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. Employment and environmental sustainability in ASEAN

    09 December 2019

    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.

  2. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, November 2019

    27 November 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  3. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

  4. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, October 2019

    30 October 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  5. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, September 2019

    30 September 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  6. Building the capacity of the Philippines labour inspectorate: Final project fact sheet

    30 September 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.

  7. Gabay sa pagpapaunlad ng pamilyang Pilipino: Modyul ukol sa child labour

    26 September 2019

    Ang malawakang kahirapan, limitadong pagkamit ng edukasyon, at kakulangan sa pagpapatupad ng batas ay ilan sa mga dahilan ng pananatili ng problema ng pagkakaroon ng batang manggagawa sa mga rural na lugar. Ang pangmatagalang pagtanggal ng mga batang mangagagawa sa mga ito ay nangangailangan ng solusyon sa mismong ugat na pinanggagalingan ng problema at pagpapalaganap ng disenteng trabaho para sa mga may hustong gulang. Ang pagtutulungan ng mga institusyon at taong direktang nakikipag-ugnayan sa mga lugar na ito ay isang paraan upang masolusyunan ang problema.

  8. Family development session: Module on child labour (also available in Filipino version)

    26 September 2019

    The Child Labour Module was developed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as part of the convergence approach. This module will be included in the Family Development Sessions (FDS) with beneficiaries and communities under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). The module has been developed and enhanced through extensive consultations the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) chaired by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

  9. Strengthening the impact of trade on employment in the Philippines (STRENGTHEN): Final project fact sheet

    24 September 2019

    The project aims to strengthen the employment dimension in policies and programmes related to international trade with better analysis, more coherent policy-making, and enhanced programmes that are designed to encourage employment creation and upgrading.

  10. Child Labour in Mining and Global Supply Chains

    23 September 2019

    Child labour in mining is most commonly found in artisanal and small-scale mines (ASM). Even if produced in small quantities at a mine site, cumulatively, the quantity of minerals coming from ASM is significant: ASM accounts for about 20 per cent of global gold supply, 80 per cent of global sapphire supply and 20 per cent of global diamond supply, 26 per cent of global tantalum production and 25 per cent of tin. It is also a major source of employment: some 40 million people work in ASM — a number that has doubled in recent years — as compared with 7 million in industrial mining.

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

    23 September 2019

    The CARING Gold Mining Project’s overall goal is to increase to address child labour and working conditions issues in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) globally and in Ghana and the Philippines, its pilot countries. It does so by pursuing four outcomes, the first three to be carried out in the pilot countries and the fourth one on a global scale.

  12. 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

    23 September 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.

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

    20 September 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.

  14. 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

    13 September 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.

  15. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, August 2019

    30 August 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  16. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  17. Regional Planning Meeting for Promoting ASEAN Women Migrant Workers’ Rights through Organizing

    21 August 2019

    The report centres women migrant workers' freedom of association and collective bargaining, identifies the challenges to their organizing, and puts forward recommendations to strengthen women migrant workers' leadership and participation in labour organizations.

  18. Changing Attitudes and Behaviour Towards Women Migrant Workers in ASEAN: Technical Regional Meeting

    21 August 2019

    This report sets out key areas of learning from the meeting, analyses why communication can be an effective tool for changing attitudes and behaviours, and explores some tools and approaches used to enhance communication for behavioural change.

  19. Diagnostics of compliance with labour standards: A checklist for small enterprises

    01 August 2019

    The diagnostics was resulted from the project collaboration between the International Labour Organization Country Office for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila) and the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) funded under the European Union Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (EU GSP+) project on supporting effective application of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Conventions in the Philippines (ILO Conventions Nos. 87 and 98).

  20. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, July 2019

    30 July 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.