Issue briefs


  1. Publication

    Fact sheet - Implementing the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention No. 169: Towards an inclusive, sustainable and just future

    03 February 2020


  1. BRICS BRIEF SERIES - Gender Equality

    Decent Work and Economic Growth: Women’s Participation – Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

    02 August 2018

    Paper prepared for the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEMM) 2–3 August 2018 with separate country briefs for Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa

  2. BRICS BRIEF SERIES -Youth Employment

    BRICS Summary: Youth Employment

    02 August 2018

    This brief contains separate analysis for each of the five BRIC countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

  3. BRICS BRIEF SERIES - Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations

    Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations: Global Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

    02 August 2018

    Social dialogue is widely recognised as an important component of good governance of labour-related matters. It has key significance for the implementation of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and its goals (SDGs) at the national level. It is linked, in particular, to Goal 16 that requires, among other things, the development of effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels and of responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decisionmaking.

  4. Europe and Central Asia

    Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work: Key findings and messages

    28 June 2018

  5. Facts and figures

    Key findings in Asia and the Pacific

    28 June 2018


  1. At a glance

    Youth Employment: Facts and figures

    27 May 2014

  2. At a glance

    Global employment trends: Facts and figures

    27 May 2014

  3. At a glance

    Forced labour: Facts and figures

    20 May 2014


  1. At a glance

    Child labour: Facts and figures

    23 September 2013