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.
Tanah Karo-North Sumatra-Indonesia, 22 June - 1 July 2015
The Sinabung Recovery Support Programme (SIRESUP) is a joint initiative of the Government of Indonesia and the key UN agencies (UNDP, FAO, and ILO) in supporting the post-disaster recovery of the regions affected by the 2013 Mt. Sinabung volcanic eruptions in Karo District of North Sumatra.
Jakarta-Indonesia, 17 June 2015
Home work is not a new phenomenon in Indonesia and although national statistics on the prevalence of home work do not exist, a number of focused studies in East Java reveal that significant numbers of women and men are engaged in this type of work. The term ‘homeworker’ is used to refer to industrial outworkers who carry out paid work from their home, for firms/business or their intermediaries, typically on a piece-rate basis.
ILO – Kampung Halaman Foundation to launch a series of videos and photos on domestic workers by Indonesian youth in Makasssar
Makassar-Indonesia, 16 June 2015
To promote the rights of domestic workers, the ILO in collaboration with Kampung Halaman Foundation (YKH), will launch a series of video diaries and photo stories titled “Fom Youth to Youth: Nine Stories of Our Friendship with Domestic Workers” on Tuesday, 15 June 2015, at Panakukkang XXI, Panakukkang Mall, Makassar. These video diaries and photo stories are part the campaign to promote decent work for domestic workers and elimination of child domestic labour.
ILO – Kampung Halaman Foundation to launch a series of videos and photos on domestic workers by Indonesian youth
Jakarta-Indonesia, 12 June 2015
Domestic workers represent the single largest group of female salaried workers contributing to the households of others in their own country or abroad. Despite of the importance of the role of domestic workers, domestic work is still not recognized as work. Since their work is done in private households, which are not considered work places in many countries, their employment relationship is not addressed in national labour laws or other legislation, denying them recognition as workers entitled to labour protection.
Jakarta-Indonesia, 11 June 2015
The World Day against Child Labour is expected to draw attention of the policy makers to ensure access to quality education for all and investment in the teaching profession, social protection to enables access to education, health care and nutrition, that all plays a critical role in the fight against child labour.
Series of Events
Jakarta-Indonesia, 5-16 June 2015
The ILO through its Decent Work for Domestic Workers to End Child Domestic Work (PROMOTE) Project, funded by the United States Department of Labour (USDOL), and the Combating Child Labour through Skills Training for Older Children, funded by the Government of Netherlands, will conduct a series of activities to commemorate the World Day at the national level in Indonesia. These activities are part of a series of activities conducted by the ILO and its partners to highlight national efforts against child labour, particularly its worst forms.
Geneva, 1-13 June 2015
Held every year in Geneva, Switzerland, in the month of June, attended by the member States of the ILO. Each member State is represented by a delegation consisting of two government delegates, an employer delegate, a worker delegate, and their respective advisers.
Joint Press Release
The Partnership Agreement Signing Ceremony between the Ministry of Villages, Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration of the Republic of Indonesia, ILO, and FAO on DW4FS-SRD programme in NTT
Jakarta-Indonesia, 29 May 2015
Today, Indonesia’s Minister of Villages, Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration signed a Partnership Agreement with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in support of a “Decent Work for Food and Sustainable Rural Development (DW4FS-SRD)” programme in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province.
Development self-monitoring tool of working condition for domestic worker to improve living and OSH condition in domestic work
Jakarta-Indonesia, 20-22 May 2015
The ILO has developed a practical method to support workplace initiatives based on self-help voluntary actions, namely Participatory Action-Oriented Training (PAOT). It helps carrying out immediate improvements in occupational safety and health (OSH) and their working conditions by using locally available resources.
Launched in Geneva, 19 May 2015
The World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 finds that, among countries with available data, three quarters of workers are employed on temporary or short-term contracts, in informal jobs often without any contract, under own-account arrangements or in unpaid family jobs.