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.

2021

  1. 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).

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    29 November 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  5. Bringing back jobs safely under the COVID-19 crisis in the Philippines: Rebooting small and informal businesses safely and digitally: Fact sheet

    26 November 2021

    The Project goal is to contribute to improving the safety and health of workers in MSMEs in the non-metropolitan regions of the Philippines and mitigating the negative socioeconomic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

  6. Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia - Spotlight on Philipines

    28 October 2021

    This brief is part of the series “Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia” that presents the SSE landscape for six countries in Asia, policy challenges and preliminary pathways for strengthening SSE in the region. The research is part of the ILO project “Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Policy in Asia,” implemented in partnership with the Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KoSEA) and supported by the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL). This brief is focused on the Philippines.

  7. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, October 2021

    28 October 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  8. Facilitating peer and technical support programmes to women entrepreneurs: A manual

    15 October 2021

    This manual offers to inform the delivery of peer and technical support programmes to support women entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19 in Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines targeted by the Rebuilding Better project.

  9. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, September 2021

    30 September 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  10. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, August 2021

    30 August 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  11. Impact of COVID-19 on private recruitment agencies in the Philippines

    18 August 2021

    This assessment highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Philippines’ recruitment industry, in particular private recruitment agencies (PRAs).

  12. Resilient businesses and the pandemic: Unlocking opportunities to build a better normal: Towards gender-responsive and resilient micro-, small-, and medium- enterprises in the food manufacturing and processing sector in the Philippines

    06 August 2021

    This policy brief highlights strategic ways to unlock opportunities for MSMEs, capitalizing on various joint efforts towards recovering from the pandemic, rebuilding towards a better normal and promoting the creation of gender-inclusive, greener industries, and decent jobs in the process.

  13. Diversification, jobs, and the COVID-19 recovery: Exploring opportunities for economic diversification and productive employment in the Philippines

    06 August 2021

    The United Nations in the Philippines, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization conducted a joint research on implementing an evidence-based Socioeconomic and Peacebuilding Framework (SEPF) in the Philippines.

  14. Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo Pacific with a Focus on Women: Fact sheet in Fishing

    06 August 2021

    The Project works closely with regional and country level partners to achieve the following target outcomes to enhance enabling environment for the promotion of and compliance with labour laws, gender equality and occupational safety and health (OSH) in rural sectors in pilot enterprises and communities.

  15. Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo Pacific with a Focus on Women: Fact sheet in Mining

    06 August 2021

    The project is implemented as part of Safety + Health for All, the ILO Flagship Programme -aimed at improving the safety and health of workers worldwide. Contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in reducing the incidence of fatal and non-fatal work-related accidents and diseases, the programme supports governments, employers, workers and other key stakeholders in developing and implementing solutions that work locally, and can be scaled globally, to create exponential improvements wherever they are needed.

  16. Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo Pacific with a Focus on Women: Fact sheet in Agriculture

    06 August 2021

    The Project aims to contribute in ensuring and sustaining improved working conditions, especially for women workers, through the improvement and promotion of labour laws compliance in the rural sectors in the Philippines and Indonesia. The project seeks to improve the capacity of government, employers’ and workers’ groups in the compliance and enforcement of labour laws, occupational safety and health (OSH) and gender equality.

  17. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, July 2021

    29 July 2021

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  18. Initial assessment and planning workshop on decent work for domestic workers: Documentation report

    26 July 2021

    The Domestic Work Technical Working Group (DW TWG), which is composed of government agencies, trade unions, domestic workers’ associations, and employers group, was formed in 2009 to serve as the consultative venue and campaign vehicle for the ratification of International Labour Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers and the Batas Kasambahay. The TWG has largely been recognized as a key force behind the Philippine ratification of ILO Convention No. 189 in 2012 and the enactment of Republic Act No. 10361 or the Batas Kasambahay in 2013.

  19. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Highlights

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. This document shares the highlights of the report, which includes country narratives and a summary assessment.

  20. Regional study on green jobs policy readiness in ASEAN: Final report

    30 June 2021

    The ILO and ASEAN, with the leadership of Malaysia, worked together to conduct a study to assess policy readiness for promoting green jobs and a just transition across AMS. In completing these assessments, the authors drew on responses to an extensive questionnaire completed by AMS countries between April and September 2020. Results from this questionnaire, along with other document analysis, were then used to develop country narratives and a summary assessment, which are presented in the report.