News and articles


  1. Press release

    ILO and Statistics Indonesia strengthen the capacity of inter-ministerial for One Data Indonesia on International Migration

    22 August 2023, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

    The capacity building programme of Statistics Indonesia and the ILO aims to strengthen the capacity of inter-ministerial and agencies in managing Indonesia’s gender responsive one data on international migration statistics, including labour migration and indicator 10.7.1 of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on recruitment cost.

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    ILO study recommends digitizing the unions’ grievance tools and case management system for effective advocacy and policy reform

    21 August 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO latest study provides trade union confederations and their federations with a set of recommendations describing potential features of a new process for grievance management and incorporating technological tools.

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    Pension policy reform

    Tripartite representatives of Solo adopted a joint statement on pension reform

    18 August 2023, Solo, Central Java, Indonesia

    The adoption of a joint statement in Solo on pension reform marks the second provincial adoption supported by the ILO. The first one was adopted by the tripartite representatives of West Java Province.

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    Skills development

    ILO, UNDP launch programme to empower youth with leadership and green skills for the future

    18 August 2023, Hanoi, Viet Nam

    ILO joined UNDP in Viet Nam in launching the Youth Leaders Incubator Programme (YLIP) 2023 and a TOT bootcamp for 63 young leaders from all regions of the country on Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Skills, and Green Jobs and Employability.

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    Ship to Shore Rights

    Indonesian and Thai employers cooperate to boost labour standards in the seafood industry

    18 August 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Workshop fosters a cross-border exchange of knowledge and cooperation aimed at championing good labour practices across the seafood processing sector.

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    Social inclusion

    Effective financing mechanisms for skills development can tackle inequality woes, says a new ILO report

    17 August 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    The study analyses pros and cons of practices around the world, shedding light on the policy options to improve access to and participation in skills development and lifelong learning of disadvantaged people.

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    Palau’s entrepreneurship ecosystem boosted through ‘Start and Improve Your Business’ training

    16 August 2023, The Republic of Palau

    Initiative will facilitate the growth of innovative start-ups and bolster the competitiveness of existing businesses in Palau.

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    Womens' empowerment

    ILO supports the development of women trade union leaders in garment industry

    16 August 2023, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

    The ILO training programmes empower women trade unionists, encouraging them to assume leadership roles and support the recognition of women issues in company’s collective bargaining agreement.

  9. News

    Indonesian young workers are still vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and have limited access to social protection

    14 August 2023, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The joint study of ILO and YARSI University maps the vulnerability of young workers to HIV/AIDS and their access to social protection. The study recommends expanding the access of young workers to HIV education programme and social protection.

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    Sustainable development

    Bangladesh businesses constitute SDG Committees to accelerate Agenda 2030

    13 August 2023, Dhaka, Bangladesh

    The Bangladesh Private Sector Working Committee (BPSWC) unveiled its organizational structure and the members of its five working groups that will work with the Government and the UN to accelerate achievement of the SDGs.