Video and audio stories

The ILO Country Office for Indonesia (CO-Jakarta) produces a range of video products, including news stories, interviews, and other promotional films. Click on the relevant link to view each story. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of materials should be sent by email.

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  1. Indonesia: Opening remarks by Director of ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste (CO-Jakarta)

    04 October 2011

    On Tuesday, 4 October 2011, Peter van Rooij, Director CO-Jakarta spoke via video message to the participants of the Technical Seminar on the Impact and Lessons Learnt on School to Work Transition (The Closing Seminar of ILO-EAST Project) at Crown Plaza, Jakarta, Indonesia (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  2. Indonesia: Pelajaran dari Proyek ILO-EAST

    04 October 2011

    Video ini menampilkan dampak dan pengalaman mengenai transisi dari sekolah ke dunia kerja, yang menjadi bagian dari seminar penutupan proyek ILO mengenai Pendidikan dan Pelatihan Keterampilan untuk Ketenagakerjaan Muda (ILO-EAST) yang diselenggarakan di Jakarta. Didanai Pemerintah Belanda, proyek ILO-EAST ini berjalan sejak tahun 2008.

  3. Indonesia: Education and Skills Training for Youth Employment

    01 October 2011

    The short film shows a variety of the activities related to the ILO under its Education and Skills Training for Youth Employment (EAST) activities in school in South Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara Timur and Papua. The film captures the positive impact, in particular in terms of skills improvement and attitude change, in the following school programmes: participatory teaching programme, life skills activities, job and education counseling, and KAB entrepreneurship education programme.

  4. Indonesia: Young Entrepreneurs

    20 August 2011

    The video highlights Start and Improve Your Business training programmes conducted under the ILO-EAST Project in Makassar, Kupang and Papua. The video captures the journey of young entrepreneurs in the three areas covered by the Project.

  5. Timor-Leste: Deolinda's story

    01 August 2011

    The ILO and the Government of Timor-Leste, supported by the Australian Government - ILO Partnership Agreement, is helping young Timorese find decent, productive work. See how the Youth Employment Promotion Programme (YEP) helped one young woman, Deolinda, start her own business.

  6. H.E. Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia, Addresses 100th International Labour Conference

    14 June 2011

    The President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has called for a global coalition to tackle youth employment in an address to a special session of the 100th International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva. The President called on delegates to work together to prevent increasing unemployment among young people, saying this would be critical to creating a new era of social justice.

  7. SCORE - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises in Indonesia (Part 2/2)

    10 January 2011

    Does increasing enterprise competitiveness come at the expense of better working conditions? The ILO's SCORE project in Indonesia demonstrates that the opposite is true: Enterprises trained by the project have become more productive and quality-oriented as working conditions have improved. For more information visit

  8. SCORE - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises in Indonesia (Part 1/2)

    10 January 2011

    Does increasing enterprise competitiveness come at the expense of better working conditions? The ILO's SCORE project in Indonesia demonstrates that the opposite is true: Enterprises trained by the project have become more productive and quality-oriented as working conditions have improved. For more information visit


  1. Indonesia: The hidden diamond from the Baliem Valley

    10 November 2010

    The documentary portrays the success of the women of Wamena in Papua who actively contribute to their communities' economic livelihoods. It also shares the lessons learn on how the capacity building activities introduced by the programme strengthened entrepreneurship skills among partner community members, particularly women, to manage their enterprises effectively and generate greater and self employment opportunities.

  2. Global Voices: How the Crisis Has Affected You

    13 September 2010

    ILO TV interviews entrepreneurs, young people, unemployed people, employers and workers from around the world asking "how has the crisis affected you?". The collection of voices was shown at the 13 September joint ILO-IMF conference "The Challenges of Growth, Employment and Social Cohesion" in Oslo.

  3. Indonesia - Domestic Workers: Part 6 Working contract

    28 April 2010

    A fair contract, which understandable and agreed by both employer and domestic worker, is a fundamental aspect for protecting the rights of domestic workers as enjoyed by other groups of workers. Even though at the moment the existence of a working contract between domestic worker and employer sounds like an alien idea, this video shows us how some employers, including Indonesia entertainment stars such as Shanaz Haque and Farhan, can correctly emphasize the need of a working contract which will benefit not only a domestic worker but an employer as well.

  4. Indonesia - Domestic Workers: Part 5 Health

    27 April 2010

    At the moment, there is no Government's health care program for domestic workers in Indonesia, and yet, it does not make Riris Sarumpaet, an employer, ignores the need of taking good care of the health condition of her domestic worker. This video shows us how in such situation, where domestic workers has no guarantee of their social security, the employers still need to pay attention to the health condition of their domestic workers as part of ways for respecting the employment relationship between the two.

  5. Indonesia - Domestic Workers: Part 4 Working environment

    26 April 2010

    As other workers, a domestic workers need to work in a situation where they fully understand and enjoy the respect and fulfilment of their rights; a situation where their duty can be done properly without avoiding respect to their needs as human being. The implementation of a decent working hour, rest time, and other employment aspects would create a good working environment for both domestic worker and his/her employer.

  6. Indonesia - Domestic Workers: Part 3 Overtime

    25 April 2010

    This video, through the characters of Mirdalena and Aliyah, gives the example of how an employer respects her domestic worker by providing her over time fee. The employer pays the overtime every time she needs her domestic workers' assistance longer than the regular working hours and on holidays. In the context of Indonesia, and in the absence of working hour regulation for domestic workers as it should be, this video has a message which in line with ILO's role for creating decent work for all with regard to overtime.

  7. Indonesia - Domestic Workers: Part 2 Salary

    24 April 2010

    While other workers have different set of minimum wage standards for their income, there is no standard yet in Indonesia for the salary of domestic workers. In the meantime, it is heavily depend on the employer's generosity. In this circumstances, and as part of the campaign and program of the ILO for creating decent work for all, this video has a main message for the viewers: the work load and the need of the domestic workers and his/her family have to be considered wisely when setting up the salary level of the domestic worker.

  8. Indonesia - Domestic Workers: Part 1 Myths

    23 April 2010

    In Indonesia, most households consider the relationship between domestic workers and employers as a non-employment relationship. If you ask them, many will answer that it is more as a "family relationship" rather than an employment-relationship. Without opposing the positive meaning of "family relationship", this video emphasizes that beyond the personal relationship and approach, however, domestic worker's rights as workers should be respected and protected as it is applies to others workers, as clearly promoted by Atiqah Hasiholan, an Indonesian young female rising movie star.

  9. Indonesia: The Maluku Youth Sailing the Sea

    01 April 2010

    The short film highlights the youth employment project in the Aru Island of Maluku, showing that the skills of unemployed youths in the remote area could be improved through an integrated training approach. The trainings, in turn, helped them to get a job in a big fishery company. The project applied an integrated 4 in 1 approach and promoted good synergy among local government, NGO, company and trade union.


  1. Timor-Leste: Getting People to Work and Work to People

    01 June 2009

    The documentary shows efforts taken by the ILO's Skills Training for Gainful Employment Programme (STAGE) to boost the employability of the people of Timor-Leste, promote gainful employment, especially in rural areas, reduce poverty and promote economic growth. This programme is funded by the European Commission, as part of a larger UN programme on rural development managed by UNDP.

  2. Indonesia: Skills Training for Young Women and Men

    20 April 2009

    This short film talks about a computer job training program for young people in Makassar, Indonesia. It illustrates the teaching-learning activities of the trainers and the trainees, their hopes and dreams, the challenges they face, and the impact on the trainees. It also captures the success stories of the Lapenkop graduates, how they are improving their lives and how they are starting their own businesses.

  3. Indonesia: Enhancing Entrepreneurship Culture in Education

    15 April 2009

    This short film looks at the learning-teaching activities at SMK Santo Yosef Menuk, a Senior High School in Atambua, Nusa Tenggara Timur province, in Indonesia. It shows how the school promotes entrepreneurship as a future career option and its impact on students.