ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste (CO-Jakarta)

The ILO Country Office for Indonesia (CO-Jakarta) is responsible for the ILO's programmes and activities in Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Labour and employment issues are at the top of the development agenda in both countries, calling for substantive ILO support.

What's new

  1. International Women’s Day 2015

    ILO: Progress on gender equality at work remains inadequate

    8 Mach 2015

    While there have been many achievements on gender equality since the Beijing Declaration on women rights was signed by 189 governments in 1995, many challenges remain, including a motherhood pay gap.

  1. Meeting

    Second Regional Meeting on the Protection of Migrant Fishers: ASEAN Review of ‘Guidelines on Flag State Inspection of Working and Living Conditions on Board Fishing Vessels’

    Jakarta-Indonesia, 28 - 29 April 2015

    The meeting will further discuss more detailed cooperation; present the international standards and instruments on work in fishing, share national policy and legislative developments, and procedures related to flag State and port State controls; and provide inputs from the region to the development of the draft Guidelines on Flag State Inspection of Working and Living Conditions on Board Fishing Vessels on implementation of Convention 188.

  2. Workshop

    Workshop on Quality Apprenticeships and Youth Employment

    Jakarta, 3-5 March 2015

    Escaping the middle-income trap by investment in skills development is one of Indonesia's most eminent policy challenges. Skills development is featured in the national five year development plan (RPJMN 2015-19) and an integral component of the current Decent Work Country Programme.

  3. Event

    Dialogue with Trade Unions on Quality Apprenticeships

    Jakarta, 2 March 2015

    Trade unions play a key role in the design and implementation of apprenticeships in countries with successful apprenticeships. Their involvement is crucial in safeguarding decent working/training conditions of apprentices.

  4. Meeting

    National Meeting of Labour Migration Data Focal Points

    Jakarta-Indonesia, 2 March 2015

    National level meetings are held in three countries to assist their contribution to the International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) third phase, which will commence in July 2015. Before held in Indonesia, Lao PDR (18th February) and Cambodia (27th February) will also have the meeting.

  5. Workshop

    Trade Union Capacity Building Training on Trade Union Administration

    Bandung, 26-28 February 2015

    Improving labour standards in the global supply chains is an important part of a pro-poor development strategy. Ensuring that workers’ rights and entitlements are protected would help distribute the benefits of trade. In order to take advantage of these opportunities, the ILO and the IFC collaborate in developing the Better Work programme for better labour standards in global supply chains and extending the coverage to Indonesia.

  6. Workshop

    UNECOSOC 2015 Integration Segment - "Achieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all": Indonesia country level consultation

    Jakarta-Indonesia, 24-25 February 2015

    For 2015, the Integration Segment is being organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO). It aims to bring together key stakeholders to focus on how the creation of good quality jobs could be a tool for promoting the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, and to identify policy choices and possible trade-offs that could arise from an integrated approach.

  7. Workshop

    Identifying, Organizing and Advocating Women Homeworkers and Women Workers with Disabilities: Building Consensus on the Way Forward

    Surabaya-East Java-Indonesia, 10-12 February 2015

    In order to address common challenges in implementing the initiatives, as well as facilitate sharing among stakeholders on lessons learned and good practices in organizing and advocating women homeworkers, a Knowledge Sharing Workshop is organized at the national level. This workshop shall support the development of consensus among constituents and stakeholders on the way forward for the Project.

  8. Seminar

    Regional Development, Infrastructure and Decent Work: An IRSAM Analysis Seminar

    Jakarta-Indonesia, 29 January 2015

    In the context of the ILO’s Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, which provides scope for assisting Members in strengthening their research capacity, empirical knowledge and understanding of how the strategic objectives of employment, social protection, social dialogue and rights at work interact with each other to contribute to inclusive development, the ILO and the Government of Indonesia have undertaken a number of activities related to employment modelling to better understand how to promote employment in Indonesia.

  9. Workshop

    Training of Trainers for Implementing Partners and Homeworker Group Leaders on Advocacy, Organizing, Legal Literacy, Leadership and Gender

    Yogyakarta-Indonesia, 24 - 31 January 2015

    The ILO MAMPU Project aims to improve access to employment and decent work for poor, vulnerable and marginalized women in conditions of equality in Indonesia. The Project Phase 2 has been implemented since February 2014 by engaging 4 partner non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and 6 partner trade unions (TUs).