Events and training on labour migration

June 2012

  1. TOT on Improving Knowledge on Legal and Safe Labour Migration for Provincial Resource Persons

    4 - 9 June 2012

    The aim of the training is to equip provincial resource persons with knowledge about safe and legal migration so they can conduct training for other staff at the provincial, district, commune and village levels. They also will be able to conduct other activities at migrant workers' resource centers in their provinces.

May 2012

  1. Migrants’ Rights: Female migrants and Domestic workers

    10 - 11 May 2012

    Technical meeting within the framework of the Africa-EU Partnership on Migration, Mobility and Employment (MME. The ILO will address issues pertaining to challenges and initiatives of protection of the rights of female migrants and domestic workers as well as the Social Protection Floor Initiative.

March 2012

  1. Awareness-Raising Activity on the Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers: Series of Thematic Discussions on Migrant Workers Issue

    13 - 27 March 2012

    For this particular program, ILO Combating Forced Labour and Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers and SMART FM opt 3 (three) topics for series of discussions on the issue of labour migration. The topics are Policy development, Economic Empowerment of Indonesian Migrant Workers and the Rights of Health: HIV/AIDS related issues on Labour Migration.

  2. Provincial Awareness Raising Events: Media Briefings and Broadcast Events on Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    7 - 26 March 2012

    To address these issues, it is crucial for the media to focus and influence attitudes on domestic workers’ conditions among decision-makers, employers and the public in general.

October 2011

  1. Interactive Talkshow: “The Long Journey of Justice for Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    5 October 2011

    As the second largest sending country, some 700.000 documented Indonesian migrant workers leave the country for work abroad, primarily in East and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. Of these, 78 per cent work as domestic workers. In 2009, around 4.3 million Indonesians were estimated to be working abroad.

  2. Photo Exhibition on Migrant Workers - “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    2 - 5 October 2011

    As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the ILO in collaboration with Sim Chi Yin, a Singaporean photojournalist who is now based in Beijing, China, have developed a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers.”

September 2011

  1. Launch of Photo Essay on Migrant Workers - “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    29 September 2011

    As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is going to launch a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers” in Jakarta.

August 2011

  1. Judicial Colloquium on Human Trafficking and Forced Labour for Magistrates

    7 - 9 August 2011

    The programme will include sessions on international labour standards and conventions relating to human trafficking and forced labour, domestic law and amendments on the subject, prosecutions, victims and psychological impact etc. This programme is being developed in consultation with the Ministry of Justice and the Judges Training Institute.

July 2011

  1. AP-MagNet discussion forum on public attitudes to migrant workers

    20 July - 10 August 2011

  2. National Stakeholder Workshop on Protecting Indonesian Migrant Workers and Their Families against Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities

    19 July 2011

    Migrant workers, particularly women migrant workers, are disproportionately at risk of becoming infected by HIV. This is evident through the increased number of HIV cases recorded among migrant workers. The Association of Hospital and Medical Center for Indonesian Manpower, HIPTEK, reported 174 HIV cases among 162.000 prospective migrant workers tested at 10 big health test centres in 2010. The NGO Caring of Migrant Workers reported handling 50 HIV cases among deported migrant workers in 2010.