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. EIIP Policy Brief

    Job creation for Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities through Green Works in agriculture and forestry

    14 January 2019

    This policy brief presents a project of the ILO in Jordan to carry out Green Works and generate employment for Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities through employment-intensive investment approaches

  2. Blog

    Apprenticeships could address most of India’s skill development challenges

    11 January 2019

    Article by Jayant Krishna, Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), India.

  3. Final Report

    Assessment of Infrastructure Investments in Transport and Job Creation : Examples from Road Sector Investments in Lebanon and Jordan

    20 December 2018

  4. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Issue 9, December 2018 / January 2019

    14 December 2018

  5. Publication

    Social Finance Working Paper #75: Innovative finance - putting your money to (decent) work

    14 December 2018

    Social Finance has been working since late 2017 towards exploring further potential to engage with innovative finance stakeholders with the goal to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and, in particular, the goal of decent work and economic growth. This paper introduces the concept of innovative finance and outlines some initial thoughts on the potential role and contribution of the ILO.

  6. Information Note

    Global Skills Partnership for Migration

    10 December 2018

    The Global Skills Partnership was launched at a side event held during the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration, from 10-11 December.

  7. Publication

    Spotting Export Potential and Implications for Employment in Developing Countries

    04 December 2018

    STRENGTHEN Publication Series Working Paper No. 5

  8. Publication

    Improving Impact Assessment of the Effects of Trade on Employment: Study on Qualitative and Mixed Method Approaches

    04 December 2018

    STRENGTHEN Publication Series Working Paper No. 4