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.
12 July 2016
French Indonesian actress, Mariana Renata, has joined forces with the ILO in promoting voluntary counselling and HIV testing for workers - the VCT@WORK Initiative.
13 June 2016
The provincial EEO Task Force is expected to play an active role in disseminating information related to EEO. The Task Force is also expected to raise the awareness of both workers and employers on the application of non-discrimination and equality at the workplace.
10 June 2016
Manipulating the age or borrowing another person’s diploma is not a secret for underage applicants who work in garment factories. They have to work to support their families although they have to face the harsh reality that as child labourers they do not have time to play, to go to school or to be a child.
07 June 2016
This year’s World Day against Child Labour is marked by a focus on child labour and supply chains. Taking the theme: “End Child Labour in Supply Chains”, the International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the United States Embassy in Jakarta, is organising an event on Wednesday, 8 June 2016, at @America, Jakarta, to increase awareness on the existence of the child labour in both production of goods and services for domestic markets and exports.
31 May 2016
The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020 will be launched on Tuesday, 31 May 2016, at Timor Hotel, Dili, Timor-Leste. The DWCP 2016-2020 serves as a framework to support Government of Timor-Leste to achieve its National Strategic Development Plan (SDP) 2011-2030.
30 May 2016
The ILO with support from the Government of Japan will conduct a regional programme titled “Promoting and Building Social Protection in Asia (3rd phase; 2016-2018): Extending Social Security Coverage in ASEAN”, aimed to generate better knowledge and expertise on extension of social security, and stimulate South-South cooperation across ASEAN Member States.
18 May 2016
As part of the efforts to promote food security and sustainable livelihoods of small-scale producers as well as agricultural workers and their families in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), the International Labour Organization (ILO) will organize a business forum for local cattle farmers titled “Building Business Networking for Cattle Farmers” in Kupang District, Kupang, NTT, on 18 May 2016.
30 April 2016
Indonesia recently celebrated the birth of the country’s new disability law with the enactment of Law No. 8/2016 on Persons with Disabilities on 18 April 2016. The Law marks a significant movement – if not historical – in shifting national’s perspective towards persons with disabilities from social-based to human rights-based approach.
29 April 2016
Most people may think that home is the safest place, but in fact there are many hazards and risks posed by domestic environment. These hazards and risks include, among others, case of fire, food poisoning, chemical substances, accidents and so forth.
28 April 2016
A series of video and photo story screenings on domestic workers and child domestic workers were conducted at various schools and universities in Greater Area of Jakarta, East Java, South Sulawesi, and Lampung since the beginning of this year to April 2016. The screenings have reached around 500 students, ranging from elementary to college students.