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. 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

  2. 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.

  5. Brochure of Green Jobs in Asia project

    07 December 2011

    The brochure for the Green Jobs in Asia project outlines the objectives, strategy and components of this technical cooperation initiative. The project aims to assist five Asian countries in shifting to a low-carbon, environmentally friendly and climate resilient economy that helps accelerate the jobs recovery, reduce social gaps, support development goals and realize decent work.

  6. Employment dimension of trade liberalization with China: analysis of the case of Indonesia with dynamic social accounting matrix

    01 December 2011

    The ASEAN – China FTA raises concerns regarding its employment impact in Indonesia. The loss of millions of jobs has been predicted as a consequence of the final liberalization round, though few studies on ACFTA consider employment explicitly.

  7. Factsheet on access to health care benefit for people living with HIV in Indonesia

    01 December 2011

    People living with HIV (PLHIV) in Indonesia are often employed by micro and small businesses in the informal economy and depend on these to sustain themselves and their families. As a result, they are not protected by social security system and lack of access to proper health care and benefit.

  8. Building a future with decent work: the historic year for the ILO and Indonesia

    25 November 2011

    ILO Special Edition on 100th Session of the International Labour Conference

  9. Reducing Poverty and Building Peace for a better Maluku

    21 November 2011

    Special edition on ILO/UNIDO Pelagandong Project

  10. Decent Work Country Profile - Indonesia

    11 November 2011

    The Indonesian government has made employment generation one of its main policy objectives for its National Midterm Development Plan, 2010-2014. However, recent progress in this area has been mixed. The political landscape has been marked by democratic transition and an ambitious programme of decentralization. The economy has faced several major crises together with the structural transition from agriculture to services. The great economic, social and political transformations of the past 15 years have had significant impacts on the labour market. Fundamental changes began in 1998 with a labour law reform programme and the key Manpower Act of 2003, which provides overarching legislative support for labour relations and further laws concerning trade unions and the settlements of disputes. The Decent Work Country Profile for Indonesia aims at critically assessing progress towards the achievement of decent work in Indonesia and at further informing social dialogue at the national level.

  11. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    10 November 2011

  12. Financial education for families: trainer’s manual

    01 November 2011

    This Financial Education training manual is based on a 2006 adaptation for families of working children in Cambodia by two ILO projects: Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality (WEDGE) and the Time Bound Programme on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (IPEC). The original materials were developed by the Financial Education for the Poor Project, supported by Microfinance Opportunities, Citigroup and Freedom from Hunger. This edition was further adapted in 2011 to represent the context of Indonesia.

  13. Factsheet on labour inspection in Indonesia

    01 November 2011

    Factsheet on labour inspection in Indonesia and the role and support of the ILO in strengthening labour inspection services.

  14. Employment trends in Indonesia over 1996-2009: Casualization of the labour market during an era of crises, reforms and recovery

    27 October 2011

    Employment Working Paper No. 99

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.