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. Strong export and job growth in Asia's garment and footwear sector

    29 October 2015

    This research note examines wages and working conditions in the garment sector in a range of countries in the Asia-Pacific region. It finds that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region exported $601 billion worth of garments, footwear and textile products in 2014, three-fifths of the global total. More than 40 million workers are now employed in the sector in the Asia-Pacific region.

  2. The regulation of non-standard forms of employment in India, Indonesia and Viet Nam

    14 October 2015

  3. ILO and disability inclusion

    24 September 2015

    The ILO promotes equality of opportunity and treatment for persons with disabilities in the world of work. Access of persons with disabilities to decent work is important both as an essential right and in terms of the economic advantages it brings. To achieve this goal, the ILO works to increase the employability of persons with disabilities, to support employers becoming more inclusive and to promote enabling legislative and policy environments.

  4. HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment at Work in Indonesia

    21 September 2015

    As one of the biggest state-owned enterprises in Indonesia, with more than 14,000 workers and 25,000 subcontracted workers throughout Indonesia (of which 40 per cent are mobile male workers), Pertamina has shown a serious and consistent commitment to the prevention of HIV and AIDS at the workplace and to the fight against stigma and discrimination. Pertamina has developed workplace policies to ensure a non-discriminatory working environment for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and has provided HIV information, counselling and testing for its workers in their sites across the country.

  5. Report - Trade Union Regional Workshop on Capacity Building of Domestic Workers Organizations and Elimination of Child Domestic Labour; Yogyakarta, Indonesia: 15-17 December 2014

    07 September 2015

    Organized by the PROMOTE Project ILO Jakarta and ILO Regional Office for Asia Pacific - Bangkok. Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor

  6. Women and rural roads, July 2015

    01 August 2015

    The survey explores the social-economic outcomes for women who live on R4D-rehabilitated roads and provides a gender perspective on the data outlined in the R4D Labourers’ survey report.

  7. Labour and social trends in Indonesia 2014 - 2015: Strengthening competitiveness and productivity through decent work

    09 July 2015

    The ILO’s Jakarta Office’s seventh issue of the Labour and Social Trends in Indonesia focuses on strengthening competitiveness and productivity through decent work. Decent work plays an important role in strengthening the competitiveness and productivity of a nation.

  8. Indonesia: Wages and productivity for sustainable development

    08 July 2015

    Indonesia has sustained over a decade of economic growth, and this has provided an environment that has allowed growth in wages and regular wage employment to outperform most other countries in the world.

  9. Atauro, Timor-Leste tourism flyer

    30 June 2015

    This flyer is one of our tourism development initiatives, supported by BOSS Project (IADE/ILO) with Irish Aid/New Zealand Aid funding. Do come and visit Ataúro soon.

  10. Atauro, Timor-Leste tourism catalogue

    30 June 2015

    This brochure is one of our tourism development initiatives, supported by BOSS Project (IADE/ILO) with Irish Aid/New Zealand Aid funding. Do come and visit Ataúro soon.

  11. Timor-Leste tourism (flyer)

    30 June 2015

    Tourism is recognized as having good potential to increase employment and grow revenue for Timor-Leste

  12. Fiscal rules, growth and employment: A developing country perspective

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 184

  13. Roadmap towards a child labour-free Indonesia in 2022

    18 June 2015

    The Roadmap towards a Child Labour-Free Indonesia in 2022 is developed to support the implementation of the NAP-EWFCL. The Roadmap is developed as the elaboration of the NAP-EWFCL which contains an overview of key issues based on the experience of the first phase of ten years actions and strategic guide in accelerating the achievement of Child Labour-Free Indonesia in 2022. This roadmap is designed as reference for all parties, including relevant ministries and institutions, employers' organizations and business representatives, trade/labor unions, civil society groups (NGOs, social organizations, religious organizations, community organizations, and others), as well as international organizations.

  14. Synopsis of Nine Stories of Our Friendship with Domestic Workers: From Youth to Youth Programme (Teman Remaja Teman Setara)

    11 June 2015

    Teman Remaja Teman Setara (From Youth to Youth) is an educational programme providing scholarships on video diary and photo story workshops and production for youth as part of the effort to promote decent work for domestic workers through their stories and daily life experiences.

  15. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategies on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Volume I Full Report - Rev. Ed. (2015)

    08 June 2015

    Covering the period from 2008 to 2014, this evaluation reviews ILO’s strategy to advance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW), namely: the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining is widely known and exercised (Outcome 14); forced labour is eliminated (Outcome 15); child labour is eliminated, with priority to the worst forms of child labour (Outcome 16); and discrimination in employment and occupation is eliminated (Outcome 17). The case studies are contained in Volume II (online only).

  16. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategies on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, Volume II Annexes - Rev. Ed. (2015)

    07 June 2015

    This report contains a collection of case studies as well as other thematic reports which were gathered as part of the desk review for the full report, Volume 1. SEE EDITOR's NOTE WITH APOLOGY.

  17. Code of conducts for protecting the domestic workers and eliminating the child domestic workers (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 June 2015

    The preparation of the Code departs from a common desire of APPSI and all members to provide protection to child domestic workers and eliminate child labour under the age of 18 years working in the household sector. The Code applies to all members of APPSI and become an integral part of the daily activities of APPSI and all members.

  18. Field assessment - apprenticeship in Indonesia: report on visits to companies in Balikpapan and Greater Jakarta

    28 May 2015

    This report reflected various aspects in apprenticeship such as recruitment of apprentices, program and duration of apprenticeship, organization of apprenticeship, certification, recruitment of the worker from the result of apprenticeship, etc.

  19. Guideline on domestic apprenticeship program in Indonesia

    28 May 2015

    This apprenticeship guideline refers to the technical level apprenticeship definition where apprentices are prospective workers who want to receive relevant work training, instead of school or college students who wish to receive on-the-job trainings as part of the curriculums’ requirement.

  20. Indonesia: Homework in East Java - Findings from a qualitative study

    21 May 2015

    The brief shares information on the key barriers to the protection of homeworkers and provides information that could be used to improve homeworkers’ access to decent work.