ILO in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

Welcome to the ILO Country Office for the Indonesia and Timor-Leste (CO-Jakarta) website. The ILO strives with partners to achieve decent work for all. It promotes social justice and internationally-recognized human and labour rights. More 
  • World Day against Child Labour

    Towards the urgent elimination of hazardous child labour

    “Children are more vulnerable to risk than adults. Urgent action is needed to ensure no child under the age of 18 is in hazardous child labour,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour. The spotlight of the World Day 2018 is on ending hazardous child labour. It is a priority in the wider ILO campaigns against child labour and for safe and healthy work for youth of legal working age

  • International Labour Conference

    Building a future with decent work

    The 107th International Labour Conference gets underway in Geneva, from 28 May to the 8 June 2018. This year's session brings together over 4,000 delegates from around the globe to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world of work today.

  • The launch of the national social protection report

    Timor-Leste identifies challenges and ways to advance its social protection for all

    Timor-Leste shows it is possible to offer substantial protection to citizens even in developing countries, but much can be done to improve coverage and effectiveness. The country has launched the national social protection report aimed to advance towards a modern, effective and efficient social protection system.

  • World Employment and Social Outlook 2018

    24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

    According to World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs, action to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will result in sufficient job creation to more than offset job losses of 6 million elsewhere.

  • Informal economy

    More than 68 per cent of the employed population in Asia-Pacific are in the informal economy

    A new ILO report shows that 1.3 billion people work informally in Asia-Pacific, comprising 65 per cent of the world’s informally employed. Most of them lack social protection, rights at work and decent working conditions.


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