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. Social Security Policy Monitor China, January – March 2021, Issue 6

    14 April 2021

  2. ILO/China Project on Strengthening Skills Development in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar through South-South and Triangular cooperation (SSTC): Project Fact sheet

    01 April 2021

  3. Technical note 3: International experiences and standards in monitoring the employment and social security coverage of workers in the platform economy: lessons for a survey in China

    30 March 2021

  4. Newsletter for “Improving China’s institutional capacity towards universal social protection” Project, December 2020, Issue 2

    18 March 2021

  5. Extending social security to workers in the informal economy

    12 March 2021

    Key lessons learned from international experience

  6. Briefing note collection

    01 March 2021

  7. Publication collection

    23 February 2021

    This webpage presents a collection of ILO publications produced by Improving China’s Institutional Capacity towards Universal Social Protection Project.

  8. Access to social protection for platform and other non‐standard workers: A literature review

    23 February 2021

    Working paper of Access to social protection for platform and other non‐standard workers: A literature review is accessible at: . Annex-Table overview of articles can be downloaded above.

  9. Social Security Policy Monitor China, November 2020 – January 2021, Issue 5

    18 February 2021

  10. Research brief 3: Social Security of Platform Workers in China: findings and recommendations from two studies (2018-2019)

    04 February 2021

  11. Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China Project Newsletter 1

    02 February 2021

    The newsletter introduces the project progress including events and updated tools.

  12. China's move to measuring relative poverty: implications for social protection

    01 February 2021

  13. Towards solid social protection floors? The role of non-contributory provision during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

    21 January 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the importance of guaranteeing access to at least essential health care and to basic income security for all over the life cycle, as stipulated in the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202).


  1. The Institutional Features of Minimum Wage in China

    24 December 2020

  2. Technical note 2: International review of financial protection in maternal health care

    22 December 2020

  3. BRICS-ILO Cooperation

    17 December 2020

  4. Social Security Policy Monitor China, September – October 2020, Issue 4

    01 December 2020

  5. Research brief 2: Institutional constraints for the extension of social insurance coverage to informal economy workers in China

    20 November 2020

  6. Frequently asked questions on social protection for workers in the informal economy

    16 November 2020

  7. The supply chain ripple effect: How COVID-19 is affecting garment workers and factories in Asia and the Pacific

    21 October 2020

    This research brief assesses the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on workers and factories in garment supply chains in Asia and the Pacific, presenting evidence from the main garment-exporting countries of the region, summarizing policy responses and proposing ways forward.