The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Jakarta.


  1. Improving access and participation of people with disabilities (PWDs) in vocational higher education in Indonesia: challenges and policy options

    31 May 2023

    Collaboration of the Skills for Prosperity Programme with the four partner polytechnics delivered a series of capacity-building events for both staff and students and facilitated a self-assessment as a guide to describe each institution’s readiness to enrol and provide reasonable adjustments to support students with disabilities.

  2. Stocktaking study for the development of a sectoral skills strategy: Indonesia seafaring

    31 May 2023

    This stocktaking study based on the ILO Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification, or STED methodology aims to catalogue the demand for seafarers’ and the associated skills, while illustrating the current educational options to address the industry’s needs. It concludes summarizing the interventions proposed by national stakeholders to better respond to the market demand.

  3. Sectoral skills priorities for the shipbuilding industry

    31 May 2023

    The present study will inform activities of the soon-to-be-established sectoral skills council for the Indonesian shipbuilding industry and in the meantime provides analysis and actionable interventions to address future skills needs.

  4. Embedding soft skills in the curriculum: A guide for Indonesian polytechnic educators

    31 May 2023

    The guide aims to assist teachers in this process - from identification to implementation and to assessment of soft skills in the curriculum delivery and assessment.

  5. Digital wages for decent work in Indonesia - a rapid assessment

    31 May 2023

    Digital wage payments (through bank accounts, mobile money wallets or prepaid cards) can benefit workers and enterprises and contribute to achieving public policy goals. But the transition from cash to responsible digital wages brings challenges such as limited financial infrastructure and new systems and tools that enterprises and workers need to adopt. The ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work conducted a rapid assessment that analyses the potential for responsible digital wages in Indonesia.

  6. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: May 2023

    31 May 2023

  7. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: April 2023

    28 April 2023

  8. Technical note on Skills Development Funding (SDF) in Indonesia: Global practice summary, consultative workshop findings, and recommendations

    31 March 2023

    This technical note brings together a summary of relevant global insights, taken from two studies of skills development funding mechanisms in over 70 countries; along with the findings from the consultation workshop facilitated for government and industry representatives in December2022.

  9. Capacity building study tour to UK higher education institutions

    31 March 2023

    National partners study tour to UK higher education institutes

  10. Industry Advisory Board establishment in Indonesian polytechnics: Report and guidance following pilots conducted under the Skills for Prosperity programme

    31 March 2023

    The Industry Advisory Board pilots are intended to explore the institutionalization of Link and Match objectives, supporting systematic engagement with priority industry sectors as an over-arching forum for individual agreements.

  11. A Qualitative assessment of local economic development training in four villages in North Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    31 March 2023

    This report presents the results of a socio-economic qualitative assessment of Local Economic Development (LED) training undertaken by villagers from Budo, Marinsow, Pulisan, and Tiwoho, of Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi as part of the Skills for Prosperity programme September 2020 – December 2022.

  12. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: March 2023

    31 March 2023

  13. Tripartite declaration of principles concerning multinational enterprises and social policy (MNE Declaration)

    24 March 2023

    The MNE Declaration is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance to enterprises on social policy and inclusive, responsible and sustainable workplace practices. It is the only global instrument in this area that was elaborated and adopted by governments, employers and workers from around the world. It was adopted more than 40 years ago and amended several times (in 2000, 2006, 2017), most recently in 2022. Its principles are addressed to MNEs, governments, and employers’ and workers’ organizations and cover areas such as employment, training, conditions of work and life, and industrial relations as well as general policies. All principles build on international labour standards (ILO conventions and recommendations). The MNE Declaration facilitates outreach and understanding of the Decent Work agenda in the private sector. It is a key instrument guiding the Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) agenda to achieve inclusive, sustainable and responsible supply chains.

  14. What has been driving work-to-work transitions in the emerging world? – A comparative study of Indonesia and South Africa

    23 March 2023

    This paper examines the shape, prominence and drivers of work-to-work transitions in South Africa and Indonesia – two middle-income countries with similar development levels yet different labour market characteristics.

  15. Green jobs and just transition policy readiness assessment in the energy sector in Indonesia

    23 March 2023

    The ILO as part of PAGE Indonesia’s activities undertook a Green Jobs Policy Readiness Assessment to develop a baseline perspective of current green jobs and just transition policy frameworks in Indonesia. The assessment focused in detail on the energy sector. This policy brief captures the key findings and recommendations of the assessment.

  16. World Employment and Social Outlook 2023: The value of essential work

    15 March 2023

    Key workers are essential for societies to function. The new edition of the ILO flagship report calls for a revaluation of their work to reflect their social contribution, and for greater investment in key sectors.

  17. Guidelines for employment diagnostics in times of continuous change

    08 March 2023

    This guidance note outlines ILO’s approach to employment diagnostics in order to analyse labour market dynamics in continuous change.

  18. Community skills development for sustainable coastal tourism entrepreneurship in North Sulawesi: A qualitative impact summary

    06 March 2023

    Co-hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Permanent Mission of Indonesia in Geneva, and the International Labour Office in Geneva

  19. Labour market transitions in South Africa and Indonesia: A descriptive analysis using panel data

    01 March 2023

  20. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: February 2023

    28 February 2023