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.
22 November 2016
Food insecurity is one of the most significant development constraints in Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) Province of Indonesia. Food availability is significantly impacted by severe agro-climatic conditions and seasonality. Some efforts have been taken to assist the Government of NTT in promoting agricultural production and in adopting measures for its farmers.
16 November 2016
The International Labour Organization (ILO) will organize an Industrial Relations Forum titled “Sustainable and Responsible Business Enterprises within Enterprises: Pathways to Enhancing Industrial Relations in Indonesia” on Wednesday, 16 November 2016, in Jakarta.
15 November 2016
Multinational enterprises are the principal drivers of globalization and through their operations influence the working and living conditions of people worldwide. Therefore, they have a vital role to play in promoting economic and social progress.
07 November 2016
The world of work is undergoing a major process of change. There are several forces transforming it, from the onward march of technology , the impact of, and responses to climate change, to the changing character of production and employment, to name a few.
02 November 2016
The world is facing a growing youth unemployment crisis, including Indonesia. In many economies, young people are 2.8 times likely to be unemployed than adults but in Indonesia youth are 4.6 times more likely to be unemployed than their adult counterparts.
31 October 2016
Through knowledge-sharing events presenting inspiring stories by inspiring young speakers, Indonesian youth can further learn how to understand themselves better and to continue pursuing their passion and dreams. The ILO has a long standing commitment to promote decent work for youth.
29 October 2016
Today’s young people are known as the best educated generation ever and have clear ideas about fulfilling their aspirations at work and in society. However, the world is facing a growing youth unemployment crisis. In many economies, young people are 2.8 times likely to be unemployed than adults but in Indonesia youth are 4.6 times more likely to be unemployed than their adult counterparts.
24 October 2016
The Government of Timor-Leste, with support from the ILO, conducted a two day Seminar for the Development of the National Social Protection Strategy in Timor-Leste in October. The Seminar was conducted in the same week as the National Parliament of Timor-Leste passed the law for the creation of the country’s first contributory social security schemes.
Commemorating the 71th Anniversary of the UN: Enhancing multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable development in Indonesia
24 October 2016
The International Labour Organization (ILO) participated in an interactive discussion, titled “Indonesia-UN Collaborative Actions: Enhancing Multi-Stakeholder Partnership for Sustainable Development”, in Jakarta on 24 October. The discussion was part of the joint celebration of the 71th anniversary of the United Nations and marked the first year of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Progress and potential: Improved working conditions in the apparel industry make workers’ lives better and businesses stronger
06 October 2016
An independent review of the Better Work programme shows significant gains in quality of life for workers in factories they advise, as well as enhanced productivity and profitability for those businesses involved.