Books and reports

March 2020

  1. Report

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020: Technology and the future of jobs

    09 March 2020

    Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, this report sets out the youth labour market situation around the world.

February 2020

  1. Report

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

    03 February 2020

    This report examines the implementation of the Convention No. 169 and the current social and economic situation of indigenous people across the world.

January 2020

  1. Flagship Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2020

    20 January 2020

    This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity.

December 2019

  1. Publication

    ILO100 – Law for Social Justice

    16 December 2019

November 2019

  1. Publication

    Telework in the 21st century: An evolutionary perspective (online pdf)

    15 November 2019

  2. Publication

    Telework in the 21st century: An evolutionary perspective

    15 November 2019

October 2019

  1. Book

    The International Labour Organization: 100 years of global social policy

    29 October 2019

    This book is the first comprehensive account of the International Labour Organization’s 100-year history.

  2. Studies on Growth with Equity

    What Works: Promoting Pathways to Decent Work

    16 October 2019

    This report analyses how income support and ALMPs can come together to tackle a significant set of barriers limiting access to decent work in emerging and developing countries.

  3. Report

    Small Matters: Global evidence on the contribution to employment by the self-employed, micro-enterprises and SMEs

    10 October 2019

    Drawing on a new ILO database, this report provides an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the global contribution of self-employment and micro- and small enterprises to employment – both in the formal and the informal economy.

September 2019

  1. Report

    Labour Provisions in G7 trade agreements: A comparative perspective

    17 September 2019

    This report provides an analysis of labour provisions in G7 trade arrangements, focusing on current trends and developments. It was prepared as a contribution to the G7 Social Employment Task Force on “Reshaping multilateral action to strengthen social justice.