News and press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO office in Jakarta and Timor-Leste. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each release. The most recent release is at the top.

2019

  1. © World Future Council 2019

    Awarding innovative policies to empower youth

    18 April 2019

    National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.

  2. ILO Jakarta Office celebrate the ILO 100

    11 April 2019

    ILO Jakarta Office is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ILO in Jakarta, Indonesia on 11 April.

  3. ILO welcomes Joint Statement of the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    05 April 2019

    On 4 to 5 April 2019, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) held its second Joint Dialogue on labour migration in Manila, The Philippines, supported by the ILO.

  4. Trade unions play an active role in improving SMEs’ productivity and competitiveness

    02 April 2019

    Under the SCORE programme in Indonesia, trade unions have been involved in promoting and improving the Indonesian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). They have been involved in SCORE’s capacity building activities since the beginning of the programme.

  5. ILO continue to engage more women in its project activities in Timor-Leste

    14 March 2019

    The 2019 International Women’s Day celebration in Timor-Leste coincided with the ILO's celebration of its 100th anniversary of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.

  6. Sensitizing journalists on quality apprenticeship

    13 March 2019

    To better engage journalists and media organizations on issues related to quality apprenticeship, the ILO organized a two-day media training that would be followed by a media fellowship programme.

  7. Indonesia continue to improve its labour inspection in fishing sector

    11 March 2019

    Fishing sector is considered as one of the important sectors for Indonesia. To ensure labour rights of fishing workforce, Indonesia continue to improve its labour inspection in the fishing sector, with support of the ILO.

  8. Indonesian youth speak up about future of work and OSH

    08 March 2019

    The ILO’s event provided an opportunity for young Indonesians to speak out. Sixty Indonesian youth shared their thoughts and insights about future of work and occupational safety and health (OSH).

  9. Shaping the future of occupational safety and health for young workers

    07 March 2019

    The world of work is undergoing major changes that will continue, and potentially intensify, in the future. The ILO seminar provided a venue for Indonesian millennial and the older generations to work together in dealing with the future of work and, at the same time, improving the protection of young workers in the country.

  10. Transforming the lives of Indonesian youth and refugee youth through entrepreneurship

    19 February 2019

    The joint entrepreneurship programme of the ILO and UNHCR has awakened the entrepreneurial spirits and enthusiasm of Indonesian youth and refugee youth. This joint programme was facilitated by Atma Jaya University and Dompet Dhuafa.