Publications

The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi) 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 hard copies purchased from the ILO Communication & Information Unit in New Delhi or by email.

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2019

  1. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

  2. A brochure on EU-India Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility

    14 October 2019

    Brochure developed to provide brief about the project’s objective of contributing towards better governance of migration and mobility between the EU and India.

  3. Infographics on EU-India migration data

    11 October 2019

    This infographic provides an overview on the migration governance structure in EU and India.

  4. Joint Declaration on a Common Agenda on Migration and Mobility between India and the European Union and its Member States.

    11 October 2019

    At the 13th India-EU Summit in Brussels in 2016, the India-EU Agenda for Action 2020 was endorsed as a common roadmap to guide and strengthen the strategic partnership. This included the establishment of the Common Agenda on Migration and Mobility (CAMM) as a framework for cooperation on migration.

  5. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  6. Handbook for the integration of Indians in Italy (in Punjabi)

    06 August 2019

    A guide developed by the ILO for Indian migrants living in Italy containing useful information on rights and resources. Available in English and Punjabi.

  7. The handbook for the integration of Indians in Italy

    06 August 2019

    A guide developed by the ILO for Indian migrants living in Italy containing useful information on rights and resources. Available in English and Punjabi.

  8. A review of the consequences of the Indian minimum wage on Indian wages and employment

    04 June 2019

    Minimum wage policy has gained momentum and many countries have strengthened their minimum wage systems to address working poverty and inequality. As part of this development, it is important to look at the implications of minimum wage policy on wages and employment. The paper looks at the literature that analyses the aforementioned relationship in the Indian context.

  9. Work Improvement for Safe Home: Action manual for improving safety and health of E-waste workers

    29 May 2019

    An illustrated manual that aims to assist e-waste workers in improving their safety, health and productivity and shows many low-cost ideas that e-waste workers can easily adopt by using locally-available materials.

  10. Employment Scenario in Afghanistan from 2007-08 to 2013-14

    31 March 2019

    This working paper examines the employment situation in Afghanistan from 2007 to 2014.

  11. The ILO in India

    01 March 2019

    This fact sheet gives an overview of the key ILO activities in India.

  12. Exports to jobs: Boosting the gains from trade in South Asia

    26 February 2019

    The report, jointly produced by the World Bank and the International Labour Organization (ILO), breaks new ground in examining the impact of exports on local labor markets in South Asia.

  13. Lessons Learned by the Work in Freedom programme

    12 February 2019

    This is a working document which captures lessons learnt by ILO's Work in Freedom Programme during its implementation in five countries: India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Jordan and Lebanon.

  14. Summary: Post-disaster needs assessment: Kerala (India)

    08 January 2019

    In response to the disaster situation in Kerala in 2018, the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was undertaken in the State. The PDNA is a global methodology developed by the UN, the World Bank and the European Union to assess damage and loss in the wake of disaster and to recommend the recovery needs and strategies. This is the summary of the report.

  15. Report: Post-disaster needs assessment: Kerala (India)

    08 January 2019

    In response to the disaster situation in Kerala in 2018, the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) was undertaken in the State. The PDNA is a global methodology developed by the UN, the World Bank and the European Union to assess damage and loss in the wake of disaster and to recommend the recovery needs and strategies.

2018

  1. India: Decent Work Country Programme for 2018-2022

    20 November 2018

    This country strategy is led by the ILO and its tripartite constituents. It sets out ILO’s programme in India which is aligned to national priorities and the UN 2030 agenda.

  2. From principles to practice: A method for identifying income sufficiency when applying International Legal Standards

    30 October 2018

    Is access to sufficient level of income required for social protection, and if so at what level? Although ILO Conventions and Recommendations make reference to income standards, much about them has been left unspecified.

  3. Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience: What Role for Trade Unions?

    12 October 2018

    This policy brief aims at assisting workers’ organisations in positioning themselves with regard to conflicts and disasters, in particular, with regard to the generation of employment and decent work for the purpose of prevention, recovery, peace, and resilience with respect to crisis situations arising from both conflicts and disasters.

  4. Employment and environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

    04 October 2018

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  5. Game changers: Women and the future of work in Asia and the Pacific

    26 September 2018

    The report examines the situation of women in the region and analyses progress and obstacles in terms of gender equality in the world of work.