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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Report of the Seventh Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region

    03 May 2017

    Contains the report of the Seventh Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region, under the ILO/Japan Workplaces and Industries for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Through Sharing Good Practices of GBA, OSH and Industrial Relations Project.

  9. ASEAN in transformation: How technology is changing jobs and enterprises -- Indonesia Country Brief | April 2017

    30 April 2017

    This Indonesia brief focuses on technology dynamics in the TCF and automotive sectors as they represent two of the main sectors for the country’s manufacturing industry that are likely to be impacted by new technology and innovations that are transforming the workplace.

  10. Factsheet on labour inspection in Indonesia (2017 edition)

    03 April 2017

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

  11. Launch of the R4D Programme Phase II: Rural road development for better rural employment and economy

    24 March 2017

    Capturing the benefits of the rural roads and the commitments shown by the local government and donor.

  12. Safeguarding the Rights of Asian Migrant Workers from Home to the Workplace

    22 March 2017

  13. Progress of the implementation of recommendations adopted at the 3rd – 8th ASEAN Forums on Migrant Labour: Background paper to the 9th AFML

    22 March 2017

  14. ILO Jakarta special edition on ILO‘s Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme

    21 March 2017

    Supported by NZAID, ILO, UNDP and FAO has formulated a joint programme named “The Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme” (SIRESUP) to restore livelihoods and rebuild economic opportunities in Karo District.

  15. After the volcano: turning disaster into opportunity

    21 March 2017

    A series of impact stories and best practices on livelihoods recovery and entrepreneurship of the ILO’s Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme.

  16. Tripartite declaration of principles concerning multinational enterprises and social policy (MNE Declaration) - 5th Edition (March 2017)

    17 March 2017

    The MNE Declaration is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance to enterprises on social policy and inclusive, responsible and sustainable workplace practices. It is the only global instrument in this area that was elaborated and adopted by governments, employers and workers from around the world. It was adopted close to 40 years ago (amended in 2000 and 2006) and revised in 2017. Its principles are addressed to MNEs, governments, and employers’ and workers’ organizations and cover areas such as employment, training, conditions of work and life, and industrial relations as well as general policies. All principles build on international labour standards (ILO conventions and recommendations). The MNE Declaration facilitates outreach and understanding of the Decent Work Agenda in the private sector.

  17. Transnational Migration of Domestic and Care Workers in Asia Pacific

    14 March 2017

    This report examines the patterns of and policies related to migration of domestic and care workers in East and Southeast Asia, a sub-region within Asia.

  18. What works in out-grower schemes – Evidence from Timor-Leste

    13 March 2017

  19. Paralegal training modules for handling cases of domestic workers (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 March 2017

    The purpose of this module is to improve paralegals' understanding on the rights of domestic workers and skills in handling cases of domestic workers and child domestic workers.

  20. Prevention and elimination of child domestic workers: a manual for facilitators (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 March 2017

    The Handbook is designed to facilitate educators to understand and use easily. The book which consists of three parts provides checklist through questions that could be used as reference for educators to know the information in that section.