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. New report

    World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015

    Launched in Geneva, 20 January 2015

    Formerly entitled Global Employment Trends, the World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015 includes a forecast of global unemployment levels and explains the factors behind this trend, including continuing inequality and falling wage shares. It looks at the drivers of the rising middle class in the developing world as well as the risk of social unrest, especially in areas of elevated youth unemployment. The report addresses structural factors shaping the world of work, including an aging population and shifts in the skills sought by employers.

  2. Publication

    Women in Business and Management: Gaining momentum

    Geneva, 12 January 2015

    This report brings together available data and ILO statistics to provide a comprehensive, up to-date and global picture of women in the business world and in management positions.
    [Indonesia is mentioned 35 times in this report].

  3. Statement

    International Migrants Day - Joint statement by ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

    18 December 2014

    "Refusing to give migrants and their families access to education, health-care and adequate housing is both morally indefensible and practically short-sighted (...) No society can develop its true potential when legal, social or political barriers prevent entire segments of the population, such as migrants, from contributing"

  4. Press release

    Trade unions to promote decent work for domestic workers and elimination of child domestic labor

    Yogyakarta-Indonesia, 15 - 17 December 2014

    Key trade unions representatives from 11 countries will gather at the Regional Trade Union Workshop in Yogyakarta, to discuss innovative ways to reduce child domestic labor through the promotion of decent work for domestic workers.

  5. Events

    The Visit of Director General of the ILO to Indonesia and Timor-Leste

    Indonesia (Jakarta, Kupang, Bali) and Dili-Timor-Leste, 10-16 December 2014

    The Director General of the ILO, Mr Guy Ryder, will visit to Indonesia and Timor-Leste from 10 to 16 December 2014. This is the first time that a Director General of the ILO comes to both countries. This is an important momentum for the ILO as well as Indonesia and Timor-Leste. They provide an opportunity to discuss and examine labour and employment issues at both global and national levels.

  6. New global report

    Asia-Pacific wage growth dynamic but uneven, new ILO report says

    Launched in Geneva, 5 December 2014

    The Asia and Pacific Supplement looks at the region in more detail. It includes special sections on Asia’s garment sector, China’s private enterprises, Thailand’s manufacturing sector, India’s rural workers and the Pacific Island countries.

  7. Workshop

    Enumerator Training: Mapping of Homeworkers, Home-based Workers and Workers with Disabilities

    Indonesia (Medan-North Sumatra and Surabaya-East Java), 4 - 18 December 2014

    Recognizing that it is important to promote decent work for all, including for people with disabilities, it is imperative to collect data on the prevalence, characteristics and working conditions of homeworkers including homeworkers with disabilities in order to document and understand the barriers to decent work that they experience.

  8. Seminar

    Launching of Media Guidelines on Disability

    Jakarta-Indonesia, 3 December 2014

    The media can play an important role in removing some barriers in daily lives of persons with disabilities – physical, attitudinal, legal, regulatory, communication – to encourage full participation of persons with disabilities in society and to develop their potential in achieving equal rights and opportunities.

  9. Seminar

    Launching of the ILO Design Study of the Single Referral System for the Extension of Social Protection in Indonesia

    Jakarta-Indonesia, 2 December 2014

    Indonesia is moving towards an integrated social protection system. The Indonesian constitution recognizes the right to social security for all and the responsibility of the state in the development of social security. Law No.24/2011 on the National Social Security System mandates the extension of social security coverage to the whole population in the categories of health, work injury, old age pension, old-age lump-sum, and funeral benefit.

  10. Workshop

    Technical Workshop Maize Development for Farmers in Nusa Tenggara Timur

    Kupang-Nusa Tenggara Timur-Indonesia, 27 - 28 November 2014

    As part of the Decent work for food security project, a participatory model for value chain development for decent work and sustainable rural development has been introduced in 13 communities/villages in Kupang district. Thus, the main objective of the workshop is to improve the capacity of 120 maize farmers in Takari and Amabi Oefeto sub districts.