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The ILO Country Office for the Philippines 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 Library in Manila or by email.

2012

  1. Developing a system of linkages, cooperation and coordination of service providers in Italy, France and the Philippines to improve delivery of services to distressed Filipino migrants, particularly victims of exploitation and trafficking

    02 April 2012

    This study is a contribution towards the development of a more structured system of linkages,cooperation and coordination among service providers in Italy, France and the Philippines to address more efficiently and effectively the needs of distressed Filipino migrants. It seeks to assist stakeholders and service providers in the two EU countries and the Philippines in drawing up jointly a set of guidelines for such a delivery system which, hopefully, can be used as a model for other countries.

  2. Situation analysis of outbound and return migration and local institutional mechanisms to support migrants in La Union, Ilocos Sur and Nueva Ecija

    02 April 2012

    This report presents a brief profile of three Philippine provinces — La Union, Ilocos Sur and Nueva Ecija — particularly at their population features, and the poverty, human development, economic and employment characteristics. It also examines the trends and patterns of overseas migration and remittances, especially in comparison to the overall Philippine trends and patterns. Likewise, it reviews the migration-related institutional mechanisms in the three provinces, and forwards recommendations to effectively support returning migrants.

  3. From Asia to Europe and back: rapid appraisal of Thai workers travelling to and from the European Union, and available assistance

    02 April 2012

    This report is a compilation of demographic information on Thai labor migrants to Europe, and the situation of returnees who have been trafficked, or suffer from labor exploitation in the migration process. It also assesses the current forms of reintegration services in Thailand, including regional cooperation and agreements.

  4. The Philippines and return migration: rapid appraisal of the return and re-integration policies and service delivery

    02 April 2012

    This report reflects a rapid appraisal for taking stock of what is known about return migration to the Philippines, in general; and return migration from Europe and its neighbouring countries, in particular. It looks at the magnitude of return migration, the return migration experience of Filipino workers, their motivations for returning, and the policies, programmes and legislative framework designed to reintegrate returning workers.

  5. Going home, making good: stories of truimp and hope as told by Filipino women migrant workers returned from the European Union and neighbouring countries

    02 April 2012

    This book features personal narratives of some of the Philippine beneficiaries of a three-year Project of the International Labour Organization (OWWA), supported by the European Union (EU) —“Going back – moving on: Economic and social empowerment of migrants, including victims of trafficking, returned from the EU and neighbouring countries.”

  6. Decent work for all, April 2012 news update

    01 April 2012

    The April 2012 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains an article on youth employment, latest news on the local partnerships for young people, vermicomposting for farmers, community-based enterprise development, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  7. MDG-Fund Joint Programme on Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth (updated version)

    30 March 2012

    The joint programme aims to reach at least 10,000 disadvantaged Filipino youth in the provinces of Antique, Masbate, Agusan del Sur, and Maguindanao.

  8. New titles for March 2012

    30 March 2012

    Manila library catalogue.

  9. Decent work for all, March 2012 news update

    01 March 2012

    The March 2012 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains an article on the ILO and the Embassy of Finland partnership with indigenous peoples, latest news on the UN indigenous women photo exhibit at the SM Supermalls, promoting youth employment through local economic development, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  10. New titles for February 2012

    29 February 2012

    Manila library catalogue.

  11. Decent work for all, February 2012 news update

    01 February 2012

    The February 2012 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains an article on the ILO and the Embassy of Finland partnership with indigenous peoples, latest news on the UN indigenous women photo exhibit at the SM Supermalls, promoting youth employment through local economic development, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  12. PESO starter kit: guide to understanding the Public Employment Service Office

    31 January 2012

    The PESO starter kit provides information about the Public Employment Service Office its core functions and operations. It presents 10 simple steps to PESO institutionalization, grouped into phases. It also highlights best practices of well-performing PESOs that will serve as models to others.

  13. New titles for January 2012

    27 January 2012

    Manila library catalogue.

  14. ILO-EEC Return and Reintegration Project Going Back — Moving On: Economic and Social Empowerment of Migrants including Victims of Trafficking Returned from the EU and its Neighbouring Countries

    20 January 2012

    In search of higher wages, many workers end up working overseas. Europe is often considered an answer to workers' goal of earning lucrative pay for them to send enough money back home. There are one million Filipino and Thai migrant workers currently living in Europe. The ILO-European Economic Community Project (ILO-EEC) serves as the response of the ILO to the plight of Thail and Filipino migrants.

  15. Green Jobs in Asia

    20 January 2012

    In the Philippines, thousands are losing their jobs due to environmental plights that affect their sources of income. However, turning these challenges into sustainable opportunities has never been widely realized. The ILO works with Philippine counterparts in enhancing the capacities of workers and employers' organizations to develop and implement of just transition measures of green jobs at the national level. Strategies to be used include assistance to policies, research and communication, capacity building, demonstration project, knowledge sharing, and assistance.

  16. MDG-F 1656 Joint Programme on Climate Change Adaptation: Outcome 3.4 Climate Resilient Farming Communities in Agusan del Norte through Innovative Risk Transfer Mechanisms

    10 January 2012

    The Climate Change Adaptation Project (CCAP), a project funded by the Government of Spain through the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F), is being implemented by the ILO. the Project helps farmers in adapting to the changing climate by helping improve their productivity through financial risk management mechanisms.

  17. Decent work for all, January 2012 news update

    01 January 2012

    The January 2012 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on dreamweavers from Lake Sebu, latest news on global employment trends, human trafficking and reintegration, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

2011

  1. United Nations in the Philippines

    30 December 2011

    In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2011, the ILO Country Office for the Philippines as the lead agency on the United Nations Technical Working Group on Indigenous Peoples has initiated the UN IP photo exhibit.

  2. New titles for December 2011

    29 December 2011

    Manila library catalogue.

  3. Promoting Decent Work Across Borders: A Philippine based Project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers

    12 December 2011

    International migration is an increasingly pressing issue in a globalized world. The movement of health professionals has increased significantly in the past decades. More so, the migration of health care workers between developing and developed countries has drawn a lot of attention mainly due to the economic and social effects it has been raising.

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