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. Food and agriculture global value chains: Drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health improvement - Executive summary

    31 October 2017

  2. Rural Access Index (RAI) - the case of Timor-Leste: R4D technical paper

    31 October 2017

    Explains the applications of the Rural Access Index as a tool for policy makers, government agencies and practitioners working in the roads sector, for formulating road policies and strategies, in guiding and managing investments in the roads sector, and in monitoring the effectiveness of investments in the sector.

  3. Factsheets on people with disabilities (PWD) (bilingual: English and Bahasa Indonesia)

    31 October 2017

    Consist of three factsheets: 1. Recruiting PwD: do's and don't's (Merekrut PD) 2. Myths Vs. Facts (Mitos dan fakta) 3. Why should you hire PwD? (Kenapa kita harus mempekerjakan PD?)

  4. Mapping persons with disabilities (PWD) in Indonesia labor market - Final report

    31 October 2017

    This study attempted to map the condition of PWD in the Indonesian labour market using 2016 Sakernas data. The main point to be explored from the data is the socio-economic condition of PWD, the characteristics of employed PWD, and the wage distribution of PWD.

  5. Handling cases of violence against domestic workers and child domestic workers: training modules for police (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    10 October 2017

    This module can be provided to any police officer or anyone who will assist or deal with cases of violence against women, in particular the case of domestic workers. This module is specifically designed for police officers at the forefront, namely the Women and Child Protection Unit (PPA).

  6. Training manual - Organizing the domestic workers (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    10 October 2017

    This manual is structured for use as a guide for the basic training facilitators of community organizing, in particular the basic training of community organizing for domestic workers. Therefore, case examples, discussions and references are mostly from the context of domestic workers.

  7. Planning for success: a manual for domestic workers and their organizations

    04 October 2017

    This manual aims to help domestic workers and their organizations to understand and learn how to plan for success. It explains what is effective planning, and why planning can help domestic workers to realize both their organizational and personal goals. It provides planning tools and shows how to plan effectively for successful results.

  8. Global Wage Report 2016/17 Asia and Pacific supplement: Wages in the Asia and Pacific: steady, but heterogeneous real growth

    19 September 2017

    The Global Wage Report of 2016/17 published by the ILO shows a deceleration since 2012, falling from 2.5 per cent to 1.7 percent in 2015.

  9. Asia-Pacific Labour Market Update, September 2017

    18 September 2017

    The Asia-Pacific Labour Market Update September 2017 provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends for a number of economies in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of August 2017, with special focus on trends in casual work.

  10. Actuarial study on the reform of the Indonesian BPJS Ketenagakerjaan: technical report

    23 August 2017

    This actuarial study assessed the financial sustainability of the new pension system that has been in place since 1 July 2015. The generic ILO pension model was fine-tuned in line with the finalized design, and the policy reform designs of the new pension scheme for the financial assessment.

  11. Decent work for domestic workers: eight good practices from Asia

    21 August 2017

    The eight good practices demonstrate successful initiatives to combat child labour in India and Nepal; to establish strong and sustainable domestic workers organizations in the form of trade unions, cooperatives or associations in Indonesia, the Philippines and the Republic of Korea; on skills development and organizing in Hong Kong, China, and on the global online IDWF communication network.

  12. We will not be silent: 31 stories of domestic workers behind the domestic walls (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    10 August 2017

    These writings are expected to educate the public and policy makers about working conditions and the rights of domestic workers as workers, so that in turn, can support efforts to realize decent work for domestic workers and the elimination of child domestic workers in Indonesia.

  13. Timor-Leste National Employment Strategy 2017 – 2030 (in English, Portuguese and Tetun)

    17 July 2017

    Timor-Leste needs to address several challenges in order to provide the required employment opportunities to achieve inclusive growth. Therefore, the National Employment Strategy (NES) 2017 - 2030 focuses on the need of creating new jobs to reduce unemployment and provide employment opportunities for the large population of young people entering the labour market in the next years; increasing formal jobs and addressing current productivity.

  14. Alternative education module for domestic workers: handbook for facilitator (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    16 June 2017

    This alternative education module was created to assist trainers / facilitators in facilitating the implementation of alternative education for domestic workers.

  15. Compendium - Compilation of legal cases of Indonesian domestic workers and child domestic workers (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    16 June 2017

    The compendium is a compilation of domestic workers and child domestic workers cases conducted by LBH Jakarta and LBH APIK Jakarta, and Domestic Workers Union (SPDPRT) Sapulidi. They make breakthroughs in the handling of these cases.

  16. Brochure World Day Against Child Labour 12 June 2017 - In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

    16 June 2017

    A significant proportion of the 168 million children engaged in child labour live in areas affected by conflict and disaster. The World Day Against Child Labour this year will focus on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour.

  17. World of Work magazine: Migration should be a choice

    24 May 2017

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference (ILC), including migration.

  18. The role of investment incentives for structural transformation: A comparative analysis of investment incentives legislation in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia

    18 May 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 211

  19. Trade Union Reference Manual on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    08 May 2017

    This reference manual, seeks to assist trade union leaders, members and sympathizers, in their engagement in these national strategies for sustainable development.

  20. Tackling child labour in domestic work: a handbook for action for domestic workers and their organizations

    05 May 2017

    The handbook will inspire domestic workers and their organizations to eliminate exploitative, harmful and hazardous child domestic work, promote decent work for domestic workers, and help domestic workers to reach their full potential in work and in life.