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. 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.

  2. 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.

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

    31 March 2023

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

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

    01 March 2023

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

    28 February 2023

  12. 10 important findings: Survey on violence and harassment in the world of work in Indonesia 2022

    10 February 2023

    Of the total 1175 respondents. Experience of workers in Indonesia in the last 2 years (2020-22).

  13. It can happen to anyone! A survey report on violence and harassment in the world of work in Indonesia 2022

    10 February 2023

    This report, which documents the experiences, knowledge and responses of workers from various sectors and regions in Indonesia, is a form of the ILO's commitment in Indonesia to promote a safe world of work for all.

  14. Creating jobs in low- and middle-income countries through demand-side policies

    06 February 2023

    This brief focuses on demand-side policies for promoting employment in LMCs. The aim is to lay the conceptual foundations for a policy debate on employment promotion in LMCs.

  15. Modelling and comparing the employment impacts of COVID-19 crisis and recovery policies in Indonesia

    31 January 2023

    The purpose of the modelling exercise in this country report is to estimate the net employment outcomes resulting from the economic fiscal interventions that have been announced in Indonesia during 2020-21 and implemented during 2021-22.

  16. E-Newsletters of the ILO CO-Jakarta: January 2023

    30 January 2023

  17. Timor-Leste Labour Force Survey 2021 - Final Report

    26 January 2023

    The Labour Force Survey (LFS) 2021 in Timor-Leste provides robust data to present a comprehensive picture of the Timor-Leste labour market. It analyses various labour market indicators and provides detailed information disaggregated by sex, age and region on the economic characteristics of the working-age population.

  18. Timor-Leste Labour Force Survey 2021 - Summary Report

    26 January 2023

  19. World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2023

    16 January 2023

    This ILO flagship report details the impact of economic slowdown on the global labour market.


  1. Building back better with environmental sustainability and gender equality: Recommendations for the textile and garment sector in the post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery

    31 December 2022

    This Synthesis Report covers the regional level findings, priorities and recommendations and detailed explanation of the study methodology, as well as presenting summary findings for each of the country level results. The Synthesis Report draws on all the empirical data collected through the Study in the four countries.