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: 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.

  2. Indonesia: Introducing the World of Work through Entrepreneurship

    15 April 2009

    This short film illustrates the initiatives and efforts, with support from the ILO, taken by the Career Assistance Centre (CAC) of the University of Surabaya in Surabaya, East Java, to help young people to choose a suitable career and to assist the Provincial Manpower Office in developing facilities for job seekers. It shows their efforts to assist young people in seeking job opportunities online and to develop professional job applications.

  3. Indonesia: Promoting self-employment for young people

    10 April 2009

    The short film captures the experiences of Lapenkop (a training institution) in Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur. It illustrates the teaching-learning activities between the trainers and the trainees, hopes and dreams of the trainers and the trainees, challenges faced by the trainers and trainees, the impact to the trainees. It also captures the success stories of the Lapenkop graduates and how they improve their lives as well as how they start businesses.

  4. Indonesia: Unlocking the Potentials - Profile of a Young Entrepreneur

    05 April 2009

    This short film tells the story of young entrepreneur, Wahyu Aditya. Winner of the 2007 International Young Creative Entrepreneur of the Year award from the British Council, the film captures his journey to become a successful entrepreneur of a film animation company, Hello;Motion. It shows the challenges he faced, the strategies he applied, his hopes and dreams for the future, and his aim to inspire other young people.


  1. Multimedia on HIV and migration

    31 December 2008

    Produced jointly with the funding through the HIV and AIDS and Indonesian Migrant Workers Project, ILO Jakarta. Voice in Bahasa Indonesia; subtitle in English.


  1. Preparing youth for work through apprenticeships (PT. PAL) (only in Bahasa)

    12 December 2006

    This short film illustrates the efforts made by the ILO together with PT PAL in Surabaya, East Java, in reducing the gap between the world of school to the world of work through an internship program, where children who do apprenticeship can recognize the real world of work and no longer awkward to apply their knowledge.

  2. The Sweet Taste of Success

    19 October 2006

    Out of the destruction and tragedy of the December 2004 Tsunami, people like Asriana have overcome grief and financial ruin to start life anew. A business training course run by the ILO in Banda Aceh, has helped Asriana develop her business skills and turn a donut-making enterprise into a success.

  3. Migrant workers, the Long Way Home (part 2)

    12 October 2006

    This film describes the experience of Indonesian domestic workers working in Singapore and Malaysia. Audio in English.

  4. Migrant workers, the Long Way Home (part 1)

    12 October 2006

    This film describes the experience of Indonesian domestic workers working in Singapore and Malaysia. Audio in English.

  5. Philippines and Indonesia: Child Labour in Footwear Industry

    20 July 2006

    The footwear industry in Indonesia and the Philippines is a source of income for many poor families. An ILO training program encourages them to have safer workplaces and to send their children to school.

  6. Indonesia: Pekerja Anak Jermal di Medan

    20 May 2006

    The short film captured the dangerous lives of children working on jermal platforms, engaged in hazardous works and exposed to unsafe working conditions, risk of drowning, long working hours (between 12-20 hours per day), and three months of isolation from their families. They were also vulnerable of physical and sexual abuses from adult coworkers or employers. The film also showed efforts taken by the ILO through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) to eliminate jermal children. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  7. Indonesian Domestic Workers

    15 May 2006

    Every year nearly 400,000 domestic workers leave Indonesia to work abroad. For most the experience is positive, allowing them to earn many times what they would earn at home. Hidden from public view in private homes however, domestic workers can be targets of exploitation and abuse as ILO TV reports.

  8. Indonesia: Peran Polisi dalam Hubungan Industrial

    01 May 2006

    The short film captured joint efforts taken by the Indonesian National Police, in collaboration with the ILO through the ILO/USA Declaration Police Training Project, to enhance police capacity and understanding in handling industrial disputes and promote the ILO fundamental principles and rights at work, in particular the principles on freedom of association and collective bargaining. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  9. Indonesia: Kembali Bekerja - Respons ILO terhadap Tsunami di Aceh

    01 March 2006

    This short film documents the ILO's programme to assist people who were affected by the 2004 tsunami in Aceh to find work. The programme includes delivering skills training, helping to open employment centres, involving people in reconstruction and rehabilitation works, and improving the capacity of local organizations in employment-related matters. After the tsunami, unemployment in Aceh jumped from 6.8 per cent to more than 30 per cent. (This film is only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  10. Indonesia: Anak-anak yang Berisiko Terlibat dalam Perdagangan Narkoba di Jakarta

    01 March 2006

    The short film documented efforts taken to break the vicious cycle of drugs trafficking involving under aged children by the ILO through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour. The efforts were targeted to parents and children from poor urban communities. Children involved in drug trafficking were mostly drug users or ex users and became involved in the sale, production and trafficking of drugs between the ages of 13 and 15. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  11. Indonesian Furniture Industry

    07 February 2006

    For years, environmentalists have worried about the deforestation of jungles in Indonesia that supply precious woods for garden furniture in the West. But along with these natural resources, a centuries-old livelihood is also under threat as ILO TV explains.



    12 July 2004

    Coal mining is a difficult, dangerous job, rarely associated with good labour relations. But at one of the largest mines in Indonesia, natural resources are being exploited by a human resources director who puts people first. She enlisted the help of the International Labour Organization in training workers about their rights. As ILO TV now reports, the mine has seen output soar.


  1. Adidas in Indonesia

    25 July 2003

    World sportswear giant Adidas has been working with the PT Dada factory in Indonesia amid concern about conditions in Asian garment factories in the face of increasing globalization. The company is working with the International Labour Organization to improve working conditions in the factory has become a model in the region of good labour-management relations. ILO TV has the details.