Events and meetings

2015

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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).

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Training of Trainers on Start and Improve Your Business (SYIB) for Business Development Services in Timor-Leste

    20 - 30 October 2015

    To improve sustainability and efficiency of micro/small businesses, local Business Development Services (BDS) providers and institutions in Timor-Leste play a significant role. Since they provide intensive assistance to entrepreneurs, their capacity also needs to be developed.

  15. Labour Inspection Approaches to Combating Forced Labour

    30 September - 2 October 2015

    According to ILO’s most recent global estimate, there are at least 20.9 million victims of forced labour, trafficking and slavery in the world today. About 90 per cent of today’s forced labour is exacted in the private economy, primarily in labour intensive industries such as manufacturing, agriculture and food processing, fishing, domestic work and construction. While global interest in combating forced labour has grown exponentially in recent years, responses still fall far short of addressing the full scale and scope of the problem.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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).

  19. 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.

  20. 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.