Events and meetings

2016

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

2015

  1. Technical Meeting: Review Contractor Training Curricula and Module

    21 - 23 December 2015

    The Business Opportunities and Support Services (BOSS) Project supports the Institute for Business Support (IADE) of the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs in boosting local economic development, enhancing Government service delivery and creating quality employment in rural areas by expanding market access for micro and small enterprises (MSEs), strengthening local contractors and improving the provision of business development services.

  2. Sensitization Activities on Child and Forced Labour: Raise Awareness Campaigns at District Level in Timor-Leste

    18 December 2015

    ILO’s Global Action Plan (GAP) set out in 2006 with the aim to eliminate child labour proposed to the members States to commit themselves to the elimination of all worst forms of child labour by 2016.

  3. Workshop on Business Innovation Facility Programme Guidelines

    16 December 2015

    The Timorese private sector faces a myriad of impediments, including the lack of market access for products and services, the ineffective utilization of local resources or opportunities, and the limited and often ineffective involvement of civil works contractors in Government service delivery such as infrastructure works.

  4. Seminar on Promoting a Better Working Condition for Homeworkers

    15 - 16 December 2015

    Homeworkers are known as an invisible group since majority of them work from their own houses, not at the factories or premises of the employers, and therefore, have limited access to information and supervision.

  5. Social Dialogue on Social Protection System in Timor-Leste

    3 - 4 December 2015

    Social dialogue seminar on social protection system in Timor-Leste signifies the first activity of a new and important technical cooperation project of International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC/ILO) funded by the Ministry of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security Portugal: the ACTION/Portugal.

  6. Business and Disability in Indonesia: Tapping the Talent Pool of Persons with Disabilities

    1 December 2015

    Building on the experiences of companies employing persons with disabilities, hiring disabled persons or retaining those who become injured on the job makes good business sense on many levels.

  7. National Workshop on Organizing, Collective Bargaining and Wage Policy in Timor Leste

    30 November - 1 December 2015

    The workshop aims to contribute towards technical and organizational capacities of trade union representatives to propose concrete policies and actions for promotion of decent wage policy in Timor-Leste.

  8. Tripartite Seminar for Enhancing Social Protection in an Integrated ASEAN Community

    25 - 26 November 2015

    With such development ahead of the ASEAN integration, social protection will play a crucial role by compensating for the short-term loss of income and facilitating access to education and skills, with positive impacts on the overall productivity of the workforce and economic growth in the longer term. While social protection is recognized as a key element for buffering social impact of economic changes, implications for maintaining and extending adequate social security to all, especially with new challenges posed by the regional integration, is a major concern raised by the ASEAN countries.

  9. Tripartite Seminar for Enhancing Social Protection in an Economically Integrated ASEAN

    25 - 27 November 2015

    With such development ahead of the ASEAN integration, social protection will play a crucial role by compensating for the short-term loss of income and facilitating access to education and skills, with positive impacts on the overall productivity of the workforce and economic growth in the longer term. While social protection is recognized as a key element for buffering social impact of economic changes, implications for maintaining and extending adequate social security to all, especially with new challenges posed by the regional integration, is a major concern raised by the ASEAN countries.

  10. Women Workers' Health Festival and Fun Day

    12 - 14 November 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.

  11. 5th ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference: Enhancing Labour Inspection through Information and Communication Technology

    11 - 12 November 2015

    The widespread adoption of internet and mobile technologies has transformed the global economy along with the way people live and work. It has also significantly changed how governments manage and deliver public services, including in the field of labour inspection (LI).

  12. Examining the Indonesian National Health Insurance

    9 November 2015

    Indonesia has started a new scheme on national health insurance. By comparing the implementation of health insurance in more developed countries, health practitioners can provide better health service for our community.

  13. Trilateral Business Forum and Expo in Timor-Leste

    5 - 6 November 2015

    The Mission Unit of Timor-Leste, Indonesia and Australia -- Growth Triangle (TIA-GT) was established under the Government Resolution no. 20/2013, on 11 September 2013, with the objective to negotiate and establish a platform for Regional Economic Integrated Development between Timor-Leste, Indonesia and Australia.

  14. Binational Workshop on Recruitment and Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in the Indonesia-Malaysia Corridor

    3 - 4 November 2015

    Around the world, millions of women leave their communities to seek financial gain working as domestic workers abroad. Upon departure, these women are often unaware of the rules and laws of recruitment, how to migrate safely, and what their rights are in countries of destination. As a result, they face a number of risks throughout the recruitment process that expose them to abuse, exploitation, and in the worst cases forced labour and trafficking.

  15. Executive Dialogue with Private Sector on Rights, Diversity, and Equality at Workplace

    27 October 2015

    Even though the Indonesia Labour Law (No. 13/2003) clearly forbids any form of discrimination, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people do face such discrimination in reality, particularly at workplace and in accessing formal employment.