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  1. Accelerating action towards the elimination of Worst Form of Child Labour in ASEAN, 16th- 18th December 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia.

    16 - 18 December 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ASEAN Secretariat in cooperation with the ILO will host a tripartite workshop on 16-18 December in Jakarta to discuss actions to accelerate the elimination of the worst forms of child labour in ASEAN. The workshop is pursuant to the adoption of the ASEAN Roadmap on the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour last November at the 5th SLOM Working Group on Progressive Labour Practices, and a direct follow up to the recent 3rd Global Conference on Child Labour held in Brasilia in October. Focussing on the five policy areas which are articulated as priorities in the ASEAN Roadmap – education, social protection, labour market policy, knowledge and data, national legislation and enforcement – the workshop will be an opportunity to (1) share and reflect on country-level initiatives, progress and challenges and, (2) to discuss strategies, actions and priorities for accelerating efforts. Special attention will be given to how inter-sectoral linkages and coordination can be better developed between relevant ASEAN Regional bodies and ministerial areas.

  2. The Launch of the Disability Participatory Video Diaries - SAME: Spaces, Opportunities and Treatment for Persons with Disabilities

    5 - 17 December 2013, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Semarang, Indonesia

    The ILO in collaboration with Kampung Halaman Foundation will launch two video diaries on disability on the rights to employment and public accessibility. The first of its kinds, the video diaries capture the plight and voices of persons with disabilities from their own perspectives.

  3. Decent Work Programming for the Nusa Tenggara Timur Medium Term Provincial Development Workshop

    3 - 4 December 2013, Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

    The Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) province is in the beginning of developing a new phase of 5 years medium development agenda for the new phase of the government of NTT. One element of the province programme that need to be enhanced is in the creation of decent jobs for the province in order to create productive and sustainable development.

  4. VCT@Work National Launch

    3 December 2013, Jakarta and Surabaya, Indonesia

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), has launched an initiative to reach 5 million workers worldwide with voluntary and confidential HIV counseling and testing (VCT@WORK) by 2015.

  5. ILO-GLACIER National Knowledge Sharing Workshop

    28 November 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The ILO Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste has implemented an innovative pilot project called Green Livelihood Access for Central Kalimantan’s Inclusive Environmental Response to climate change (GLACIER), funded by Norway through the Institutional Preparation Task Force of the Republic of Indonesia for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (SATGAS REDD+) and UNDP in the Central Kalimantan pilot province.

  6. Workshop on Good Practices and International Experience on Employment Protection and Outsourcing Regimes

    27 - 28 November 2013, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

    Economic globalization and technical innovation are now exposing enterprises, which used to be sheltered by national borders and national institutions, to harsh competitive pressures. The competitiveness of an enterprise or economy in the globalized market depends largely on its ability to adapt to changes in markets and to take advantage of the latest technological innovations.

  7. 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    26 - 27 November 2013, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

    The 6th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour is scheduled to take place on 26 and 27 November 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML) is an open platform for review, discussion and exchange of best practices and ideas between governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations, and civil society stakeholders on key issues facing migrant workers in South-East Asia, and develop recommendations to advance the implementation of the principles of the ASEAN Declaration on Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers.

  8. Employment Targets and Projections: A Technical Workshop on Methodologies

    20 November 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Employment projection models are important analytical tools to monitor progress towards employment targets, including both the quantity and quality of employment. Such models also allow for assessment of the labour market impacts of economic or policy shocks. Furthermore, employment projections models can be used to project long-term sectoral and occupational employment, and thus can be used to address skills mismatch and inform educational and training reforms that may be required.

  9. Validation Workshop on Labour Inspection Statistic System Study

    18 November 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The Labour Inspection System (LIS) is at the core of labour administration since it ensures compliance with labour legislation. Labour Inspection services have been gaining recognition worldwide and increased support for their role within the labour relations framework. Nevertheless, in spite of their importance there is still a need for substantial quantitative information about labour inspection actions in order to improve planning and monitoring at the national level and to develop comparable studies between provincial and districts to monitor trends and good practices over time.

  10. Indonesia Employment Forum

    13 - 14 November 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The Forum will facilitate the exchange and cooperation among participants on current policy initiatives, good practices and promising initiatives and ideas to inform better coordinated and integrated policies for inclusive growth and jobs and to inform the next Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN 2014 – 2019).

  11. The Road to the ASEAN Economic Community of 2015 and Beyond - Experts Meeting on the Changing Workplace and Employment patterns: The Challenges and Opportunities for ASEAN Employers

    7 - 8 November 2013, Bali, Indonesia

    ASEAN integration by 2015 is just around the corner. With the fast approaching deadline, businesses and those representing them in the ten ASEAN countries need be prepared for the free flow of goods and services as well as the unavoidable movement of labour and the challenges facing labour market integration.

  12. Consultation Meeting on the Findings of the Scoping/Assessment Exercise Conducted on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Roadmap on the Free Flow of Skilled Labour: Towards a Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN

    30 September 2013, Bangkok, Thailand

    This meeting will discuss the findings of the ILO scoping study that took stock of the developments on the ASEAN Economic Community goals of the free flow of skilled labour in the ASEAN Member States and will develop a collective Action Plan to pursue the Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN. It will be attended by government representatives from ASEAN Member States and representatives from the regional workers’ and employers’ organization.

  13. Capacity Building Training Workshop for the Equal Employment Opportunity Task Force

    17 - 19 September 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

    The EEO Guidelines, which cover all forms of discrimination but focus especially on gender-based discrimination, are intended to give effect to ILO’s Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No.100) and Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No.111), and to assist with implementation of the Manpower Act.

  14. Regional Meeting on Work in Fishing: Increased Knowledge Base and Sharing Good Practices for the Protection of Migrant Workers

    12 - 13 September 2013, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

    This two-day regional tripartite meeting co-hosted by the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration of the Government of Indonesia and the ILO will present the international standards on work in fishing, share national policy and legislative framework among ASEAN Member States and States employing ASEAN workers, and share experiences on the protection of migrant workers in this sector in the region and around the world. The meeting will increase knowledge base and share data and research on the fishing sector and will consider recommendations for ASEAN regional partnerships and bilateral cooperation.

  15. Workshop on Decent Work for Food Security

    9 - 11 September 2013, Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia

    The ILO through its SECTOR, has developed a holistic, multi-sectoral Decent Work for Food Security (DWFS) programme that works in partnership with other UN agencies and development actors to support its tripartite constituents – government, employers and workers – to give effect to their national and regional food security strategies and to achieve food security for all.

  16. A Series of Trainings for Journalists: Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers and Elimination of Child Labour in Domestic Works

    31 August - 8 September 2013, Jakarta, Lampung, Surabaya and Makassar, Indonesia

    These series of trainings are aimed to improve journalists’ capacity in promoting decent work for domestic workers and elimination of child labour in domestic workers through mass media in Indonesia.

  17. The Launch of the ILO’s Publication: “Trade and Employment: Country Report for Indonesia”

    4 - 5 July 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Trade reforms and openness have a significant impact on employment, particularly in developing countries. As Indonesia's economy has become increasingly dependent on trade, the impact of trade on employment in Indonesia is a subject of great interest but also major concern for the country.

  18. Commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour 2013 in Indonesia

    10 - 17 June 2013, Jakarta, Sukabumi, Surabaya and Makassar, Indonesia

    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 Child Labour and Education Project, funded by the Government of Netherlands, will conduct a series of activities to commemorate the World Day at the national level in Indonesia.

  19. ASEAN Forum on Youth Employment: Effective Youth Employment Policies and Programmes for Better Employability of Young People

    13 May 2013, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

    The youth employment challenge has its own dimensions regardless of their stage of socio-economic development. The underlying problems are the large number of young people entering the labour markets every year, the lack of employment opportunities in particular in poor economies and post-conflict countries, and the low quality of education and training without a proper link to the labour markets.

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