The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to China and Mongolia. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested from the ILO Library in Beijing.


  1. 2023 Social Protection for a Just Transition Policy Brief

    20 November 2023

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy Briefs series. It provides a clear overview of how social protection can help prevent or address potential adverse effects of climate change and contribute to a just transition by supporting people to meet the new requirements of the world of work – as part of coherent policies in line with the Just Transition Guidelines.

  2. Care Work in China: Who does care work, what is its economic value and how has it been affected by Covid-19?

    09 November 2023

    UN Women and ILO worked together to produce this report to better understand care work and the economy of care in China, where policy recommendations are put forward to strengthen the societal reorganization of care to help shape a more equal and inclusive society.

  3. Social Security Policy Monitor China Issue 14

    31 October 2023

  4. 100 years of social protection: The road to universal social protection systems and floors

    15 September 2023

    Volume 2: 52 country cases

  5. Investments in childcare for gender equality in Asia and the Pacific

    01 August 2023

    The report highlights why and how investing in childcare impacts positively on gender equality and decent work in Asia and the Pacific.

  6. Social Security Policy Monitor China Issue 13

    31 July 2023

  7. Decent Work Country Programme for China 2023-2025

    13 July 2023

    In setting out the framework, Decent Work Country Programme 2023-2025 paves the way for ILO and China to promote social justice and advance decent work for all.

  8. China - Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment

    30 June 2023

    This country profile on technology in public employment services (PES) for youth is part of the ILO (2023) report on Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment in Asia and the Pacific. The report provides insights into how PES in Asia-Pacific are digitally transforming and how they are using technology to support youth in the labour market.

  9. Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment in Asia and the Pacific

    30 June 2023

    This report provides insights into how public employment services in Asia-Pacific are digitally transforming and how they are using technology to support youth in the labour market.

  10. Digital transformation of social security administration and services: A comparative analysis of Australia, Canada, Denmark and France

    19 June 2023

  11. ILO Regional Actuarial Services Unit Annual Report 2022: Report on activities from 1 January to 31 December 2022

    31 May 2023

    Annual report of the ILO Regional Actuarial Services Unit (RASU). The Unit provides actuarial and investment technical support for social security institutions in the region. This work includes actuarial valuations, policy analysis, training, actuarial capacity building and investment technical support.

  12. BRICS-ILO Cooperation

    02 May 2023

    An overview of recent collaboration on development cooperation between governments, social partners, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and private partners from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  13. Social Security Policy Monitor China Issue 12, April 2023

    26 April 2023

  14. Introduction to the Project Phase 2

    20 April 2023

  15. ILO review of the multi-tier pension system in China

    20 April 2023

  16. 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.

  17. Green jobs potential in ger and nature tourism in Mongolia

    23 March 2023

    The ILO as part of PAGE (Green Recovery) Mongolia’s activities conducted a green jobs potential assessment to identify opportunities for and barriers to the promotion of green jobs and decent work standards in the nature-based tourism sector in Mongolia. This policy brief captures the key findings and recommendations of the assessment.

  18. China-ILO Cooperation

    21 March 2023

  19. 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.

  20. More than a billion reasons: The urgent need to build universal social protection for children

    01 March 2023

    This second joint ILO-Unicef report on social protection for children outlines the devastating impact of a lack of social protection on child poverty, health, education, nutrition, child marriage and child labour.