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.

2019

  1. Freedom of association and collective bargaining: National action plan, 2017-2022

    18 July 2019

    As a signatory to the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention Nos. 87 (Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise) and 98 (Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining), the Philippines is under obligation to implement the principles embedded therein, both in law and in practice, and is obliged to report regularly on measures taken to progressively implement the Conventions, subject to the review by the ILO supervisory mechanisms.

  2. Addressing impunity: A review of the three monitoring mechanisms

    18 July 2019

    The Review Report on the three monitoring mechanisms at the three different government offices – Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Justice (DOJ) and Commission on Human Rights (CHR) – goes beyond examination of the mandates, functioning, and composition. The Review puts into one document an institutional memory not only on the “how” of the mechanisms but “why” and “when” it came about including the International Labour Organization supervisory bodies longstanding recommendations that has not been progressively responded to by the Philippine Government.

  3. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, June 2019

    27 June 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  4. Organizing Informal Workers into Trade Unions-A trade union guide

    19 June 2019

    The aim of this document is to offer practical guidance on how to address six institutional challenges in organizing the informal economy into trade unions. The guide relies on practical and important lessons on how to integrate the diverse group of informal economy workers and operators into the formal structures of the trade union movement. It also addresses the benefits and the challenges of organizing informal economy workers, and hereby enacts and supports the implementation of Recommendation No. 204.

  5. The ILO in the Philippines: Leaflet

    17 June 2019

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in the Philippines. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken in cooperation with the government, employers and workers organizations, and development partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  6. World of Work magazine: Working for peace and social justice

    03 June 2019

    This Centenary issue of the World of Work magazine presents some milestones of the ILO’s history and its efforts to promote social justice as the foundation of peace around the globe.

  7. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, May 2019

    29 May 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  8. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, April 2019

    26 April 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  9. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia (Philippines) project brochure

    25 April 2019

    The project promotes corporate social responsibility and responsible business conduct with regard to the environment, decent work and the respect of human rights.

  10. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, March 2019

    27 March 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  11. Integrated programme on fair recruitment (FAIR Phase 2) in the Philippines: Fact sheet

    27 March 2019

    The FAIR Phase 2 Project will scale up its initiatives in the Philippines and Hong Kong corridor, and start the Philippines and Qatar corridor.

  12. Improvement of water supply equipment management capacity for the establishment of peace in Mindanao: Fact sheet

    20 March 2019

    The Project aims to help alleviate poverty in communities prone to conflict in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) through improved access to safe and reliable water supply and sanitation services.

  13. Convening Actors to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labour and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT): Fact sheet

    18 March 2019

    The CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT in the Philippines will address the problem of child labour and poor working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) operations by supporting the sector towards setting-up of legal and regulated Peoples’ Small-Scale Mines (Minahang Bayan) that are compliant with environmental, health and labour standards.

  14. Women in STEM Workforce Readiness and Development Programme

    13 March 2019

    The programme, funded by JPMorgan Chase Foundation, seeks to provide women with critical soft and technical STEM-related skills, employability and leadership training coupled with targeted mentorship to help women gain quality employment and advancement opportunities in STEM-related jobs.

  15. Women in STEM workforce readiness and development programme in the Philippines: Fact sheet

    13 March 2019

    The programme seeks to provide women with critical soft and technical STEM-related skills, employability and leadership trainings coupled with targeted mentorship to help women gain quality employment and advancement opportunities in STEM-related jobs.

  16. Support GSP+ beneficiary countries to effectively implement international labour standards and comply with reporting obligations: Fact sheet

    13 March 2019

    The European Union (EU) Generalized Scheme of Preference (GSP+) Freedom of Association (FOA) and Collective Bargaining (CB) project focuses on better application of key ILO Conventions ratified by the Philippines, ILO Convention No. 87, Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention and ILO Convention No. 98, Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention.

  17. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, February 2019

    01 March 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  18. Pilot application of policy guidelines on just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all in the Philippines (Just Transition): Final project fact sheet

    21 February 2019

    The Philippines has been selected as one of the three pilot countries for the application of the policy guidelines on “Just Transition towards Environmentally Sustainable Economies and Societies”. The other two countries are Ghana (Africa) and Uruguay (Latin America and the Caribbean).

  19. Women and the future of soft skills training: Project flyer

    08 February 2019

    The ILO through its In Business soft skills modules seeks to enhance workplace-based learning through an affordable and effective methodology for continuous/life-long training on soft skills in-company.

  20. Responsible supply chains in Asia: Fact sheet

    06 February 2019

    The “Responsible Supply Chains in Asia” project implemented by International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and financed by the European Union (EU) aims to contribute to an enhanced respect for human rights, labour and environmental standards by businesses engaged in supply chains in Asia, in line with international instruments.