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. Pilot Application of Policy Guidelines on Just Transition towards Environmentally Sustainable Economies and Societies for All in the Philippines (Just Transition): 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).

  2. Women in STEM Workforce Readiness and Development Programme in the Philippines: Fact sheet

    08 February 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.

  3. Women and the Future of Soft Skills Training: Fact sheet

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. Safety and working conditions in small-scale mining: The case of selected small-scale metallic mines in the Philippines

    05 February 2019

    The study examines the existing policies and regulations that govern mine safety and the working conditions of those engaged in the small-scale mining. Based on the findings of this study, it is recommended that safety and health policies and programmes should be formulated in consideration with the context within which the small-scale miners are situated.

  6. A descriptive study on safety and working conditions in selected large-scale surface mines in the Philippines

    05 February 2019

    The study seeks to examine policies and regulations that govern mine safety and analyze the working conditions of those engaged in the industry. Using qualitative data, the research results underscore that both employers and workers have duties and responsibilities to undertake to ensure safe and healthy workplaces.

  7. Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate: Fact sheet

    04 February 2019

    The Philippines labour inspectorate system faces a number of challenges in providing labour inspection services to the country’s 945,000 registered establishments, covering around 7.8 million workers. A 2009 ILO Technical Audit of the Philippines labour inspectorate system, pointed to some of these challenges which included low coverage due to inadequate number of labour inspectors and limited capacity of labour inspectors in carrying out specialized inspections.

  8. Safe and Fair: Realizing the Rights and Opportunities of Women Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (Safe and Fair Project for the Philippines). Fact sheet

    30 January 2019

    The project is a five-year (2018-2022), Asian regional project in close cooperation with governments and social partners. It is part of the global, multi-year EU-UN.

  9. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, January 2019

    29 January 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

2018

  1. Social protection for migrant workers in ASEAN: Developments, challenges, and prospects

    18 December 2018

    This report provides an overview of the developments, challenges, and prospects of social protection for migrant workers in ASEAN.

  2. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, December 2018

    17 December 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  3. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, November 2018

    29 November 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  4. Fair perspective: Stories of Filipino migrant workers in the media

    29 October 2018

    The International Labour Organization sees an opportunity in promoting rights-based reporting on labour migration, and supporting journalists to produce balanced reporting that tells all sides of the story.

  5. The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for workers?

    26 October 2018

    The ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) was negotiated and adopted by governments, employers and workers in 1977. It is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance on how companies can contribute to the realization of decent work for all and highlights the central role of freedom of association and collective bargaining as well as industrial relations and social dialogue.

  6. Tripartite declaration of principles concerning multinational enterprises and social policy

    26 October 2018

    The principles laid down in the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) offer guidelines to multinational enterprises, governments, and employers’ and workers’ organizations in such areas as employment, training, conditions of work and life, and industrial relations.

  7. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, October 2018

    26 October 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  8. 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.

  9. Employment and environmental sustainability in ASEAN

    04 October 2018

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for ASEAN is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators 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.

  10. 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.

  11. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, September 2018

    28 September 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.