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.

2022

  1. A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    01 May 2022

    Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, and its rapid phasing out is essential to limit global warming to 1.5°C. However, the status of coal power plants as of 2021 shows that the world is far from reaching this objective unless drastic steps are taken immediately. The ILO's Report on "A just transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs" lays out the need to mitigate the negative socio-economic effects of coal phase out and the necessity for just transition policies to be fostered by using evidence at local levels.

  2. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, April 2022

    27 April 2022

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  3. Five studies of the Philippine agriculture sector: Summary analysis and policy recommendations

    22 April 2022

    The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Programme in the Philippines focuses on the agriculture sector, particularly food commodities. This report summarizes and analyses the findings of the following sector-based and thematic studies carried out by the ILO over the past five years.

  4. What is the ILO MNE Declaration?

    22 April 2022

    The Tripartite declaration of principles concerning multinational enterprises and social policy (MNE Declaration) is the ILO instrument that provides direct guidance to enterprises on social policy and inclusive, responsible and sustainable workplace practices. The aim of this Declaration is to encourage the positive contribution which multinational enterprises can make to economic and social progress and the realization of decent work for all; and to minimize and resolve the difficulties to which their various operations may give rise. These principles do not aim at introducing or maintaining inequalities of treatment between multinational and national enterprises.

  5. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, March 2022

    30 March 2022

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  6. Gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile, conflict and disaster settings

    21 March 2022

  7. Measuring labour migration in ASEAN: Analysis from the ILO’s International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database

    10 March 2022

    This report presents the latest statistics on international labour migration in ASEAN.

  8. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, February 2022

    28 February 2022

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  9. Gender-inclusive service provision: A quick guide for financial and business development services providers

    14 February 2022

    This guide explains the benefits of targeting women entrepreneurs and women-led businesses and how to tailor products and service delivery to them. It provides step-by-step guidance for how to begin to incorporate gender-inclusive strategies into content and delivery of services, helping service providers to set the foundations for better overall impact and effectiveness.

  10. Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) and employment in the Philippines: A rapid impact assessment, 2nd edition

    11 February 2022

    The ILO issued the second edition of its rapid assessment on the impact of Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) that hit the Philippines in December 2021. As of 9 February 2022, almost 4.4 million workers are estimated to have been directly impacted by the typhoon across ten regions.

  11. Project fact sheet: Achieving reduction of worst forms of child labour in support of education: A programme to reduce worst forms of child labour in agricultural communities in BARMM

    04 February 2022

    The ILO and the Government of Japan through the ILO-Japan Multi-bilateral Programme have partnered to reduce the worst forms of child labour in the agricultural communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

  12. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, January 2022

    31 January 2022

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  13. Call for expressions of interest and request for proposals

    06 January 2022

  14. Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) and employment in the Philippines: A rapid impact assessment, 1st edition

    05 January 2022

    The ILO conducted an initial rapid assessment on the impact of Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) that hit the Philippines in December 2021. The super typhoon devastated millions of lives and is weighing down the socio-economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

  15. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, December 2021

    04 January 2022

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

2021

  1. Rebuilding Better: Assessment of women entrepreneurs’ needs and available support services during COVID-19 in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand

    30 December 2021

    This report was prepared for the Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19 Project, supported by J.P. Morgan, in early 2021 to inform the project strategy and work plan. The report summarizes findings from a study of primary and secondary data, including focus group discussions organized online with women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand.

  2. ILO studies in the Philippines' agricultural sector: Synthesis and key policy recommendations

    13 December 2021

    The document provides a synthesis and analysis of decent work practices from the perspective of Responsible Business Conduct (RBC)/Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of sectorial and thematic studies carried out by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  3. Study on fruit and vegetable industry and responsible business conducts and corporate social responsibility toward social and economic upgrading: The Cavendish banana industry in Davao Region

    13 December 2021

    The study documented the responsible business conducts (RBCs) of selected enterprises in the Cavendish banana industry in Davao Region adapting the supply chain analysis as the conceptual framework.

  4. Extending social health protection: Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific

    07 December 2021

    This regional report documents and analyses country experiences and lessons on the extension of social health protection coverage in the Asia and the Pacific region. It provides a detailed account of progress made, challenges encountered and remaining coverage gaps, and explores their root causes.

  5. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, November 2021

    29 November 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.