Events and meetings


  1. Organizing and Decent Work for Domestic Workers and Elimination of Child Labour in Domestic Work

    4 - 6 August 2016

    Domestic work is one of the largest sectors of informal sector work in urban areas in Asian countries and an important source of employment of migrant workers, predominantly women and children. Globally, one in every 13 female wage worker is employed in domestic work. Developing countries in Asia are a major source of international migrants working as domestics both within Asia and beyond.

  2. National workshop and drafting process to develop the National Action Plan (NAP) on Child Labour and Forced Labour in Timor-Leste

    3 - 4 August 2016

    As part of the immediate actions against child labour, the Government of Timor-Leste has formally established the National Commission against Child Labour. The National Commission aims to implement and monitor the ILO Convention No. 182 concerning the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour.

  3. Trade Union Workshop on Sustainable Development, Green Jobs and Decent Work in Indonesia

    30 June 2016

    This initial training workshop is aimed at providing an overview and common understanding among key trade union representatives in Indonesia, on the concepts of ‘Sustainable Development, Inclusive Growth, Green Jobs & relevance of Decent Work mechanisms to achieving these.

  4. Promoting Organizing, Collective Bargaining and Decent Work in Garment Industry

    29 - 30 June 2016

    The training programme will provide an opportunity for the participants to learn and share experiences on management policies, organizing & collective bargaining strategies of the unions. Within this context, the participants will also learn about factors affecting wages, productivity and ILO policies for promoting Decent Work for all workers.

  5. Decent Work Country Programme Consultation Workshop

    27 June 2016

    Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) is a framework that ILO uses as a basis to deliver technical cooperation to ILO member States and in particular to strengthen the technical and institutional capacity of the tripartite constituents in the country.

  6. Definition Seminar of the National Strategy for Social Protection of Timor-Leste: 1st Phase

    14 - 16 June 2016

    The seminar aims at supporting national institutions in design, implementation and evaluation of social protection programs for the implementation of National Flooring Social protection.

  7. World Day Against Child Labour 2016 in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

    13 June 2016

    The ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste has held two commemoration activities in Indonesia and Timor-Leste to campaign against child labour, including a multimedia presentation, a live talkshow, a drama play and media interviews.

  8. End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business!

    12 June 2016

    This year, the focus for World Day Against Child Labour – marked on 12 June - is on child labour and supply chains. With 168 million children still in child labour, all supply chains, from agriculture to manufacturing, services to construction, run the risk that child labour may be present.

  9. Commemoration of the World Day against Child Labour 2016 in Timor-Leste

    10 June 2016

    The focus of the 2016 World Day Against Child Labour is on child labour and supply chains. Supply chains are the sequence of activities/processes involved in the production and distribution of a product.

  10. Tackling Child Labour in Supply Chains

    8 June 2016

    With 168 million children still in child labour, all supply chains, from agriculture to manufacturing, services to construction, run the risk that child labour may be present.

  11. Tripartite Meeting on Strategic Planning for the Implementation of Decent Work Country Programme DWCP for Timor-Leste 2016-2020

    31 May 2016

    Effective social dialogue between the Government institutions, the employers and workers’ organizations is recognized as the most effective means in achieving Decent Work goals. Therefore, the launch of DWCP will be followed by a tripartite meeting to re-engage tripartite commitment and encourage social dialogue toward the realization of Timor-Leste DWCP 2016-2020.

  12. Signing Ceremony for the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020

    31 May 2016

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste is developed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with The Secretariat of State for Professional Training and Employment Policies (SEPFOPE), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Timor-Leste (CCI-TL) and the Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation (KSTL).

  13. Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Timor-Leste

    6 May 2016

    The Government of Timor-Leste is implementing the Guide for Economic Reform and Growth (GRFE) led by the Minister of State, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs (MECAE). The Guide aims to boost private investment, sustainable employment and economic diversification.

  14. The Business Case of Inclusive Employment: Realizing Decent Work and Economic Growth for All

    22 March 2016

    Decent work is the ILO's primary goal for everyone, including persons with disabilities. The ILO has worked for over 50 years to promote skills development and employment opportunities for people with disabilities based on the principles of equal opportunity, equal treatment, mainstreaming into vocational rehabilitation.

  15. Workshop on Learning from VCT@Work Initiative and Planning for Future Intervention

    15 March 2016

    To date of 300,000 workers have been tested under the VCT@Work programme in priority provinces. A significant amount of data has been collected through this program which can be analyzed to plan future programs that reach those who are most in need.

  16. Initial Partner Orientation Workshop, Bilateral Consultations and Tripartite Meeting on the Development of the National Action Plan on Child and Forced Labour in Timor-Leste

    29 February 2016

    In Timor-Leste, interventions are taking place under both research and statistics and also capacity building and strategic policy development.

  17. Workshop on the Proposed Law on the Contributory Scheme of Establishment of Social Security under the Progressive Organization of a Social Security System

    24 February 2016

    The Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste deliberates the right to security and social assistance, according to the law, and it is for the State to promote, as far as resources, the establishment of a social security system.

  18. Conference on Indonesia’s Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals: Toward Decent Work for All

    17 - 18 February 2016

    Two-day Conference demonstrating the commitment and responses of Indonesia to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Conference will be attended by key Indonesian labour actors and will be facilitated by ILO's experts and specialists.

  19. Mobilizing the Private Sector to Deliver HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care in High Prevalence Areas of Papua and West Papua

    18 - 21 January 2016

    The ILO, supported by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), is mobilizing private sector in HIV and AIDS programme for workers in Tanah Papua. Since the project started in May 2014, the ILO has worked with Sorong and Jayapura District Labour Offices to implement HIV and AIDS programmes in the workplace.

  20. Workshop on Reviewing Training Curriculum/Syllabus and Modules on Housekeeping, Laundry and Family Cooking for Domestic Workers

    12 January 2016

    The PROMOTE Project is currently developing working skills curriculum for in-country domestic workers, covering housekeeping (including laundry) and family cooking based on the 2015 SKKNI.