Events and meetings


  1. Training of Trainers for Implementing Partners and Homeworker Group Leaders on Advocacy, Organizing, Legal Literacy, Leadership and Gender

    24 - 31 January 2015

    The ILO MAMPU Project aims to improve access to employment and decent work for poor, vulnerable and marginalized women in conditions of equality in Indonesia. The Project Phase 2 has been implemented since February 2014 by engaging 4 partner non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and 6 partner trade unions (TUs).


  1. Trade Union Regional Workshop on Capacity Building of Domestic Workers Organizations and Elimination of Child Domestic Work

    15 - 17 December 2014

    The purpose of this meeting is to provide a fora for trade unions, domestic workers’ organisations and other stakeholders to discuss and share innovative approaches to reduce child domestic work through the promotion of decent work for domestic workers.

  2. The Visit of Director General of the ILO to Indonesia and Timor-Leste

    10 - 16 December 2014

    The Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, will visit to Indonesia and Timor-Leste from 10 to 16 December 2014. This is the first time that a Director General of the ILO comes to both countries. This is an important momentum for the ILO as well as Indonesia and Timor-Leste. They provide an opportunity to discuss and examine labour and employment issues at both global and national levels.

  3. Enumerator Training: Mapping of Homeworkers, Home-based Workers and Workers with Disabilities

    4 - 18 December 2014

    Recognizing that it is important to promote decent work for all, including for people with disabilities, it is imperative to collect data on the prevalence, characteristics and working conditions of homeworkers including homeworkers with disabilities in order to document and understand the barriers to decent work that they experience.

  4. Launching of Media Guidelines on Disability

    3 December 2014

    The media can play an important role in removing some barriers in daily lives of persons with disabilities – physical, attitudinal, legal, regulatory, communication – to encourage full participation of persons with disabilities in society and to develop their potential in achieving equal rights and opportunities.

  5. The Launching of the ILO Design Study of the Single Referral System for the Extension of Social Protection in Indonesia

    2 December 2014

    Indonesia is moving towards an integrated social protection system. The Indonesian constitution recognizes the right to social security for all and the responsibility of the state in the development of social security. Law No.24/2011 on the National Social Security System mandates the extension of social security coverage to the whole population in the categories of health, work injury, old age pension, old-age lump-sum, and funeral benefit.

  6. Technical workshop Maize Development for Farmers in Nusa Tenggara Timur

    27 - 28 November 2014

    As part of the Decent work for food security project, a participatory model for value chain development for decent work and sustainable rural development has been introduced in 13 communities/villages in Kupang district. Thus, the main objective of the workshop is to improve the capacity of 120 maize farmers in Takari and Amabi Oefeto sub districts.

  7. Workshop on Combating Child Labour through Skills and Livelihoods Training for Older Children in Jakarta

    24 - 26 November 2014

    The workshop aims to improve the understanding of the livelihood skills training models in the agricultural sector which aims to tackle child labor as well as providing insight to the relevant stakeholder who play the role on child labor and training providers on the model of the training that can be implemented on any training program for out of school adolescents and youths to obtain expertise.

  8. Community-Based Enterprise Development (CBED) on Campus

    22 November 2014

    C-BED on Campus is an exploration of youth, business and social movement. C-BED is a low-cost, easily implementable participatory training approach on business and management carried out without external trainers or resources.

  9. Workshop Series on Actuarial Pension and Employment Injury Schemes in Indonesia

    5 - 7 November 2014

    Since January 2014, the government of Indonesia has implemented Law No.40/2004 on National Social Security System that mandates the extension of social security coverage to the whole population in the classification of health, employment injury, provident fund of old-age benefit, pension, and death.

  10. Private Sector Dialogue on HIV Workplace Programmes and VCT@Work Initiative

    31 October 2014

    Private sector holds an important role in creating and maintaining a sustainable programmes and policie sthat will protect the rights of their workers, including protecting them from HIV tranmissions. ILO works to engage private sectors to raise awareness and convince enteprises to take part in the initiatve, promote early HIV detection to their workers and provide refferal system for workers who test positive.

  11. Disability Equality Training (DET) Workshop for Non-Government Officials

    16 - 17 October 2014

    The workshop is conducted aimed at promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities alongside non-disabled people in programmes and services relating to employment promotion and economic and social development. I

  12. Disability Equality Training (DET) Workshop for Government Officials

    13 - 14 October 2014

    The workshop is conducted for better inclusion of persons with disabilities as beneficiaries of government’s programmes and projects, and for increased general knowledge and understanding on disability rights.

  13. ACTRAV Symposium on the role of trade unions in the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Asia- Pacific region

    1 - 3 October 2014

    35 Union leaders from 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific will participate in the Symposium to place greater emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health and promote collective bargaining in the region.

  14. Consultation/Validation Workshop on the Implementation of Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN countries

    24 - 26 September 2014

    Consultation/Validation Workshop on the Implementation of Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN countries was held on 24-26 September 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia. This workshop is a follow up workshop from previous activities undertaken by the ILO to support the establishment of a regional skills and qualification frameworks. The workshop will present priority occupations identified by the AMS to employers’ and workers’ organizations for their validation. The workshop also plans to develop a tripartite action plan that will lead to the formation of a mutual skills recognition mechanism between AMS to achieve the free flow of skilled labor, one of the goals of the ASEAN Economic Community.

  15. Youth Employment Policies and Programs in Indonesia: The Way Forward

    23 September 2014

    The dual problem facing poor young men and women in Indonesia today is that they have difficulties with the school-to-work-transition, in other words with the entering of the world of work, and once succeeded have difficulties finding quality jobs or decent work. This has resulted in youth not only suffering from widespread unemployment but also from underemployment and a concentration in informal jobs.

  16. Microfinance for Decent Work Programme: Training for Trainers on the OSH Implementation for Clients of Bank UMKM Jatim Training for Trainers

    11 - 13 September 2014

    The target clients would be trained in safety education through adaption of WISE (Work Improvements in Small Enterprises) methodology. The innovation would try to build on local practice, encourage exchange of experience among clients and promote their involvement. The aim would be to gradually integrate it into the Bank UMKM Jatim services.

  17. Making Microfinance Work (MMW) Training

    11 - 17 September 2014

    Making Microfinance Work (MMW) is a participatory and intense training curriculum for microfinance managers, developed by the ILO’s Social Finance Programme and International Training Centre. The first and principal volume of the curriculum, “Managing for Improved Performance,” focuses on helping microfinance managers to better understand their jobs.

  18. Mentawai FI Landscaping Survey: Community-Level and Policymakers-Level Dissemination Workshop

    4 - 22 September 2014

    The dissemination workshop is aimed to align understanding and terms between stakeholders on household risks, enterprise growth, and livelihood finance, to give context, rationale of the study and to seek attention from wider (provincial) audiences on key issues faced by Mentawaians and to build support among community and policy stakeholders for a wider scaling-up of the program. The Workshop is conducted in Sikakap, the Mentawai Island, on 4-5 September and Padang on 22 September.

  19. Study Visit of Thai Trade Union Representatives to Indonesia on Protection of Migrant Workers

    22 - 24 August 2014

    The visit is the first step in the efforts to strengthen the cooperation between trade unions in Indonesia and in Thailand, the ILO-IPEC Shrimp Project and ILO ASEAN Triangle Projects have planned to organize a study visit of representatives of Thai trade unions to Indonesia to exchange information and learn from experiences and good practices with a focus on shrimp and seafood industry.