UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights.
WWW site: offers full text of official documents and conventions, access to ILO databases (see below); information on ILO projects; employment opportunities
LABORDOC: bibliographic database of the ILO Library and Documentation Centres. The service also offers subject-orientated subsets of Labordoc for separate searching. Planned to be made available (free) on WWW: some of the databases below are subsets of this database
SERIALS: directory of periodicals, legislation and statistics received by the ILO Library. Available free on WWW
THESAURUS: database of the ILO Thesaurus, managed by the ILO Library
NATLEX: labour and social security legislation indexed by the Labour Law Information Branch. Includes the full textof basic legislation. Available free on WWW site.
CISDOC: bibliographic database of the International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre
ILOUNITS: Directory of ILO External Offices, managed by the Communications and Files Section
ILOTERM: database of ILO terminology, managed by the Translation and Meetings Branch. Contains English, French, Spanish and German equivalents of terms in the social and labour fields. Available free on WWW site
TRIBLEX: case law of the ILO Administrative Tribunal. Arranged thematically. Available free on WWW
ILODOC: ILO publications since 1919. Accessible free on WWW site (j) ILOLEX: A database on international labour standards containing ILO Conventions and Recommendations. Available free on WWW site
INSTEAD: database on enterprise development and technology. The Information Service on Technological Alternatives for Development (INSTEAD) disseminates information on food processing, agricultural tools and implements, building materials, energy, and handicrafts in wood, leather, textiles, and metal, etc. Information may take the form of ILO technical publications, bibliographies, catalogues, reports, articles, lists of addresses of institutions and of equipment suppliers or manufacturers, and is provided free of charge to developing countries. Available free on WWW site.
PROJEVAL: database of ILO Technical cooperation evaluation results. Contains bibliographical references and summaries. Available free on WWW.
LABORSTA DATABASE: a subset of LABORSTA, the ILO's statistical database used to produce the ""Yearbook of Labour Statistics"", is available online through the UN International Computing Centre. For registration, contact the UNICC Help Desk, International Computing Centre, Palais des Nations, 8-14 avenue de la Paix, CH 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland.(Tel: +41 22 792 3205; Fax: +41 22 733 7926; Cable: UNICC GENEVE; Telex: 415790 ICC CH).
International Labour Information System (ILIS): body responsible for above services, and for developing internal ILO technical/information services