Events and meetings

2015

  1. Quick Survey on Port Workers Behavior and HIV Counseling and Testing

    28 September - 2 October 2015

    The HIV epidemic in Papua continues to expand at a steady rate with an overall prevalence of 2.3 per cent. 2014 IBBS shows that the bulk of infections are occurring among native Papuans with prevalence at 2.9 per cent compared to non-Papuans at 0.4 per cent. Geographically, prevalence in highland areas is slightly higher than lowland areas at 3 per cent compared to 2.3 per cent.

  2. Meetings on Work in Fishing in Jakarta

    17 - 18 September 2015

    Recent years have seen both fishing itself and the market for caught fish becoming increasingly globalized. Technology in the fishing industry has been changing rapidly as well, often transforming the way that fishing is carried out. Difficult working conditions are common in fishing, regardless of the type of commercial fishing operation.

  3. 8th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour National Tripartite Preparatory Meetings

    16 September 2015

    The ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour is an open platform for the 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. Each year the forum develops recommendations to advance the implementation of the principles of the Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (Cebu Declaration).

  4. High-Level Tripartite Meetings on Wage Policy Development in Indonesia

    15 - 17 September 2015

    These series of meetings with the tripartite constituents aim to provide a forum for feedback and discussions in technical nature, with key policy makers from government, workers' and employers' organizations on the current government plan in wage policy development.

  5. Strategic Planning, Governance Training and Study Visit Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Timor-Leste (CCI-TL)

    14 - 16 September 2015

    As the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Timor-Leste (CCI-TL) aspires to become a well-functioning organisation that represents the private sector in Timor-Leste, it is critical the Chamber has strong governance and an approved strategy to reflect the needs of private sector business members and provide direction for the Chief Executive’s decision-making.

  6. Training of Trainers on GET Ahead for Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme

    8 - 12 September 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.

  7. Meetings on Work in Fishing in Bandung

    31 August - 2 September 2015

    In Indonesia, ensuring decent working conditions in the fishing and maritime sector has become priority of the new government. Fishing and maritime has an important and strategic role in the national economic development, especially for improving job opportunities, income equality, and living conditions.

  8. Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (DWDW)

    25 August - 18 September 2015

    In general, domestic workers in Indonesia are vulnerable to a wide range of abuses and exploitation, including excessive working hours, unpaid wages, forced confinement, physical and/or sexual abuse, forced labor and trafficking. Apart from their high contribution in the households, vulnerability of DWs is continuing.

  9. Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (DWDW) in Bogor

    25 - 28 August 2015

    In general, domestic workers in Indonesia are vulnerable to a wide range of abuses and exploitation, including excessive working hours, unpaid wages, forced confinement, physical and/or sexual abuse, forced labor and trafficking. Apart from their high contribution in the households, vulnerability of DWs is continuing.

  10. Documenting and Telling Your Stories Effectively: Feature Writing Workshop for the Institute for Business Support (IADE) of Timor-Leste

    24 - 28 August 2015

    IADE has been providing new business development services since 2011. IADE need to collect the success stories from entrepreneurs/business who received business development services support as part of the marketing strategy to attract more individual clients. These success stories can be then uploaded in the marketing tools such as website or bulletin.

  11. Training of Trainers on GET Ahead for Officers of Provincial Migrant Workers’ Agency for Placement and Protection (BP3TKI)

    24 - 28 August 2015

    Protecting the rights of migrant workers and promoting their decent life condition is one of the issues prioritized by the Government of Indonesia in its National Midterm Development Goal (RPJM) 2014-2019.

  12. A Focused Group Discussion on on Wage Policy Development in Indonesia

    11 August 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.

  13. International Labour Standards and Reporting Obligations

    10 - 13 August 2015

    One of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) oldest and most important functions is the setting of International Labour Standards (ILS) as means of achieving social justice. These standards cover a wide range of subjects in the world of work and take the form of Conventions and Recommendations. Conventions are international treaties that are open to ratification by member States. By ratifying them, member States formally undertake to make their provisions effective, both in law and in practice, and to report on their application at regular intervals.

  14. Tripartite Workshop on Results of the Study on Decent Work in Indonesia’s Palm Oil Plantations Sector

    6 August 2015

    The purpose of the Tripartite Workshop is to enable governments, employers and workers to discuss the results of the study and to exchange views on main trends in the sector with a view to informing the development of strategies that facilitate the promotion of decent work in palm oil production.

  15. A Series of Professional and Business Coaching Skills Training Programmes for the Institute for Business Support (IADE) of the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs

    5 August - 12 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.

  16. Tripartite Workshop on Employment, Social Dialogue and Labour-Management Relations in the Financial Services Sector in Selected Countries in Asia and the Pacific

    5 - 6 August 2015

    The purpose of the Workshop is to enable governments, employers and workers in these countries to exchange country experiences on trends in their financial services sectors, with a view to informing the development and refinement of principles and strategies that safeguard employment and promote decent work in the sector in those countries, in the context of managing change or responding to future crises to stabilize their national financial systems.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.