Projects

The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Indonesia and Timor-Leste focusing on employment promotion, stopping the exploitation at work and social dialogue. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in both countries.

2017

  1. Decent Work for Food Security and Sustainable Rural Development (DW4FS)

    2 June 2014 - 30 June 2017

    The Project aims to promote food security and sustainable poverty reduction of rural communities in the most vulnerable and disadvantaged districts of Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara Timur province, through increased labour productivity, enhanced employment opportunities that comply with the principles of decent work, and expanding entrepreneurial opportunities in key agro-food value chains – particularly maize, seaweed and livestock – with high employment and income generation potential.

2016

  1. PROMOTE: Decent Work for Domestic Workers to End Child Domestic Work

    1 March 2012 - 31 December 2016

    The Project aims to reduce child domestic workers significantly by building institutional capacities of domestic worker organizations to promote decent work for domestic workers effectively.

  2. Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project)

    1 May 2012 - 31 December 2016

    The Project aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.

  3. Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Project - Phase 2

    3 January 2011 - 31 December 2016

    The Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme is a global technical assistance programme developed by the ILO to support small and medium sized enterprises’ (SMEs) development and create decent work. The SCORE programme aims to solve problems faced by SMEs through a short-term training for managers and employees, along with on-site expert consultations and guidance.

  4. MAMPU - Access to Employment and Decent Work for Women Project (Phase 2)

    1 February 2014 - 30 June 2016

    The Project aims to improve equality in employment and labour market outcomes for women in Indonesia via strategies that reduce barriers to formal employment and address discrimination in employment for women.

  5. Roads for Development (R4D) (Timor-Leste)

    1 March 2012 - 28 February 2016

    The main benefits for women and men in rural Timor-Leste that are expected from the rehabilitation and maintenance of rural roads through R4D are social and economic benefits from improved rural road access

2015

  1. Business Opportunities and Support Services (BOSS) Project (Timor-Leste)

    1 October 2010 - 31 December 2015

    The BOSS Project aims to contribute to employment creation and income generation based upon a systemic approach to enterprise development.

  2. Promoting Rights and Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Employment through Legislation (PROPEL – Indonesia)

    1 May 2012 - 31 December 2015

    Better work and employment opportunities created for men and women with disabilities, through the creation of an enabling legal and policy environment, the promotion of skills development opportunities and measures to eliminate discrimination. The first phase of PROPEL - Indonesia was conducted from 2012-2013; while the second phase is started from 2014 until 2015.

  3. Enhancing Rural Access (ERA) Project (Timor-Leste)

    1 September 2011 - 31 August 2015

    To substantially improve the quality of life of its people and to reduce the incidence of poverty, the Government has therefore prioritized the accelerated development and improvement of a well-connected and coherent road network and other key infrastructure, which is seen as being fundamental to the country’s development.

  4. Better Work Indonesia

    1 July 2010 - 30 June 2015

    The Project aims to improve working conditions and productivity in targeted employment-intensive sectors by improving compliance with international core labour standards and Indonesian labour law. In tandem, the project will promote productivity and competitiveness of enterprises linked to the Indonesian global supply chain.

  5. ASEAN Small Business Competiveness Programme

    1 August 2013 - 30 April 2015

    The Programme aims at providing a set of tools for countries across ASEAN to develop and upgrade specific/micro small business in common sectors, providing entrepreneurs and those who work with them guidance on how to establish, run and improve the business – boosting competitiveness and improving services.

2014

  1. Promoting Rights of People with Disabilities in Indonesia (UN Partnership to Promote the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - UNPRPD)

    1 March 2013 - 31 December 2014

    The Project aims to have advanced policies adopted on rights of people with disabilities promoted through stronger disability institutions and improved disability data collection.

  2. Training and Employment Support Program (TESP) (Timor-Leste)

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2014

    The main benefits for women and men in Timor-Leste are better access to good quality skills training and employment services linking them to better work outcomes.

  3. Combating Child Labour through Education

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2014

    The Project aims to strengthen the policy level linkages between work on child labour and education, leading to action which will improve the opportunities for those in or vulnerable to child labour to benefit from education.

  4. Mentawai Islands Livelihoods Recovery Programme

    1 March 2012 - 31 October 2014

    The programme aims at supporting the recovery of the productive economy in communities affected by the 2010 earthquake and tsunami through supporting recovery of the agriculture and fisheries sectors, facilitating development of the agricultural and fishery value chain and supporting strategic planning on basic service provision, including water and sanitation.

  5. Capacity Building for Employers’ and Workers’ Organizations to Promote Sound Industrial Relations

    18 July 2013 - 30 September 2014

    The Project aims to support work towards achieving the objectives of Indonesia’s Decent Work Country Programme for 2012-2015 on strengthening institutional capacity of employers’ and workers’ organizations to contribute to sound industrial relations according to their respective mandates and responsibilities.

  6. Business Opportunities and Support Services (BOSS) Project - IRL (Timor-Leste)

    1 October 2010 - 30 September 2014

    The Timorese Government, in particular the Ministry of Economy and Development (MED) understands well that Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) is the engine for growth and poverty reduction. This project will support relevant public and private institutions to deliver need/market oriented services to entrepreneurs, promote a better coordination and alignment of private sector initiatives and contribute to “private-sector-sound” rural development strategy

2013

  1. Supporting Implementation of the “Single Window Service” of the Provincial Social Protection Strategy of East Java and Maluku Province

    1 January - 31 December 2013

    The Project aims to contribute to national efforts to extend social protection, working at the local level to create a Single Window Service (SWS) for service delivery that links existing social protection and employment assistance programmes.

  2. Gender Mainstreaming in the ILO Norway Partnership Agreement (GMP)

    1 July 2012 - 31 December 2013

    The Project aims to create decent work and achieve women’s economic empowerment and gender equality in employment and occupation.

  3. Youth Employment Policy and Programme to Better Equip Young People for School to Work Transition and Enter the World of Work

    1 August 2012 - 31 December 2013

    To better equip young people for school to work transition and enter the world of work.