ILO collections

We are home to the largest body of knowledge on the world of work, including books, journals, reports, legislation and statistics. The easiest way to search our collections is through Labordoc, where you can find documents dating back to the ILO's founding in 1919.
  1. Panoramic view of the Assembly Hall. Opening session of the 102nd Session of the International Labour Conference. Geneva, 5 June 2013.

    International Labour Conference digital collection

    Extensive documentation of the ILC, including Records of Proceedings, Director-General's Report, Committee of Experts, General Survey, technical reports and more, since 1919 in English, French, Spanish, with some reports also available in Arabic, Chinese, German or Russian.

  1.  2014-06-13 Governing Body of the ILO. Greg Vines, Deputy Director-General of the ILO, Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO and H.E Mr. Apolinário Jorge Correia, the newly elected Chairperson of the Governing Body of the ILO.

    Governing Body digital collection

    Discover the documentation of the Governing Body, including Decisions and Minutes, Annual Reports, Programme and Budget, Agenda of the ILC and more in English, French and Spanish.

  1. ILO Conventions background Digital collection

    Discover the background and history of the adoption of ILO Conventions. This includes full texts of the preparatory reports, discussions at the ILC, committee reports, votes and the Convention.

  1. Official Bulletin digital collection

    The official record of ILO activities since 1919 in English, French, and Spanish. 

  1. ILC 2013: IPEC International Steering Committee Meeting.

    ILO working papers - digital collection

    Over 2000 working papers published since the 1960s. Working Papers are also available on REPEC.

  1. Title: Worker Description: Work place safety is most often neglected in factories among developing countries like Bangledesh. Asgar Mia, 26 years of age, works in an industrial factory, continually facing hazardous conditions where protection and insurance is limited or non existent. Author: Mohammad Rabikul Hasan, Bangladesh This photo was awarded the

    International Labour Review digital collection

    Published since 1921, the ILR is the world's leading multidisciplinary journal of labour market institutions and economics.