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.
31 January 2020
The training is part of the European Union funded programme “Enhancing Rural Access Agro-Forestry Project ERA”.
29 January 2020
The ILO with support from the Fast Retailing Co. Ltd commenced a new project to help Indonesia developing an effective mechanism for the unemployed through employment insurance, re-skilling and up-skilling programme and improved public employment service.
21 January 2020
The ILO conducted a training workshop with members of a union-supported cooperative in Timor-Leste on how to establish cooperatives based on community needs and how to put cooperative principles into practice.
18 December 2019
The advancement of digitalization and technology has eliminated time and space boundaries, providing an opportunity for people living in rural areas to have a greater access to good quality training at an affordable cost through distance and e-learning.
18 December 2019
Despite their positive contribution, public attitudes towards migrant workers remain unfavourable in ASEAN destination countries, new ILO and UN Women study reveals.
12 December 2019
Rapid industrial change due to digitalization and automation is inevitable. While digitalization and automation have eliminated many technical jobs, they have created new jobs that require a new set of soft skills beyond technical. Companies need to recognize the skills of the future in the areas digitalization and automation cannot do well.
09 December 2019
In conjunction with the commemoration of the International Disability Day 2019, the ILO continues to promote equal employment opportunities and inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities.
05 December 2019
To commemorate ‘16 Days of Activism’ against Gender-based Violence, UN Women and ILO today launched a Training Module on Coordinated Quality Services for Frontline Service Providers which provides guidelines for responding to women migrant workers experiencing gender-based violence (GBV).
02 December 2019
As a follow-up to its National OSH Profile, Indonesia under its Ministry of Manpower is now in the process of preparing of Presidential Decree on National OSH Programme 2020-2024 to drive sustainable OSH development and implementation in the next five years.
Migrating in ASEAN with a mobile phone: Gender gaps are not only in migrants’ salaries, but also in digital access
29 November 2019
The increasingly widespread access to and use of the Internet in the ASEAN region has meant that more migrant workers are now seeking information using social media platforms. However, obtaining accurate and reliable information is still a challenge, not to mention gender gaps in digital access that women migrant workers face.