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  1. Press release

    COVID-19 disrupts education of over 70 per cent of youth

    12 August 2020,

  2. COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Employers and workers join forces to reinstate the past glory of Indonesian garment and footwear industries

    11 August 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The COVID-19 pandemic has threaten the health and livelihoods of workers and employers around the world, including Indonesia. The Indonesian employers and workers from the garment and footwear industries have opted to join forces to overcome the impact of the pandemic.

  3. COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Towards concerted efforts for business sustainability and protection of workers of garment and footwear industries

    10 August 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO facilitates dialogue among government, workers’ and employers’ organizations on strengthening the coordination and efforts to promote sustainability of business and protection of workers in garment and footwear industries.

  4. COVID-19: Stimulating employment and incomes

    Learning good practices in implementing “new normal” health protocol in the workplace

    08 August 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    As Indonesia has shifted from the “large scale measures of social distancing” to “new normal” phase, businesses gradually resume their operation. New protocols are needed to ensure workers’ health and safety at work while maintaining sustainable business operation.

  5. COVID-19

    ILO-supported guidelines for COVID-19 rolled out across workplaces

    05 August 2020,

    The document aims to help prevent the spread of the virus in the workplace, protect of workers’ health and ensure business continuity.

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    Child Labour

    ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

    04 August 2020,

    All 187 member States of the International Labour Organization (ILO) have ratified the ILO Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182).

  7. Social protection

    Factory women workers empowered with knowledge on health-related social security benefits in Viet Nam

    04 August 2020,

  8. Press release

    ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

    04 August 2020,

  9. COVID-19 and child labour

    Combating increased exploitation of children during the COVID-19 pandemic

    03 August 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia

    In conjunction with the commemoration of the National Children’s Day, relevant stakeholders, with support from the ILO, discussed intensified efforts to stop the exploitation of children in the country.

  10. Press release

    The European Union and National Authorising Officer visit Lariguto-Builale road linking agro-forestry communities of Timor-Leste

    31 July 2020, Viqueque Municipality, Timor-Leste

    The European Union (EU) supports ERA Agro-Forestry Project which provides sustainable livelihoods and access to markets to Timor-Leste’s rural agro-forestry communities through road access.