined and there is now data on several new indicators such as monthly earnings of employees.

  9. Minimum wages in the global garment industry

    31 October 2014

    This research note provides a brief overview of minimum wages for the garment sector in the top 25 apparel exporters from the developing world.

  10. The impact of ASEAN economic integration on occupational outlooks and skills demand

    16 October 2014

    This paper develops an innovative occupational projections model to examine the projected shifts in occupational demand and in the occupational structure of the economy to determine potential skills mismatches that may ensue. The paper identifies the occupations that are likely to have the highest demand as ASEAN economic integration progresses in six ASEAN Member Countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam), with potential implications for the education, TVET and skills system in the countries.

  11. Business as unusual: Making workplaces inclusive of people with disabilities

    03 October 2014

  12. Inclusion of Youth with Disabilities: The Business Case

    05 September 2014

  13. Avoiding the middle income trap in Indonesia through a more inclusive labour market and deeper ASEAN integration

    20 August 2014

    Indonesia Country Brief | August 2014 based on "ADB and ILO: ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity," (Bangkok, ILO, 2014).

  14. ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

    19 August 2014

    The joint ILO - Asian Development Bank report examines the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community on labour markets. It offers evidence-based policy recommendations for better jobs and equitable growth, including strengthening regional cooperation, facilitating structural change, improving job quality, enhancing skills, boosting productivity and wages, and managing labour migration.

  15. Good practices on the role of trade unions in protecting and promoting the rights of migrant workers in Asia

    18 August 2014

    This report documents selected good practices of trade union actions taken place in Cambodia, Hong Kong (China), Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, China, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

  16. Compilation of Constitutional Court Decisions on Judicial Review against several articles in Law No. 13 of 2003 on Manpower (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    31 July 2014

    This book is expected to contribute in the social dialogue as a reference in order to achieve a shared understanding among actors of industrial relations at the enterprise level while implementing various laws and regulations in the field of employment. It is also expected as a reference for legal practitioners to study the constitutional court decisions.

  17. Timor-Leste: Labour Market Outlook Edition 2, July 2014

    31 July 2014

    The current edition of the Labour Market Outlook takes a closer look at the data from the national accounts, preliminary results from the labour force survey, and the enterprise & skills surveys.