Tools and Services

This section is based on a typology compilation of ILO publications, tools and services prepared by the Policy Department. It is reorganised to match the 24 thematic areas and provides appropriate ILO research papers, instructional material, publications, project documentation, ILO-ITC online courses, toolkits, etc.

2002

  1. Instructional material

    Combating child labour: A handbook for labour inspectors

    01 January 2002

    This handbook will be a most useful instrument for labour inspectors in that it provides an overview of what their role can be with respect to child labour, and shows how to focus in on the problem, not only in the urban factory or establishment, but the informal sector workshops, rural communities and fields as well.

  2. Publication

    Standards for the XXIst Century: Social Security

    01 January 2002

    Describes the characteristics of the ILO’s social security standards, highlighting their universality and flexibility and their common principles. Examines the protection afforded in each of the nine branches of social security and considers the treatment of migrant workers.

  3. Publication

    Community contracts in urban infrastructure works : practical lessons from experience

    01 January 2002

    Socio-Economic Technical Papers (SETP) No. 13 - English Version

1999

  1. Publication

    Employment-Intensive Infrastructure Programmes: Capacity building for contracting in the construction Sector

    01 January 1999

    Provides a set of guidelines for programmes which aim to integrate cost-effective employment-intensive approaches into infrastructure works while respecting basic labour standards and working conditions.

1998

  1. Publication

    Employment-intensive infrastructure programmes : labour policies and practices

    01 February 1998

    Based on studies and the experience of ILO technical cooperation projects. Includes recommendations for government ministries, and workers’ and employers’ organizations.

1997

  1. Publication

    International migration statistics. Guidelines improvement of data collection systems

    02 December 1997

    The first comprehensive publication on this topic, this book aims at strengthening the capacity of countries to generate relevant and more meaningful data on international migration, which would assist in the formulation and analysis of migration policy. Topics include the international comparability of migration data, the potentials and weaknesses of existing data collection systems and the development of meaningful surveys.