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. Policy Brief 1: Review of international experience in social insurance sickness benefits for gig workers

    04 September 2020

  2. Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

  3. COVID-19: Public employment services and labour market policy responses

    17 August 2020

    Employment services and labour market policies are key to bridging from immediate measures to a job-rich recovery.

  4. ILO/EU GSP+3 project news

    09 August 2020

    The newsletter summarizes the project activities and contains useful links to all the resources produced with the support of the project.

  5. Newsletter for “Improving China’s institutional capacity towards universal social protection” Project, June 2020, Issue 1

    05 August 2020

  6. Research brief 1: Beyond the goal of eradicating absolute poverty in China: Relative poverty indicators and social security policies

    31 July 2020

  7. China – Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on employment

    29 July 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has had a major impact on employment in China. From the onset of the crisis, the Government adopted a wide range of policies to support enterprises and protect workers. These policies have prioritized employment, though not all policies have been yet fully implemented. Stronger implementation and more integrated employment policies are needed, while continuing to adapt to the economic recovery in a more flexible and fragile labour market.

  8. 3-R trainers' kit: Rights, responsibilities and representation for children, youth and families

    29 July 2020

    The Mongolian edition of 3-R Trainers’ Kit on Rights, Responsibilities and Representation for Children, Youth and Families is an interactive training tool for use in communities with children, youth and families, especially those at risk of child labour and trafficking of children and women for labour or sexual exploitation.

  9. Information note of Actuarial training: Improving china’s institutional capacity towards universal social protection

    01 July 2020

  10. Technical note 1: National pension funds: a review of governance structures, management and international practice

    01 July 2020

  11. Social Security Policy Monitor China, April – May 2020, Issue 2

    01 July 2020

  12. An ILO for All Seasons-The International Labour Organization's Ways out of Crisis

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  13. Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Mongolian journalists

    25 June 2020

    This toolkit was developed to help journalists report on fair recruitment and forced labour.

  14. COVID-19 and mining: Prevention and control checklist

    18 June 2020

    This checklist is a tool to help implement and continuously improve practical actions to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in mining.

  15. Executive Summary of Fair employment at the workplace: A case study on HIV in five Chinese-owned companies in Kampala, Uganda

    29 April 2020

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    COVID-19 and employment in the tourism sector: Impact and response in Asia and the Pacific

    24 April 2020

    This note offers the ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on employment in the tourism sector of the Asia-Pacific region and proposes a range of policy options to mitigate these impacts and facilitate strong and fast recovery.

  17. Social Security Policy Monitor China, December 2019 – March 2020

    09 April 2020

  18. © Peter Parks / AFP 2023

    ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 1st Edition

    18 March 2020

  19. Social protection systems for all to prevent homelessness and facilitate access to adequate housing

    20 February 2020

    The role of social protection systems in reducing poverty and inequality, preventing homelessness, and facilitating access to adequate housing.


  1. Improving social protection for internal migrant workers in China

    12 December 2019

    The report further argues that the social security coordination mechanism used among EU Member States could be a useful reference for China. It suggests to: 1) enhance the centralized management of social security funds at the national level; 2) eliminate household registration restrictions to allow migrant workers to register in the social security schemes for urban and rural residents at the place of employment; 3) upgrade the social security information system; and, 4) improve the efficiency of the transfer of social security records and benefits between provinces.