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.
20 May 1997
14 March 1997
Through the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 169 which is the only instrument that will guarantee protection of the rights and respect for the integrity of indigenous peoples.
30 May 1996
This handbook has been prepared for managers and extension officers to enable them to operate the Revolving Funds in the pilot project areas.
"We evaluate...": INDISCO partner indigenous and tribal communities evaluate their own development projects in India and the Philippines
12 December 1995
We evaluate... is a collection of self-evaluation reports from INDISCO pilot projects in India and the Philippines. They reflect the feelings of indigenous and tribal groups, their aspirations and their voice in their own development.
01 November 1995
This case study describes an experimental programme with scavenger children at the huge garbage dump in Manila, Philippines known as Smokey Mountain. The study shows the model that was used, the process by which it was developed, and the insights gained about child scavenging and its physical and emotional effects. The intention is to give a practitioner's perspective on the difficulties and importance of child labour work.
Licking poverty with self-reliance: A story of the Batangan community in Balani Village, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
10 October 1995
In 1957, the ILO promulgated Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention No. 107, an accord which essentially seeks to integrate the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples into the mainstream of society.
09 May 1995
The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is being utilized primarily to provide the financial requirements of the members of the Federation of Matigsalog-Manobo Tribal Councils for their initial livelihood undertakings.
Indigenous knowledge system and practices among selected Philippine ethnic groups and their promotion through cooperatives
13 February 1995
The objectives of this study is to collect and analyze information about indigenous knowledge systems and practices of the major indigenous groups in the Philippines.
16 November 1992
Ten years ago the ILO chance to pilot a project for child scavengers Smokey Mountain was a huge dumpsite located near the pier for domestic at Tondo, Manila used for all the garbage trash of Metro Manila.
30 June 1992
The general concerns of protection, regulation, prohibition and rehabilitation of child labour, especially in hazardous occupations, should be a priority in both the national and local development plans of the Philippine administration.
30 April 1990
For the purpose of this paper, the following definition of the informal sector is adopted: "The informal sector consists of small-scale, self-employed activities, with or without hired workers, typically operating with a low level of organization and technology with the primary objective of generating employment and incomes.