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. Publication

    From policy to results: Guidelines for implementation of national employment policies

    07 December 2021

    This Guidelines aims to support ILO’s member States in designing and implementing integrated national employment policies. It suggests a comprehensive framework of implementation and a range of tools and methodologies which covers the whole NEPs process systematically from policy design to policy results.

  2. Report: executive summary

    Haiti earthquake 2021: Post Disaster Needs Assessment

    06 December 2021

  3. Publication

    HAMETIN - ERA Agro-Forestry Project newsletter Oct 2021

    30 November 2021

    To share news and information on ERA-AF project activities which are funded by the European Union (EU) and being implemented by the ILO as a component of the Partnership Support for Agro-Forestry (PSAF) Ai ba Futuru.

  4. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, November/December 2021

    30 November 2021

  5. Publication

    Policy Brief - Digitalisation of TVET and skills development: Leveraging technology to support lifelong learning

    25 November 2021

    This policy brief concentrates on the digital transformation of skills systems and how technologies affect them. It is focused on how skills systems themselves become digitised, not how they respond to the demand for skills arising from digitalisation in the labour market.

  6. Diagnostic tool and guide

    Public employment services: diagnostic tool and guide

    23 November 2021

    Running a diagnostic is an essential first step in every initiative aimed to bring about PES organizational change and improvement.

  7. Practical guide

    How to organize my job search? A step-by-step guide for job seekers and those who support them

    23 November 2021

    This guide explains how to define an effective job search strategy. It helps you understand the job market, define your targets, create your communication tools and media, use the internet, and ultimately, successfully integrate into the new company. Intended for autonomous job seekers, it can also be used as a support tool by counsellors at employment agencies around the world.

  8. Publication

    Assessment of the potential for Cooperative Development in selected Agriculture sectors in Ethiopia

    11 November 2021