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.

2018

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    26 October 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

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

    25 October 2018

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia: Fact sheet

    28 September 2018

    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.

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

    28 September 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  11. The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) Background information booklet

    06 September 2018

    The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) is a regional tripartite platform to discuss issues faced by women and men migrant workers from and within ASEAN.

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

    30 August 2018

    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.

  13. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, August 2018

    24 August 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  14. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, July 2018

    19 July 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  15. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, June 2018

    22 June 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  16. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, May 2018

    25 May 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

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

    22 May 2018

    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.

  18. 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

    09 May 2018

    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.

  19. The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for Workers?

    01 May 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.

  20. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, April 2018

    27 April 2018

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.