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.

2016

  1. Safety first: Demolition of earthquake damaged public structures and recycling of debris in Loon, Bohol

    27 May 2016

    When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the Philippines in October 2013, the Municipality of Loon in Bohol suffered the most in terms of number of totally and partially damaged infrastructure, both public and private. The devastation was exacerbated when Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) hit a month later. In response, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) partnered with the Loon United Workers Organisation (LUWO) to support the community’s effort to rise above the catastrophe.

  2. Training in masonry and welding skills for the internally displaced persons (IDPs): Project completion report

    26 May 2016

    The project was conducted by the Integrated Resource Development for Tri-people (IRDT) aimed to contribute and strengthen employability skills of IDP communities and its host communities and to provide wage employment opportunities through job referrals in key employment generators in the region such as the construction industry.

  3. Skills training for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in carpentry national certificate II qualifications: Case findings and analysis

    29 April 2016

    On 31 March 2016, the ILMOH Foundation Team conducted the baseline survey with the help of the Camp Peacekeepers of Masepla I and II Transitory Sites. The project was conducted by ILMOH Foundation in partnerships with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Technical Education and Skills Development (TESDA), Zamboanga City.

  4. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, April 2016

    29 April 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  5. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, March 2016

    31 March 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  6. Enhancing employability through community-based skills development training among women and youth of IDP transitory sites in Zamboanga City

    26 February 2016

    The Mindanao Integrated Resource Development Incorporated (MIRD) conducted skills training on commercial cooking NC II to 50 participants and carpentry/masonry to 50 IDP participants in Kasanyangan and Tulungatung transitory sites from November 2015 to February 2016.

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

    23 February 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  8. Decent work for seafarers and fair competition in shipping: Programme fact sheet

    16 February 2016

    The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 is a response to the global nature of seafarers employment, setting minimum standards for decent work covering working and living conditions.

  9. Tripartite action for the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers in the ASEAN region (ASEAN TRIANGLE Project): Project fact sheet

    15 February 2016

    The ASEAN TRIANGLE Project aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.

  10. Country Level Engagement and Advocacy to Reduce Child Labour (CLEAR): Final project fact sheet

    02 February 2016

    The Project aims to enhance the capacity of the Philippines to reduce child labour by supporting its actions addressing the recommendations contained in the USDOL’s Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labour Report.

  11. Skills training and enterprise development for dressmaking Certificate of Competencies (COC)

    29 January 2016

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with the United Youth of the Philippines-Women, Inc. conducted the dressmaking skills training; value formation, leadership skills and life skills education for out-of-school youth; and community-based enterprise development that contributes to achieving early recovery and transitional development of the marginalized and internally displaced person (IDPs) through offering of livelihood training and links to decent work opportunities.

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

    26 January 2016

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

2015

  1. News@ILO Philippines, October-December 2015

    31 December 2015

    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. Impact of livelihood recovery initiatives on reducing vulnerability to human trafficking and illegal recruitment: Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan

    31 December 2015

    This report examines human trafficking and illegal recruitment in Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas and evaluates and how IOM and ILO livelihood interventions assisted vulnerable workers. This report seeks to contribute to the understanding of the current state of human trafficking in Regions VII and VIII.

  3. Understanding child labour and youth employment outcomes in the Philippines: Country report

    31 December 2015

    Overcoming the twin challenges of child labour and the youth decent work deficit will be critical to progress in the Philippines towards its broader social development goals.

  4. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, December 2015

    18 December 2015

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  5. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, November 2015

    25 November 2015

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  6. Capacity building component of the Project “Promoting Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining in the Philippines”: Completion report

    16 November 2015

    The capacity building component of the project “Promoting Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining in the Philippines” consists of two main outputs. Output 1 is the design, development and pilot testing of two Philippine-specific training modules on collective bargaining, social dialogue and tripartism. Output 2 is the finalization of the modules.

  7. Healthy beginnings for a better society breastfeeding in the workplace is possible: A toolkit

    30 October 2015

    This toolkit is the first of its kind and was developed to communicate how breastfeeding benefits babies, mothers, families, workers, businesses and the society as a whole; and how they can work together to help mothers combine breastfeeding and work.

  8. INTRODUCTION - Healthy beginnings for a better society breastfeeding in the workplace is possible: A toolkit

    30 October 2015

    This toolkit is a collaboration among the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and the European Union (EU). The introduction provides a brief description of the modules and includes messages from partners to support breastfeeding in the workplace.