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.

2021

  1. Facilitating peer and technical support programmes to women entrepreneurs: A manual

    15 October 2021

    This manual offers to inform the delivery of peer and technical support programmes to support women entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19 in Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines targeted by the Rebuilding Better project.

  2. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, September 2021

    30 September 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  3. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, August 2021

    30 August 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  4. Impact of COVID-19 on private recruitment agencies in the Philippines

    18 August 2021

    This assessment highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Philippines’ recruitment industry, in particular private recruitment agencies (PRAs).

  5. Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo Pacific with a Focus on Women: Fact sheet in Fishing

    06 August 2021

    The Project works closely with regional and country level partners to achieve the following target outcomes to enhance enabling environment for the promotion of and compliance with labour laws, gender equality and occupational safety and health (OSH) in rural sectors in pilot enterprises and communities.

  6. Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo Pacific with a Focus on Women: Fact sheet in Mining

    06 August 2021

    The project is implemented as part of Safety + Health for All, the ILO Flagship Programme -aimed at improving the safety and health of workers worldwide. Contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in reducing the incidence of fatal and non-fatal work-related accidents and diseases, the programme supports governments, employers, workers and other key stakeholders in developing and implementing solutions that work locally, and can be scaled globally, to create exponential improvements wherever they are needed.

  7. Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo Pacific with a Focus on Women: Fact sheet in Agriculture

    06 August 2021

    The Project aims to contribute in ensuring and sustaining improved working conditions, especially for women workers, through the improvement and promotion of labour laws compliance in the rural sectors in the Philippines and Indonesia. The project seeks to improve the capacity of government, employers’ and workers’ groups in the compliance and enforcement of labour laws, occupational safety and health (OSH) and gender equality.

  8. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, July 2021

    29 July 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  9. Initial assessment and planning workshop on decent work for domestic workers: Documentation report

    26 July 2021

    The Domestic Work Technical Working Group (DW TWG), which is composed of government agencies, trade unions, domestic workers’ associations, and employers group, was formed in 2009 to serve as the consultative venue and campaign vehicle for the ratification of International Labour Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers and the Batas Kasambahay. The TWG has largely been recognized as a key force behind the Philippine ratification of ILO Convention No. 189 in 2012 and the enactment of Republic Act No. 10361 or the Batas Kasambahay in 2013.

  10. Project Fact sheet: Achieving reduction of worst forms of child labour in support of education targeting agricultural sector in the BARMM region

    08 July 2021

    The ILO and the Government of Japan through the ILO-Japan Multi-bilateral Programme have partnered to reduce the worst forms of child labour in the agricultural communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

  11. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Highlights

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. This document shares the highlights of the report, which includes country narratives and a summary assessment.

  12. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Final report

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. In completing these assessments, the authors drew on responses to an extensive questionnaire completed by AMS countries between April and September 2020. Results from this questionnaire, along with other document analysis, were then used to develop country narratives and a summary assessment, which are presented in the report.

  13. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, June 2021

    29 June 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  14. Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects in Asia and the Pacific, ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    16 June 2021

    In 2011, the international community adopted the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), which recognized for the first time that domestic work is work and that domestic workers should enjoy the same labour protections as all other workers.

  15. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, May 2021

    28 May 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  16. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, April 2021

    29 April 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  17. Anticipate, prepare and respond to crises – Invest now in resilient occupational safety and health systems

    28 April 2021

    This report examines elements of a strong and resilient OSH system. It provides examples from the COVID-19 pandemic to highlight the way in which OSH systems can build strength following a crisis, enabling them to face unforeseen challenges in the future and protect the safety and health of workers – while supporting the survival and business continuity of enterprises.

  18. Fact sheet of the Young Futuremakers Thailand – Promoting Youth Employability

    19 April 2021

  19. Industry skills for inclusive growth: InSIGHT Phase 2 Project: Fact sheet

    12 April 2021

    The project aims to explore and show that a skills-driven approach is a suitable ‘pathway’ to support and maintain inclusive growth in the Philippines.

  20. Fact sheet of the Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19

    09 April 2021

    The Rebuilding Better project, supported by JPMorgan Chase Foundation, aims to support women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and adopt more sustainable and resilient business models by strengthening their access to vital support services.