Publications

The ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Knowledge Centre in Manila or by email.

2017

  1. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, April 2017

    18 April 2017

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  2. Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate: Project fact sheet

    18 April 2017

    The Philippines labour inspectorate system faces a number of challenges in providing labour inspection services to the country’s 945,000 registered establishments, covering around 7.8 million workers. A 2009 ILO Technical Audit of the Philippines labour inspectorate system, pointed to some of these challenges which included low coverage due to inadequate number of labour inspectors and limited capacity of labour inspectors in carrying out specialized inspections.

  3. News@ILO Philippines, 1st quarter 2017

    31 March 2017

    The 1st quarter enewsletter from the ILO Country Office for the Philippines provides latest developments and activities in the country, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  4. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, March 2017

    24 March 2017

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  5. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, February 2017

    21 February 2017

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  6. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, January 2017

    27 January 2017

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

2016

  1. News@ILO Philippines, 4th quarter 2016

    20 December 2016

    The 4th quarter enewsletter from the ILO Country Office for the Philippines provides latest developments and activities in the country, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  2. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, December 2016

    16 December 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  3. Skills training on masonry, carpentry, housekeeping, food and beverage, food processing for the internally displaced persons (IDPs), Zamboanga City, Western Mindanao

    15 December 2016

    The Skills Training Programme for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) on Masonry, Carpentry, Housekeeping, Food and Beverage and Food Processing were conducted in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) implementing partners such us the City Government of Zamboanga City (CGZC) through City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWO), Department of Labor and Employment-Public Employment Service Office (DOLE-PESO), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). The skills training provided basic skills as a tool and instrument to join the work force developed the significant change in the livelihood component of the government for the displaced people.

  4. Business process outsourcing in the Philippines: Challenges for decent work

    14 December 2016

    The growth of the Philippine BPO sector has provided over a million jobs, and BPO has become the second-largest contributor, after remittances from overseas Filipino workers, to the country’s GDP. As the industry moves towards maturity, technological innovations will likely bring a new wave of development, creating a demand for higher skilled workers. The challenge for the Philippines is to remain competitive as a BPO destination while ensuring decent work for over a million workers, especially women, engaged in the sector.

  5. Increasing Public Confidence and Participation in Support of the Implementation of the Bangsamoro Peace Agreement: Final project fact sheet

    09 December 2016

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been involved in the response effort, co-leading the livelihood cluster with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), looking to provide emergency employment for those who have been displaced (particularly young men and women), and ensuring that assistance rendered is sustainable and promotes decent work through access to minimum wage, social security, health insurance and occupational health and safety.

  6. Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment (PLEDGE): Final project fact sheet

    09 December 2016

    The PLEDGE programme aims to contribute to confidence and peace building efforts through local economic development and sustainable livelihood creation in conflict affected areas in Mindanao.

  7. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, November 2016

    25 November 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  8. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, October 2016

    28 October 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  9. Strengthening the Impact of Trade on Employment in the Philippines (STRENGTHEN): Project fact sheet

    04 October 2016

    The project aims to strengthen the employment dimension in policies and programmes related to international trade with better analysis, more coherent policy-making, and enhanced programmes that are designed to encourage employment creation and upgrading.

  10. The ILO in the Philippines

    04 October 2016

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in the Philippines. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken in cooperation with the government, employers and workers organizations, and development partners on a wide range of work and work-place issues.

  11. News@ILO Philippines, 3rd quarter 2016

    30 September 2016

    The 3rd quarter enewsletter from the ILO Country Office for the Philippines provides latest developments and activities in the country, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  12. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, September 2016

    29 September 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  13. Making connections: Farm-to-market road rehabilitation in San Isidro, Leyte

    21 September 2016

    The Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)-damaged farm-to-market road in San Isidro, Leyte severely hampered the farmers’ agricultural activities. In response, the International Labour Organization (ILO) supported the Municipal Government of San Isidro in restoring the small-scale farmers’ ability to generate income, and in enhancing their food security.

  14. Rebuilding communities: Quick fix and repair of the Ormoc City Health Office

    21 September 2016

    The public health system of a municipality is crucial to ensuring the physical well-being of its residents. When Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) hit Ormoc City, it reduced the functionality of Rural Health Units (RHU) and Barangay Health Stations (BHS) by half. The International Labour Organization (ILO), collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO) thus saw an immediate need to get the system operational again.