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. World Social Protection Report 2020-22: Regional companion report for Asia and the Pacific

    30 August 2022

    This regional companion report is intended to complement the ILO’s World Social Protection Report 2020–22. It includes a section summarizing the status of social protection worldwide, followed by a section highlighting key social protection developments, challenges and priorities for this region from a life-cycle perspective.

  2. Digitalization and Employment, A Review

    26 August 2022

    This report reviews new labour market opportunities brought about by digital transformation and identifies gaps and potential avenues for future research.

  3. Income support for non-covered workers during COVID-19: a review of policy responses

    26 August 2022

    This paper provides an overview of the income support measures for non-covered workers implemented in response to the COVID-19 crisis, describing the collection of measures and policies in place in each selected country.

  4. Special Edition on Timor-Leste: August 2022

    26 August 2022

  5. Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) Timor-Leste 2022-2025

    18 August 2022

    This DWCP is the third one in Timor-Leste and covers the period from 2022-2025. It draws extensively on existing documents and plans, including the government’s Strategic Development Plan (2011-2030) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2021-2025.

  6. Employer tracer study and perception of public vocational training center (BLK) graduates

    31 July 2022

    The objective of this study is to provide a snapshot of the absorption level of BLK graduates by industry, and to capture employer opinions of the competency and performance of BLK graduates.

  7. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: June-July, 2022

    29 July 2022

  8. Decent work deficits among rural workers

    07 July 2022

    This report is a summary of the findings of 16 case studies commissioned by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) in mid-2021 to examine the situation concerning decent work and existing opportunities for trade union organizing in rural economies in selected countries and economic sectors in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Eastern Europe.

  9. Women entrepreneurs leading the way: Promoting a circular economy and more sustainable practices in the garment sector

    05 July 2022

    The report outlines four women leaders in Asia’s garment and textile sector who are making positive contributions to sector-specific challenges related to gender equality, environmental sustainability and industry recovery from COVID-19. The entrepreneurs share their personal and business experiences showcasing sustainable enterprises, introduction of circular economies and adopting alternative leadership styles at work.

  10. OSH guidebook for journalists and television media workers

    05 July 2022

    This guidebook is aimed at providing guidelines and practical advice for those who need to identify, reduce and control risks that can cause injury or illness to journalists and workers in the TV industry working environment.

  11. The process leading to the establishment of an employment insurance scheme in Indonesia from an ILO perspective

    01 July 2022

    This brief summarized the process of employment insurance establishment from 2004 when the National Social Security Law passed, to 2021, when the regulation on job loss security or Jaminan Kehilangan Pekerjaan (JKP) was released.

  12. Practical guide for industries to developing and updating competency standards (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    30 June 2022

    This guide is prepared to provide information and become a reference for industry in the process of compiling and updating competency standards, both national work competency standards, adapting international standards and standards for special industry needs.

  13. Policy sequences during and after COVID-19: A review of labour market policy patterns

    24 June 2022

    This policy brief tracks the sequential logic of labour market policies across a sample of countries from all world regions.

  14. Promoting youth employment during COVID-19: A review of policy responses

    24 June 2022

    This report gives an overview on actual policy responses in the area of youth employment during the COVID-19 crisis in 20 selected countries.

  15. Job retention schemes during COVID-19: A review of policy responses

    24 June 2022

    This report provides an update on job retention policies in a sample of 20 countries representing the main world regions as well as the diverse types of job retention schemes, in particular short-time work, furlough and wage subsidy schemes as they have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  16. Employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector: Taking stock of recent trends

    24 June 2022

    The report takes stock of employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector by exploring data and policy insights to highlight trends, patterns and ways forward for a better future of work. By utilising updated data insights, the report outlines persisting decent work deficits as the garment sector evolves, and the prioritised support needed to overcome such challenges.

  17. Trade union-led Migrant Worker Resource Centres in ASEAN and Jordan: Case studies for protecting and organizing migrant workers

    22 June 2022

    This paper features good approaches and innovations by trade union MRCs in five Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Cambodia, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia and Thailand) as well as in Jordan. It highlights how the MRCs are useful and effective avenues in protecting the rights of migrant workers and eventually helping trade unions to organize them. The examples introduced in this paper can be replicated by trade unions that intend to launch campaigns to organize migrant workers.

  18. Demand-side policies for employment promotion in low- and middle-income countries

    21 June 2022

    An overview of key concepts linked to demand-side policies and how they can support job creation in a developing-country context.

  19. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: May, 2022

    02 June 2022

  20. Labor migration in Asia: COVID-19 impacts, challenges, and policy responses

    31 May 2022

    This publication analyzes the region’s labour migration outlook, corresponding economic and policy developments, and changes caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. It overviews labour migration to and from different Asian economies and details policy approaches in major origin and destination economies of labour migrants.