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. Impact of the tsunami and earthquake of 26 December 2004 on APINDO’s enterprises in Aceh Province

    01 November 2005

    In collaboration with the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo), the ILO conducted an assessment of the impact of the earthquake and tsunami on the enterprises of Apindo members in the 14 worst affected districts of Aceh.

  2. Guidelines for establishing public employment services in Indonesia (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    05 October 2005

    These guidelines will be useful for the establishment of the public employment services in Aceh to promote employment opportunity, placement services and information for Acehnese who were suffered from tsunami so they could work again.

  3. ILO Jakarta newsletter, September 2005

    01 September 2005

    Illustrates the broad range of programmes and activities of the ILO in Indonesia, many of which are directly relevant to the national social and economic goals of the tripartite constituents - governments, employers and workers.

  4. Major labour laws of Indonesia

    04 August 2005

    Compilation of three major labor laws constitute the package of labor law reform which started in 1998.

  5. Information note on ASEAN member states and international labour standards

    26 July 2005

    An assessment of ASEAN countries’ ratification of core conventions, for ASEAN’s reference to identify and build on areas of strength.

  6. The Decree of the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Republic of Indonesia Number: KEP. 68/MEN/2004 on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in the Workplace

    16 July 2005

    with the Decision Director General of Manpower Management and Monitoring Number 20/DJPPK/VI/2005 on Technical Guidance on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in the Workplace

  7. SME development in the poverty reduction program: trade and labor issues

    16 July 2005

    Highlights the importance of public policy improvement on trade and labour issues in shaping a conducive environment for small and medium enterprise development in the context of poverty reduction.

  8. Report on the implementation of the National Plan of Action on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (RAN-PBPTA) for the first period of 2002-2004

    31 May 2005

    To follow up the steps associated with the ratification of Convention 182 and to ensure the implementation of Act No. 1/ 2000, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia issued Presidential Decision (Keppres) No. 12 of the Year 2001 concerning the National Action Committee for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (KAN-PBPTA). This Committee has the mandate to identify child labour problems, to formulate the National Action Plan for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour (RAN-PBPTA) and to perform inspection and evaluation of the application of the RAN-PBPTA.

  9. Guarantee funds for small enterprises. A manual for guarantee fund managers

    25 April 2005

    Explains how credit guarantee funds can facilitate access to finance for small enterprises and reviews the advantages and disadvantages of different models of funds. Provides guidance for guarantee fund managers on eligibility and risk sharing, operating procedures, marketing, pricing and accounting.

  10. ILO guide on responses to support the recovery and reconstruction efforts in crisis-affected areas in Indonesia

    04 April 2005

    Reference for socio-economic policy development in crisis-affected areas in Indonesia. The Guide will assist in putting gainful employment and decent work opportunities at the heart of economic recovery strategies.

  11. ISSUES, Vol. 4, No. 1, April 2005

    01 April 2005

    The ISSUES is published three times a year by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific covering the work of the ILO in Asia-Pacific region. For this issue, it focuses on tsunami reconstruction in Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India.

  12. ILO Jakarta newsletter, April 2005

    01 April 2005

    Illustrates the broad range of programmes and activities of the ILO in Indonesia, many of which are directly relevant to the national social and economic goals of the tripartite constituents - governments, employers and workers.

  13. Guidelines on the conduct of the indonesian national police in handling law and order in industrial disputes

    24 March 2005

    Regulation of the Chief of Indonesian National Police Pol.No.: 1 Year 2005

  14. Legal certainty (industrial relations series no.1) ; Industrial relations dispute settlement (industrial relations series no.2)

    01 February 2005

    An introduction to support the comprehensive review in the industrial relations dispute settlement in Indonesia.

  15. Outsourcing (industrial relations series no.3)

    01 February 2005

    Explanation on the implementation of work relations in the frame of subcontract work of workers/laborers supplier agreement.

  16. Implementation of Constitutional Court decision towards the act no.13 of 2003 concerning manpower (industrial relations series no.4)

    02 January 2005

    Review the effect of the decision of the Constitutional Court and the implementation toward Act No.13 of 2003 on Manpower.

  17. Joint ILO/WHO guidelines on health services and HIV/AIDS

    01 January 2005

    The purpose of these guidelines is to promote the sound management of HIV/AIDS in health services, including the prevention of occupational exposure. Furthermore, the purpose is to ensure that health-care workers have decent, safe and healthy working conditions, while ensuring effective care that respects the needs and rights of patients, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. These guidelines rest on the basic principle that the process of policy development and implementation should be the result of consultation and collaboration between all concerned parties, based on social dialogue and including, to the extent possible, persons and workers living with HIV/AIDS. They take a rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS, as promoted by the Declaration of Commitment and the international community at large, expanding on ILO and WHO HIV/AIDS and occupational safety and health instruments.

  18. Do foreign-owned firms pay more? Evidence from the Indonesian manufacturing sector 1990-99

    01 January 2005

    Multinational Enterprises Programme Working Paper No. 98


  1. New hope after jermal child eliminating = Harapan baru setelah penghapusan anak jermal (Bilingual)

    31 December 2004

    The declining number of children working in Jermal is a positive indication to the successful of the various programs conducted due to the process of eliminating the child labour in Jermal within over the last four years.

  2. Extension of social security coverage for the informal economy in Indonesia: Surveys in the urban and rural informal economy

    10 December 2004

    Social security is a global concern for all employers, workers, and national governments. It is estimated that only one in five people in the world has adequate social security coverage while half of the world's population is without any social security protection at all. Lack of social security coverage is largely concentrated in the informal economy, where women are more likely to be working.