Working Papers, vehicles for disseminating information on a range of topics related to the world of work and the evolution of social and labour policies and practices for a given sector, are regularly published and widely disseminated. Background reports and issues papers, which provide more in-depth analysis on specific issues, are also published for discussion at international tripartite meetings and global dialogue fora.

Publications

The Sectoral Policies Department is the ILO’s repository of knowledge on sector-specific labour and social issues. Research and studies conducted, in line with the ILO’s research policies, deal with emerging and priority issues of strong interest for ILO’s sectoral constituents.

2022

  1. Publication

    Ghana: Preliminary analysis of ILO mining employment data by sex

    15 March 2022

  2. Publication

    Colombia: Preliminary analysis of ILO mining employment data by sex

    15 March 2022

  3. Publication

    Chile: Preliminary analysis of ILO mining employment data by sex

    15 March 2022

  4. Publication

    Brazil: Preliminary analysis of ILO mining employment data by sex

    15 March 2022

  5. Publication

    Peru: Preliminary analysis of ILO mining employment data by sex

    15 March 2022

  6. Publication

    Australia: Preliminary analysis of ILO mining employment data by sex

    15 March 2022

  7. Publication

    Statistical profile - Private Security Services Sector

    22 February 2022

    This Profile provides a statistical description of employment patterns and recent trends in the private security sector, including data for the 2020 COVID-19 period.

  8. Publication

    Caring for those who care – Guide for the development and implementation of occupational health and safety programmes for health workers

    18 February 2022

  9. Publication

    Sectoral Policies Department - Highlights 2020-21

    03 February 2022

    The Sectoral Policies Department (SECTOR) is responsible for providing support to ILO constituents in addressing employment and labour issues in specific economic and social sectors at the global, regional and national levels.

2021

  1. Publication

    Info-graphic on the Future of Work in Information and Communication Technology

    22 November 2021