Events and meetings

2015

  1. Launch of Labour and Social Trends 2014-2015: Strengthening Competitiveness and Productivity through Decent Work

    9 July 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch its annual report “Labour and Social Trends in Indonesia 2014-2015: Strengthening competitiveness and productivity through decent work” in Jakarta on Thursday, the 9th of July, 2015. The seventh issue of the Labour and Social Trends in Indonesia focuses on Strengthening competitiveness and productivity through decent work. This report shares analysis of selected indicators that provide insight on employment quantity and quality in Indonesia.

  2. Capacity Building Session for Trainers Financial Education for the Officials of the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries

    6 - 10 July 2015

    To further improve the capacity of the Ministry with a more comprehensive livelihood outreach approach, a training of trainer (ToT) on Financial Education will be provided to the personnel of the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries.

  3. Business Plan Competition Training Programme of Timor-Leste

    2 - 17 July 2015

    Micro and small enterprises in Timor-Leste still needs to upgrade and strengthen their business operations through business counseling, training, upgrading productivity and developing business capacities for process improvement, product development and market access.

  4. Indonesian Labour Dialogue on Minimum Wages and Wage Policy

    30 June 2015

    Minimum wages are an important social and economic issue in Indonesia. Minimum wage adjustment has often been a contentious topic and a source of industrial unrest - as in late 2014, when thousands of workers in major cities in Indonesia took to the street demanding higher minimum wages than those set by various wage councils.

  5. Training of Client on Financial Education for Families: Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme

    22 June - 1 July 2015

    The Sinabung Recovery Support Programme (SIRESUP) is a joint initiative of the Government of Indonesia and the key UN agencies (UNDP, FAO, and ILO) in supporting the post-disaster recovery of the regions affected by the 2013 Mt. Sinabung volcanic eruptions in Karo District of North Sumatra.

  6. The Launch of Video Diaries and Photo Stories on Domestic Workers and Child Domestic Workers, “From Youth to Youth: Nine Stories of Our Friendship with Domestic Workers"

    12 - 16 June 2015

    In collaboration with Yayasan Kampung Halaman, the ILO-PROMOTE Project has been implementing "From Youth to Youth Programme" (Program Teman Remaja Teman Setara), aimed to engage youth in two issues: Making the life of domestic workers better and eliminating child domestic labour.

  7. Children on Interactive Dialogue and Consultation Seminar: Education for All

    11 June 2015

    The World Day against Child Labour is expected to draw attention of the policy makers to ensure access to quality education for all and investment in the teaching profession, social protection to enables access to education, health care and nutrition, that all plays a critical role in the fight against child labour.

  8. Commemoration of the World Day against Child Labour 2015 in Indonesia

    5 - 16 June 2015

    The ILO through its Decent Work for Domestic Workers to End Child Domestic Work (PROMOTE) Project, funded by the United States Department of Labour (USDOL), and the Combating Child Labour through Skills Training for Older Children, funded by the Government of Netherlands, will conduct a series of activities to commemorate the World Day at the national level in Indonesia. These activities are part of a series of activities conducted by the ILO and its partners to highlight national efforts against child labour, particularly its worst forms.

  9. Development self-monitoring tool of working condition for domestic worker to improve living and occupational safety and health (OSH) condition in domestic work

    20 - 22 May 2015

    The ILO has developed a practical method to support workplace initiatives based on self-help voluntary actions, namely Participatory action-oriented training (PAOT). It helps carrying out immediate improvements in occupational safety and health and their working conditions by using locally available resources.

  10. Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Programme (IGEP): IGEP Forum

    19 May 2015

    The Indonesia Green Entrepreneurship Programme (IGEP) assists the national Government in reducing unemployment and at the same time reducing GHG by creating new green entrepreneurs in various sectors of the economy in Indonesia. As part of the programme, there are several activities that will be undertaken in Indonesia and one of them is to organize an IGEP forum with relevant national stakeholders in Indonesia.

  11. Realizing a Fair Migration Agenda: Labour flows between Asia and the Arab States

    6 - 7 May 2015

    The largest migrant flows from South Asia and parts of South-East Asia are to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, who currently rely on foreign labour to fill almost 90 per cent of private sector jobs, often in construction, service, and domestic work. In total there are over 22 million migrant workers in the GCC countries, most of them from South and South-East Asia. Every year more than two million workers go to the GCC from South Asia.

  12. 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

    28 - 29 April 2015

    A second regional meeting on work in fishing, focusing on the protection of migrant fishers, is convened in 2015 to further discuss more detailed cooperation; to 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 to 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.

  13. Media Training Workshop on Effective Media Engagement for Domestic Workers Organizations

    28 - 29 April 2015

    Issues on protection of domestic workers and the elimination of child domestic workers should be widely disseminated to various stakeholders, including the public at large, as part of the efforts to raise the awareness and realize decent work for domestic workers.

  14. Dialogue with Trade Unions on Quality Apprenticeships

    3 - 5 March 2015

    Trade unions play a key role in the design and implementation of apprenticeships in countries with successful apprenticeships. Their involvement is crucial in safeguarding decent working/training conditions of apprentices.

  15. Workshop on Quality Apprenticeships and Youth Employment

    3 - 5 March 2015

    Escaping the middle-income trap by investment in skills development is one of Indonesia's most eminent policy challenges. Skills development is featured in the national five year development plan (RPJMN 2015-19) and an integral component of the current Decent Work Country Programme.

  16. Trade Union Capacity Building Training on Trade Union Administration

    26 - 28 February 2015

    Improving labour standards in the global supply chains is an important part of a pro-poor development strategy. Ensuring that workers’ rights and entitlements are protected would help distribute the benefits of trade. In order to take advantage of these opportunities, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) collaborate in developing the Better Work programme for better labour standards in global supply chains and extending the coverage to Indonesia.

  17. Economic and Social Council 2015 Integration Segment - "Achieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all": Indonesia country level consultation

    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.

  18. National Meetings of Labour Migration Data Focal Points; Lao PDR, Cambodia and Indonesia

    18 February - 2 March 2015

    National level meetings are held in three countries as the following schedule to assist their contribution to the International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) third phase, which will commence in July 2015. 1. Lao PDR on 18th February 2015 2. Cambodia on 27th February 2015 3. Indonesia on 02nd March 2015

  19. Identifying, Organizing and Advocating Women Homeworkers and Women Workers with Disabilities: Building Consensus on the Way Forward

    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.

  20. Regional Development, Infrastructure and Decent Work: An IRSAM Analysis Seminar

    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.