Library / documentation center

The ILO library collection is now housed at the United Nations library, 202 & 204, Baudhdhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.

The collection contains books, journals, reports, documents, pamphlets on development and labour-related issues, including national legislation and labour statistics, in addition to all ILO publications. The library also has publications of the UN, UN specialized agencies, and other inter-governmental, non-governmental and regional organisations on labour and employment issues, education and training, development issues, labour economics, labour relations, labour legislation, enterprise and management development, rural development, working conditions and technological change, social security, worker and employer organisations.

ILO publications

The information centre handles the promotion and sale of ILO’s priced publications.

Ordering of ILO publications can be done through the ILO Office in Sri Lanka. The order will take about 3-4 weeks to arrive in Colombo from ILO Geneva. Payment could be made to the ILO-Colombo by cash or cheque.

ILO publications catalogue offers listings of publications available to order.

For further information on ordering publications, please contact the library/information centre.