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.
The importance of strengthening social protection systems to cope with the impact of Covid-19 on the world of work
20 April 2020
The rapid spread of COVID-19 has not only caused millions of confirmed cases and hundreds of thousands death worldwide, but also brought significant impact on the economy, employment and social affairs.
13 April 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has hit small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and their workers hard, including in Indonesia. So what do SMEs need and what has worked in previous calamities to help them survive? Here are our top five policy options.
07 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on working hours and earnings, globally. A new ILO report highlights some of the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.
02 April 2020
Newly released guidelines can help employers strengthen support for families during the pandemic
30 March 2020
New guidelines issued by ILO and UNICEF call on enterprises to do more to support working families during the pandemic.
09 March 2020
The Government of Indonesia is in the process of setting up an unemployment benefit scheme to better protect the workers from any involuntary resignation cases. To find the most suitable mechanism for Indonesia, the government and other related stakeholders learnt good practices from other Asian countries.
03 March 2020
Experts from five countries share their experiences in providing protection against unemployment as lessons learnt for Indonesia.
11 February 2020
The ILO in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland in Indonesia hosted a joint event to inspire more girls and women to join STEM related fields. Five young women in STEM shared their journeys and aspirations.
07 February 2020
As women workers are employed predominantly in jobs requiring low science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills, they are 1.2 times more likely to be employed in an occupation at high risk of automation across all industries.
05 February 2020
The joint entrepreneurship programme of the ILO and UNHCR has continued to the second batch of young, enthusiast entrepreneurs. They were ready to develop and expand their businesses.