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.
Joint statement of principles regarding development assistance to indigenous peoples in the Philippines between FAO, ILO, UNESCO, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF: Brochure
20 May 1999
A situational analysis of reintegration needs and response programmes for returned overseas Filipino workers
21 December 1998
The findings from this report can inform migration policy-makers and programme designers in the government and private organizations and to inspire them to revisit and ultimately enrich the current reintegration policies, programmes and services to become more responsive, accessible and available to the majority of returned OFWs.
Protecting Indonesian migrant workers, with special reference to private agencies and complaints procedures
10 December 1998
The Indonesian Ministry of Manpower (DEPNAKER) expressed interest in ILO assistance in the elaboration of a more protection-oriented strategy regarding the country's citizens working abroad.
28 November 1998
This report presents the results of the survey conducted in Hong Kong from June 1, 1997 to July 31, 1997. The survey results will generate a baseline for the government to plan for a comprehensive approach and support programmes for economic and social reintegration of migrant workers into the Philippine economy and society.
Entrepreneurial development support for the reintegration of Filipino migrant workers and their families
15 September 1998
The project objective is the enhancement of the institutional support system that will enable returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong to pursue livelihood endeavours through entrepreneurial development.
30 June 1998
The main issues of the report is the need for research and surveys in order to ensure that the future design of programmes and projects are based on the real characteristics, needs and problems of micro and small enterprises.
Philippines: Strategy for employment growth and export competitiveness in manufacturing with specific reference to garments and semi-conductor industries
17 February 1998
The paper addresses the issues related to the export competitiveness of Philippine products in the world market. It looks into the structure of the local production as well as the patterns of macro-economic policies implemented and the macro-economic environment they resulted to.
28 November 1997
Ti Kadagupan nga Taripnong ti Sangalubungan nga Timpuyog iti Panagtrabaho.
30 September 1997
Ang panagtipon sa International Labour Organization (ILO): Sa panagtagbo nga gipahigayon didto sa Geneva sa mga gropong Nagdumala sa International Labour Office ug ang ilang panagtagbo ni-adtong ika-setensay sais nga sesyon, bulan Hunyo, pitsa 7, 1989.
29 August 1997
This paper is a condensation of the author's experiences and observations. The views and opinions does not necessarily reflect the policies and views of the ILO and the INDISCO programme.
20 June 1997
After the conduct of the training, the extension workers re-echoed the concepts and proceedings of the revolving loan fund in their respective project sites and established the necessary structures at the onset of the lending operations.
20 May 1997
14 March 1997
Through the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 169 which is the only instrument that will guarantee protection of the rights and respect for the integrity of indigenous peoples.
30 May 1996
This handbook has been prepared for managers and extension officers to enable them to operate the Revolving Funds in the pilot project areas.
"We evaluate...": INDISCO partner indigenous and tribal communities evaluate their own development projects in India and the Philippines
12 December 1995
We evaluate... is a collection of self-evaluation reports from INDISCO pilot projects in India and the Philippines. They reflect the feelings of indigenous and tribal groups, their aspirations and their voice in their own development.
01 November 1995
This case study describes an experimental programme with scavenger children at the huge garbage dump in Manila, Philippines known as Smokey Mountain. The study shows the model that was used, the process by which it was developed, and the insights gained about child scavenging and its physical and emotional effects. The intention is to give a practitioner's perspective on the difficulties and importance of child labour work.
Licking poverty with self-reliance: A story of the Batangan community in Balani Village, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
10 October 1995
In 1957, the ILO promulgated Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention No. 107, an accord which essentially seeks to integrate the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples into the mainstream of society.
09 May 1995
The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is being utilized primarily to provide the financial requirements of the members of the Federation of Matigsalog-Manobo Tribal Councils for their initial livelihood undertakings.
Indigenous knowledge system and practices among selected Philippine ethnic groups and their promotion through cooperatives
13 February 1995
The objectives of this study is to collect and analyze information about indigenous knowledge systems and practices of the major indigenous groups in the Philippines.
16 November 1992
Ten years ago the ILO chance to pilot a project for child scavengers Smokey Mountain was a huge dumpsite located near the pier for domestic at Tondo, Manila used for all the garbage trash of Metro Manila.