Library / documentation center

The Employment Sector Information and Documentation centre offers ILO Officials both at Headquarters and the field, ILO constituents, journalists, students and others a range of services to meet your information needs.

This includes access to the Sector's free publications, research assistance, loans from the Employment Sector's or the ILO Library's collection, guidance on how to use information resources and on-line research tools effectively. The Centre also organises displays of its own as well as other ILO publications during special events.

Recent publications

  1. Report

    Executive Summary - Mozambique Cyclone Idai 2019: Post Disaster Needs Assessment

    23 May 2019

  2. Report

    Mozambique Cyclone Idai 2019: Post Disaster Needs Assessment

    23 May 2019

  3. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Issue 12, May/June 2019

    22 May 2019

  4. Publication

    Appeal: The ILO response to the Idai and Kenneth cyclones in Mozambique

    15 May 2019

    The ILO is launching an appeal to its development partners to support the response to Cyclone Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique.

  5. Publication

    Social Finance Working Paper #76: Rokin Banks - 70 years of efforts to build an inclusive society in Japan through enhancing workers’ access to finance

    01 May 2019

    This working paper documents the experience of Japanese union-led cooperative financial institutions and trade unions in enhancing workers’ access to finance. The working paper highlights 70 years of experience of Rokin Banks in providing access to finance for workers, and in particular low income workers. The paper reviews the factors that contributed to the success and longevity of the model as well as the strategies that Rokin Banks chose to address the challenges of a changing labour movement, a changing world of work, and a highly competitive financial sector. This working paper was produced in close collaboration with the National Association of Labour Banks in Japan and the ILO Office for Japan.

  6. Publication

    The involvement of employer organisations in the governance of skills systems: a literature review

    12 April 2019

  7. A joint ILO/IOE publication

    Tools for Quality Apprenticeships: a Guide for Enterprises

    09 April 2019

  8. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Issue 11, March 2019

    26 March 2019