Events and meetings

2014

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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).

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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)

  10. Launch of the Second Phase of SCORE Programme

    26 May 2014

    Based on the successful implementation of the first phase of the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme, the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, together with trade unions and employers’ organizations, will launch the second phase of SCORE programme in Jakarta. Supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the launch also marks the national adoption of the SCORE’s programme.

  11. Meeting of Focal Specialists on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN, Pattaya, 27 June 2014

    26 May 2014

    The ILO’s ASEAN TRIANGLE Project recently developed the International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database to gather statistical information on migrant workers in the ten ASEAN member states, including a range of previously unpublished sources.

  12. SCORE National Tripartite Steering Committee Meeting

    26 May 2014

    The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the Eight SCORE steering committee meeting, which will guide the implementation of SCORE Phase II in Indonesia. All strategic and policy management decisions will be consulted and agreed upon. The meeting also marks the national launch of the second phase of SCORE.

  13. Youth Rights at Work Training

    20 - 23 May 2014

    To support recovery on the Mentawai Islands, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the United Nations Development Programme and the International Labor Organization (ILO) have formulated a joint livelihoods recovery programme under the guidance of the Indonesia Office of the Resident Coordinator.

  14. Workshop on Mainstreaming Child Labour through Education Programme in Tangerang District

    20 - 22 May 2014

    The International effort to achieve education for all and the progressive elimination of child labour are still challenges. On the one hand, quality education is a key element in preventing child labour and contributes to building a protective environment for all children. On the other hand, child labour is one of the main obstacles to full-time school attendance and in the case of some part time work, may prevent children from fully benefiting from their time at school.

  15. Bipartite training on labour rights and workplace cooperation

    13 May 2014

    The training programme will equip workers and employers at the workplace level with tools to successfully implement social dialogue and collective bargaining in their working lives.

  16. Training of Trainers on Financial Education

    8 - 15 May 2014

    The Mentawai Islands Livelihoods Recovery Programme aims at supporting the recovery of the productive economy in among households of Pagai Utara (North Pagai) and Pagai Selatan (South Pagai) affected by the 2010 earthquake and tsunami through supporting recovery of the agriculture and fisheries sectors, facilitating entrepreneurship and small scale home businesses, and strengthening the local government’s efforts in strategic planning and monitoring of the overall recovery efforts including basic service provision and access to clean water.

  17. Identifying and Investigating Cases of Child Labour and Forced Labour: Training for Law Enforcement and Other Key Partners in Timor-Leste

    28 April - 8 May 2014

    Effective labour inspection, as a main part of labour administration, is vital in ensuring that the principles of international labour standards, including the elimination of child labour and forced labour, are implemented at the enterprise level and in promoting good governance in the world of work, making Decent Work a reality.

  18. The Commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Promoting Occupational Safety and Health at the Small and Medium Enterprises in Indonesia

    28 April 2014

    The event is part of the awareness-raising campaign intended to focus international attention on emerging trends in the field of occupational safety and health and on the magnitude of work-related injuries, diseases and fatalities worldwide.

  19. Video Screening on disability inclusion for UN Agencies staff UNPRPD – Indonesia

    10 April 2014

    The main objectives of the video screening is to raise better awareness of staff members of UN Agencies staff on disability rights, especially on barriers faced in accessing employment, sharing of experience of those already at workplace, accessibility and the expectation from the side of persons with disabilities.

  20. Collective Bargaining, Wage Policy and Productivity in Indonesia: Roles and Responsibilities

    10 - 13 March 2014

    During June-July 2012, the ILO conducted a diagnostic process on freedom of association and collective bargaining rights in the export processing sector in Indonesia. On this basis, a national plan of action 2013 – 2015 on freedom of association and collective bargaining rights in the export sector in Indonesia has been developed by the tripartite constituents.