Books and reports

December 2023

  1. Book

    HUMAN-CENTRED ECONOMICS: The Living Standards of Nations

    05 December 2023

September 2023

  1. Report

    Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2023

    28 September 2023

    This tenth edition of Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) offers the latest set of global renewable energy employment estimates, which are based on IRENA’s own methodologies and calculations, as well as a large array of reports published by government agencies, industry associations, non-governmental organisations and academic experts.

  2. Report

    Transformative change and SDG 8 : The critical role of collective capabilities and societal learning

    13 September 2023

June 2023

  1. Short Report

    The road to decent work for domestic workers

    05 June 2023

March 2023

  1. Publication

    World Employment and Social Outlook 2023: The value of essential work

    15 March 2023

    Key workers are essential for societies to function. The new edition of the ILO flagship report calls for a revaluation of their work to reflect their social contribution, and for greater investment in key sectors.

  2. Joint ILO–UNICEF report

    More than a billion reasons: The urgent need to build universal social protection for children

    01 March 2023

    This second joint ILO-Unicef report on social protection for children outlines the devastating impact of a lack of social protection on child poverty, health, education, nutrition, child marriage and child labour.

February 2023

  1. Publication

    Labour Overview 2022 for Latin America and the Caribbean [Executive summary]

    07 February 2023

    Latin America and the Caribbean faces a "highly complex and uncertain" labour market in 2023 due to a conjunction of multiple crises that impact labour markets and make it necessary to apply policies to create formal employment. The most urgent labour problem for the region is the quality of employment and the insufficient labour and total income generated by workers and their families.

January 2023

  1. Conference report

    5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour - Conference Report

    20 January 2023

  2. Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2023

    16 January 2023

    This ILO flagship report details the impact of economic slowdown on the global labour market.

  3. Publication

    Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World

    06 January 2023

    Working Time and Work-Life Balance Around the World provides a comprehensive review of both main aspects of working time – working hours and working time arrangements (also called work schedules) – and their effects on workers' work-life balance.