ILO library in Geneva

The central ILO library is located in Geneva, at the ILO's headquarters. This library offers the possibility to researchers to have access to all major studies and reports on the world of work globally. Have a look at the website of the central ILO library.

ILO publications

Information about all the existing ILO publications can be found online. Should you want to order a paper version of one of the publications, please contact the ILO services in Geneva: or +41 22 799 73 82.

May 2019

  1. European Union- ILO Cooperation

    23 May 2019

    Factsheet, May 2019

April 2018

  1. On-call work in the Netherlands: trends, impact, and policy solutions

    23 April 2018

    Flexible work has steadily increased in the Dutch labour market and on-call employment represents the fastest growing group. Although on-call work is both the largest and the least institutionally regulated form of flexible employment, little is known on its developments and impacts.

February 2018

  1. Coopération Sud-Sud et triangulaire (CSST) sur la formation professionnelle entre les pays du Maghreb et les Pays-Bas

    27 February 2018

December 2017

  1. Trade Union Action on Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2017

    Trade unions are working all over the world on disability issues. This research captures and summarises trade union action on disability from over 50 countries, including developed, emerging and developing economies. The research offers a new perspective to trade unions who have not worked on this issue, and points to opportunities for others to develop their work further.

November 2017

  1. European Union - ILO Cooperation: Factsheet, November 2017

    30 November 2017

March 2017

  1. Talking through the crisis: Social dialogue and industrial relations trends in selected EU countries

    25 March 2017

    This book brings together country case studies from eleven EU Member States, which document emerging trends in national social dialogue, focusing on developments since 2013.

July 2016

  1. Building a social pillar for European convergence

    18 July 2016

    This report finds that EU Member States are either diverging in terms of socio-economic performance or converging towards deteriorating outcomes such as worsening inequality and widening structural imbalances.

June 2016

  1. Building a social pillar for European convergence

    16 June 2016

    A new ILO publication examines the differences in socio-economic performance between EU Member States and formulates policy options for upward convergence.

June 2015

  1. The ILO and the European Year for Development - Factsheet

    08 June 2015

    With more than 150 joint projects over the past 10 years, the European Year for Development (2015) offers a perfect opportunity for the ILO and the EU to showcase the human impact these efforts have had on millions of lives – in all corners of the world. Each month of the year is devoted to a different theme.

January 2015

  1. An employment-oriented investment strategy for Europe (Summary)

    28 January 2015

    Against a backdrop of sluggish economic conditions and continued weak job creation, the Investment Plan proposed by the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would provide a rapid economic stimulus that would foster Europe’s competitiveness at the same time as boosting much-needed employment creation. The main finding of this ILO report is that, if careful consideration is given to the design of the programme and its allocation, over 2.1 million net new jobs would be created by mid-2018.