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. International Labour Standards

    Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  2. SKILLS for Employment Policy Brief

    Measuring the costs and benefits of apprenticeship training

    12 August 2019

  3. Publication

    Workers' organizations engaging in skills development

    07 August 2019

  4. Publication

    SCORE Programme Brief

    31 July 2019

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises programme at a glance

  5. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Issue 13, July/August 2019

    30 July 2019

  6. Publication

    Electronic registration of domestic work in Uruguay

    22 July 2019

  7. Publication

    E-Estonia: The digital society

    22 July 2019

  8. Publication

    Supporting the transition to formality: The case of informal female tanners in Senegal

    22 July 2019