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. 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.

  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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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).

  6. 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.

  7. 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].

  8. 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"

  9. 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.