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.
26 October 2020
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to strain economies across the globe, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are among the hardest hit. The ILO’s SCORE marketing and social media training programme help them regaining their businesses.
21 October 2020
The ILO continue to support efforts taken by Indonesia to tackle skills mismatch and to promote greater involvement of industries in skills development. The pilot programmes will be targeted tourism and ICT sectors.
19 October 2020
Following the successful training of the first batch, the ILO together with the Ministry of Manpower has continued the online learning programme for instructors of the technical and vocational education and training (TVETs) centers with increased number of participants and enhanced training materials.
15 October 2020
Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.
13 October 2020
Employment opportunities in the field information and communication technology (ICT) continue to grow along with rapid development of technology. The ILO encourages more women to take part in this field.
Indonesia launches its Decent Work Country Programme 2020-2025 (DWCP) as a response to the fast changing world of work
30 September 2020
As a response to the fast changes in the world of work, including the changing of employment regulations, Indonesia identified three employment priorities to realize decent work in the country.
The ERA Agro-Forestry Project closes 3rd Batch training programme and launches new trial contracts in Timor-Leste
23 September 2020
The training of contractors, engineers and supervisors is critical in facilitating access and market linkages within rural agroforestry communities in Timor-Leste. The ILO in partnership with the Ministry of Public Works has implemented this with support from the European Union (EU).
23 September 2020
A new ILO analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 reveals a “massive” drop in labour income and a fiscal stimulus gap that threatens to increase inequality between richer and poorer countries.
22 September 2020
As technology takes over the world, companies are turning to social media in hiring and recruiting their employees. Good personal branding, thus, can help youth to land their first employment or business opportunities.
21 September 2020
The ILO in collaboration with Directorate for Roads, Bridges and Flood Control (DRBFC) signed contracts with 10 local contractors as part of implementation of US$ 550,000 ILO Regular Budget Supplementary Account (RBSA) COVID-19 Response funding.