31 October 2014
Private sector holds an important role in creating and maintaining a sustainable programmes and policie sthat will protect the rights of their workers, including protecting them from HIV tranmissions. ILO works to engage private sectors to raise awareness and convince enteprises to take part in the initiatve, promote early HIV detection to their workers and provide refferal system for workers who test positive.
16 - 17 October 2014
The workshop is conducted aimed at promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities alongside non-disabled people in programmes and services relating to employment promotion and economic and social development. I
13 - 14 October 2014
The workshop is conducted for better inclusion of persons with disabilities as beneficiaries of government’s programmes and projects, and for increased general knowledge and understanding on disability rights.
ACTRAV Symposium on the role of trade unions in the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Asia- Pacific region
1 - 3 October 2014
35 Union leaders from 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific will participate in the Symposium to place greater emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health and promote collective bargaining in the region.
Consultation/Validation Workshop on the Implementation of Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN countries
24 - 26 September 2014
Consultation/Validation Workshop on the Implementation of Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN countries was held on 24-26 September 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. This workshop is a follow up workshop from previous activities undertaken by the ILO to support the establishment of a regional skills and qualification frameworks. The workshop will present priority occupations identified by the AMS to employers’ and workers’ organizations for their validation. The workshop also plans to develop a tripartite action plan that will lead to the formation of a mutual skills recognition mechanism between AMS to achieve the free flow of skilled labor, one of the goals of the ASEAN Economic Community.
23 September 2014
The dual problem facing poor young men and women in Indonesia today is that they have difficulties with the school-to-work-transition, in other words with the entering of the world of work, and once succeeded have difficulties finding quality jobs or decent work. This has resulted in youth not only suffering from widespread unemployment but also from underemployment and a concentration in informal jobs.
Microfinance for Decent Work Programme: Training for Trainers on the OSH Implementation for Clients of Bank UMKM Jatim Training for Trainers
11 - 13 September 2014
The target clients would be trained in safety education through adaption of WISE (Work Improvements in Small Enterprises) methodology. The innovation would try to build on local practice, encourage exchange of experience among clients and promote their involvement. The aim would be to gradually integrate it into the Bank UMKM Jatim services.
11 - 17 September 2014
Making Microfinance Work (MMW) is a participatory and intense training curriculum for microfinance managers, developed by the ILO’s Social Finance Programme and International Training Centre. The first and principal volume of the curriculum, “Managing for Improved Performance,” focuses on helping microfinance managers to better understand their jobs.
4 - 22 September 2014
The dissemination workshop is aimed to align understanding and terms between stakeholders on household risks, enterprise growth, and livelihood finance, to give context, rationale of the study and to seek attention from wider (provincial) audiences on key issues faced by Mentawaians and to build support among community and policy stakeholders for a wider scaling-up of the program. The Workshop is conducted in Sikakap, the Mentawai Island, on 4-5 September and Padang on 22 September.
22 - 24 August 2014
The visit is the first step in the efforts to strengthen the cooperation between trade unions in Indonesia and in Thailand, the ILO-IPEC Shrimp Project and ILO ASEAN Triangle Projects have planned to organize a study visit of representatives of Thai trade unions to Indonesia to exchange information and learn from experiences and good practices with a focus on shrimp and seafood industry.
Regional launch of the joint ILO-ADB study: ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity
20 August 2014
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), a single regional common market and production base, will become a reality in 2015 for the 600 million women and men of the 10 ASEAN Member States. This will lead to the freer flow of goods, services, investment and skilled labour in the region. New opportunities for growth and prosperity are likely to emerge, but the challenge is to ensure that growth is inclusive and prosperity is shared. The ILO and the Asian Development Bank, with support from the ASEAN Secretariat, have conducted a study on ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity. The report examines the impact of the AEC on labour markets and offers evidence-based policy recommendations for better jobs and equitable growth, including strengthening regional cooperation, facilitating structural change, improving job quality, enhancing skills, boosting productivity and wages, and managing labour migration.
22 July 2014
The objective of inclusive and sustainable job-rich growth in Indonesia is outlined in the Indonesian Government's commitment to "pro-jobs" and "pro-poor" growth within its development agenda. To support the realization of job rich growth, it is important that medium term development strategies plan for job creation. Using models to establish employment projections are an important part of planning for employment.
17 - 18 July 2014
The role of media is crucial in shaping people’s mindset about disability and to help addressing stereotypes and misconception about disability. Media also serves as the main source of information for services and opportunities and to provide useful insights and understanding of current events and could help ensuring that the disability issues are on the public agenda. Therefore, involving media in the advocacy works is crucial.
16 July 2014
The launch of the two movies of Roads for Development Programme (R4D) (30 and 3 minutes long) is aimed to showcase the work and the impact of R4D programme as the leading rural roads program in Timor-Leste.
7 - 8 July 2014
The commitment to social protection is reflected in the Indonesian constitution (1945) that translated to the National Social Security Law (Law No. 40/ 2004) and the Law on Social Security Providers (Law No.24/ 2011) as well as, recurrent at the Tripartite Indonesian Job Pacts (2011-2014) adopting the recommendation for ratification the ILO Convention 102 on Minimum Standard of Social Security and universal coverage for social security.
3 - 4 July 2014
It is the succeeding event to three previous conferences that tackled and provided recommendations on national and ASEAN-level issues which included developing new methods and tools for improving labour inspection effectiveness, strengthening enforcement of national safety and health laws, and concerns surrounding labour migration, child labour, and the agricultural sector.
Civil Society Forum on ILO Domestic Workers' Convention, 2011 (No.189) 1-2 July 2014, Manila, Philippines
1 - 2 July 2014
The increasing participation of national workers in the formal sectors of the economy generates the necessity to hire foreign workers to perform domestic chores.
26 - 27 June 2014
IMDFF-DR is a facility built by the Indonesia government with the development partners in order to support the disaster management according to the Law Number 24 Year 2007. The facility is geared to prepare the necessary steps for IMDFF-DR to function as gap filler, catalytic support and complement government program in disaster management.
22 - 29 June 2014
ILO is working in partnership with DFAT to develop and demonstrate a low cost model to deliver effective HIV prevention, counselling and testing and treatment support services through the private sector in Papua and West Papua.
20 - 21 June 2014
Timor Lorosae Trade Union Confederation (KSTL/TLTUC) is the trade union center in Timor Leste with some 7,000-8,000 members. To date trade unions have been working to organize workers mainly in the formal sector through democratic representative structures, raising awareness of labour rights, advocacy and collective bargaining.