The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Jakarta.


  1. Generating opportunities for young people: the ILO’s decent work agenda (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 July 2003

    Efforts to create a productive employment for young people become a priority in the ILO Decent Work Agenda.

  2. Preventing discrimination, exploitation and abuse of women migrant workers - an information guide

    30 June 2003

  3. Salient provisions of the Manpower Act (Act no. 13/2003)

    27 June 2003

    Provides understanding to avoid confusions due to the various perceptions.

  4. Human resources development and training

    18 June 2003

    International Labour Conference 92nd Session 2004, Report IV(1)

  5. Protection of wages

    01 June 2003

    International Labour Conference 91st Session 2003; Report III (Part 4B). Third item on the agenda: Information and reports on the application of Conventions and Recommendations. Report of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (articles 19, 22 and 35 of the Constitution).

  6. Joint mission to review ILO initiatives for decent work and ASEAN IAI priorities on labour and employment – preliminary report

    26 May 2003

    The purpose of the joint review was to explore potential areas for ILO-ASEAN cooperation within the framework of the ILO’s decent work agenda and ASEAN’s Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Work Plan component on labour and employment and other current and proposed programs.

  7. Making insurance work for microfinance institutions: A technical guide to developing and delivering microinsurance

    30 April 2003

    Provides a guide for managers of microfinance institutions (MFIs) on the design and operation of basic insurance products. Introduces fundamental insurance concepts, outlines the prerequisites needed for an MFI and describes the key features of five types of microinsurance products covering life and disability insurance. Explores operational issues involved in managing an insurance product, its control, outsourcing, and pricing.

  8. ILO Declaration Project to the Indonesian National Police on promoting and realizing fundamental principles and rights at work to the Indonesian National Police

    26 February 2003


  9. SME clusters in Indonesia: an analysis of growth dynamics and employment conditions

    28 January 2003

    Small and medium-scale (SME) clusters in Indonesia are important economic enterprises in Indonesia. For the purpose of this study an SME cluster is defined as a sectoral grouping of mainly micro and small-scale firms.

  10. Social security and coverage for all: restructuring the social security scheme in Indonesia - issues & options

    20 January 2003

    The report produced at the end of the technical assistance input (ILO/TAP/Indonesia/R.20) set out recommendations for follow-up and the project: “Restructuring of the Social Security System” (INS/00/M04/NET) was implemented as a direct result of these recommendations. The objectives of the project were the establishment of a new institutional structure for the national social security scheme and the development of a national strategic plan for the restructuring of the social security system.

  11. Gender mainstreaming strategy - ILO Jakarta 2003-2005

    11 January 2003

    The proposed three-year Gender Mainstreaming Strategy (GMS) seeks to enhance ILO’s capacity to contribute to a more positive enabling environment for the pursuit of gender equality in Indonesia.

  12. Promotion of gender equality in action against child labour and trafficking: a practical guide for organizations

    01 January 2003

    A practical guide for organizations on the promotion of gender equality in action against child labour and trafficking.


  1. When the child can no longer choose: the phenomenon of prostituted children in Indonesia (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    31 December 2002

    The majority of Indonesian children who are less fortunate instead trapped in the worst forms of labor and exploitative as child prostitutes. Publishing this book as a vehicle raised the issue of child prostitutes. As well as an effort to provide a deeper understanding to the reader.

  2. Introduction to microfinance in conflict-affected communities. A training manual

    03 December 2002

    Intended for staff of NGOs, donors, international organizations, and government programmes, describes how to provide financial services to people with low incomes in countries after violence, war, or refugee influx. Covers the selection of implementing agencies, design of microfinance programmes, their application, monitoring and evaluation, etc. Includes references to the literature and websites for further information.

  3. Supporting children's rights through education, the arts, and media (SCREAM): Education Pack

    01 December 2002

    The SCREAM programme offers a unique opportunity to engage a wide range of communiy actors and organizations in the promotion of social justice and universally recognized human and labour rights.

  4. Assessing markets for business development services : what have we learned so far

    01 November 2002

    SEED Working Paper No. 28 - Series on Innovation and Sustainability in Business Support Services (FIT)

  5. Promoting democracy and peace through social dialogue : a study of the social dialogue institutions and precesses in Indonesia

    31 October 2002

    This study analyses the practice of social dialogue in Indonesia, with a view to identifying the areas where it could be improved and propose directions of possible reform.

  6. Training module: strategic planning and policy development for unions (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 August 2002

    This material has been used as the core resource on a pilot programme of training which introduces concepts of strategic planning for trade unions, and considers how unions can use planning to meet some key challenges. The material also deals with some current economic and social policy issues and how unions can develop their role on these matters.

  7. Education methods (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 August 2002

    This material is the basic resource for a five day education methods programme. The focus is on promoting use of "active" participatory learning methodology. Most sections of the material contain group activities.

  8. Basic training programme for trade union representatives (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    01 August 2002

    The training material for local level union representatives has been developed as the basic resource material for a five day course. Particular sections of the material can be used to support shorter courses. Each chapter introduces a topic and contains a group activity linked to that topic.