Events and meetings


  1. Mentawai FI Landscaping Survey: Community-Level and Policymakers-Level Dissemination Workshop

    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.

  2. Study Visit of Thai Trade Union Representatives to Indonesia on Protection of Migrant Workers

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. Employment Projections and Labour Market Information: Technical Review and Validation Workshop

    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.

  5. Media Training for Disabled People’s Organizations

    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.

  6. Launch of Roads for Development Movies

    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. Sensitization Workshop on Employment Social Security Programme

    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.

  8. ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference 2014

    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.

  9. 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.

  10. Meeting of Indonesia Multi Donor Fund Facility for Disaster Recovery (IMDFF-DR) Secretariat

    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.

  11. HIV Assessment in Papua and West Papua

    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.

  12. ILO-KSTL Leadership Training on International Labour Standards and Collective Bargaining

    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.

  13. Union Workshop on Wage Fixing Policy

    16 - 18 June 2014

    Minimum wage has always been a difficult, complex and controversial question in Indonesia and in many developing countries in the world. Achieving a balance between the economic and social objectives of minimum wage setting is a continuing challenge for policy makers, employers and workers. Employers are concerned about ability to pay and unions and activists about maintaining decent standards of living for workers. Policy makers must balance the demands of maintaining a wage floor for workers on the one hand, and the potential employment or inflation effects of wage setting on the other.

  14. Awareness Raising Seminar and Technical Workshop on Social Security Insurance-Employment (BPJS-Ketenagakerjaan)

    16 - 17 June 2014

    In line with the Indonesia’s policy direction adopting universal coverage for social protection by implementing the universal health coverage, the Government of Indonesia lead by the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, now is developing Employment Social Security scheme that would revisit the current schemes of Death, Working Injury and Lump-sum old age benefit in which to be extended by pension programme through releasing number of its implementing regulations commencing 1st July 2015.

  15. The Commemoration of the World Day against Child Labour: Say no to child labour in Timor-Leste

    12 June 2014

    Timor-Leste as one of the youngest nations of the world has been actively engaged in combating child labour and fostering primary universal education not only in the capital city, Dili, but also in the rural areas. The Government of Timor-Leste is committed to focusing its attention on implementing activities and measures to eradicate practices that violate the rights of children, such as early marriages, child labour, and other types of exploitation, including domestic violence and sexual abuse.

  16. The launch of the butcher shop as part of the business development services in Timor-Leste

    9 June 2014

    The launch is part of the effort to create a nation-wide access to enhanced and innovative market/need orientated business development services. The programme is conducted in collaboration with the the Institute of Business Support (IADE), the implementation arm of the Secretary of State for the Support and Promotion of the Private Sector (SEAPRI).

  17. Training Organizer for Piloting Eco-tourism/Guesthouses Toolkits under the ASEAN Small Business Competitiveness Programme

    5 - 6 June 2014

    All over ASEAN countries, micro small medium enterprises (MSMEs) make up more than 90 per cent of all domestic firms and 75-90 per cent of the non-agricultural workforce. Needless to say, the barriers to entry, survive and maintain a sustainable growth for entrepreneurs are multidimensional; there are issues with funding, legal set-up, implementation approach, access to market research, lack of conducive business environment, et cetera.

  18. Kick-off Workshop on Rural Roads Master Plan for Timor-Leste

    4 June 2014

    The development of a Rural Roads Master Plan (RRMP) is one of the key outputs of R4D. Once finalized, the RRMP will be the main document for the Government of Timor-Leste to guide investments in the rural roads, in line with the priorities and aspirations of all concerned stakeholders. The value of the RRMP will reach well beyond the operations of the Ministry of Public Works.

  19. Regional Meeting on Increasing Productivity through Enhancing the Safety and Health of Migrant Workers, Marriot Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok Thailand, 29-30 April 2014

    27 - 28 May 2014

    The mobility of professionals in the ASEAN region is expected to increase significantly with the realization of the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) Blueprint for the free flow of skilled labour by 2015. Increased efforts will be needed to ensure that robust regulatory frameworks are in place across the region when the AEC is scheduled to commence in 2015

  20. Task Force on ASEAN Migrant Workers and ILO-ASEAN TRIANGLE Project Regional Civil Society Consultation: Post 6th AFML Activities 27-28 May 2014, Bangkok

    27 - 28 May 2014

    The primary objective of this consultation is to identify activities that national CSO stakeholders will undertake to implement the Recommendations of the 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) and to assess the extent to which CSO have contributed to the implementation of the AFML recommendations (3rd, 4th, 5th)