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.

2022

  1. Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces: Job creation through Business Re-opening and Continuation

    1 April 2021 - 30 September 2022

    The project aims to enhance COVID-19 prevention measures at and through workplaces amidst of the pandemic that will facilitate business re-opening, continuation and expansion.

  2. Unemployment Protection in Indonesia – Quality Assistance for Workers Affected by Labour Adjustments (UNIQLO)

    1 August 2019 - 30 September 2022

    The ILO/UNIQLO project is a unique public private partnership that aims to strengthen support mechanisms for unemployed workers in Indonesia by designing an effective employment insurance (EI) system, expanding re-skilling training and improving public employment services.

  3. Industry Skills for Inclusive Growth Phase 2 - Indonesia

    14 February 2019 - 31 July 2022

    The InSIGHT Phase 2 Project aims to explore and prove that a skills-driven approach is an appropriate ‘pathway’ to deliver inclusive growth in Asia.

  4. Enhancing Rural Access Agro-Forestry Project (ERA Agro-Forestry)

    1 June 2017 - 30 June 2022

    The Project aims to contribute to a peaceful, inclusive and sustainable development in Timor-Leste, through improved rural access, the creation of employment, economic and domestic revenue opportunities through agro-forestry development, and a durable reduction in food insecurity and malnutrition in rural areas. This project is funded by the European Union.

  5. Employment and Livelihood Project

    1 January 2021 - 30 April 2022

    This joint project between ILO, UNDP, UNHCR and UNAIDS aims to support women and vulnerable groups in Indonesia that have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

  6. MAP16 project in Timor-Leste

    1 March 2020 - 28 February 2022

    The MAP16 project contributes to the promotion of decent work in Timor-Leste by supporting the government and social partners with the aim to advance its compliance with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by combating and eliminating child labour.

2021

  1. Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN)

    16 December 2016 - 31 December 2021

    The IBDN acknowledge the benefits of a diverse workforce and promote equal employment opportunity for people with disabilities in Indonesia.

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

    1 November 2017 - 31 December 2021

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) is an ILO global programme that improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The key intervention of the global programme is support for the implementation of SCORE Training, which combines practical classroom training with in-factory consulting.

  3. Women in STEM Workforce Readiness and Development Programme in Indonesia

    1 September 2017 - 30 November 2021

    The ILO's Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Programme aims to empower, connect and support career development of women.

  4. Protecting Garment Sector Workers: Occupational Safety and Health and Income Support in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    21 September 2020 - 30 October 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic took a dire toll on the global garment industry and its supply chain, posing significant challenges to business continuity and jobs. The export level of Indonesian garment industry in mid of 2020 was down to 60 percent.

  5. Rural Road for Development (R4D) – Phase II

    1 April 2017 - 30 June 2021

    The Roads for Development Program (R4D) is the leading rural roads program in Timor-Leste, supporting the development of the rural roads sector in the country. R4D is aligned with the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011- 2030 and the Programs of the Constitutional Government.

2020

  1. Leaving No One Behind in Timor-Leste’s COVID-19 Response: Technical and Financial Support for the Implementation of the Cash Transfer Scheme for Low-Income Households

    15 May - 30 November 2020

    Funded by UN COVID-19 Response and Recovery Multi-Partner Trust Funds, the project aims to provide technical and financial support for the implementation of cash transfer scheme in Timor-Leste. UN agencies in Timor-Leste lead by the ILO and UN Women will provide technical support to the Government in designing the most effective, efficient and safe implementation plan for the scheme.

  2. SEA Fisheries Project (Strengthened Coordination to Combat Trafficking in Fisheries in South East Asia)

    1 April 2017 - 31 July 2020

    The Project aims to reduce human trafficking in the fishing sector by strengthening coordination and increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of existing national and regional level anti-trafficking efforts in South East Asia. A regional coordination body will be established to support collaborative approaches, develop and implement joint strategies, and share information.

2019

  1. Promoting Micro and Small Enterprises through Improved Entrepreneurs’ Access to Financial Services (PROMISE IMPACTS)

    1 August 2015 - 31 December 2019

    The Project aims at Improving policies and programs on development of entrepreneurship, business and cooperative to promote more and better jobs for men and women, including financial inclusion.

  2. Piloting National Apprenticeship Programme in Indonesia

    1 December 2017 - 31 July 2019

    The programme aims to pilot-test quality apprenticeship programme that is well-accepted and implemented by the tripartite constituents and could be replicated by the Government of Indonesia in other regions in Indonesia.

  3. Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers – Safe & Healthy Youth (Safeyouth@work)

    1 January 2017 - 31 July 2019

    The Project aims to improve occupational safety and health of young workers above the minimum age of work (15) up to 24 years and develop a culture of prevention in Indonesia.

  4. Youth 4 OSH: OSH for Young Workers and Young Employers in Global Supply Chains —Building a Culture of Prevention

    1 January 2017 - 31 July 2019

    The project seeks to reduce workplace injuries, fatalities, and occupational diseases through increased preventative safety actions by young workers and young employers in Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Viet Nam.

  5. Promoting and building social protection in Asia (3rd phase): Extending social security coverage in ASEAN

    1 March 2016 - 31 July 2019

    Building on the achievements of the past two phases of the ILO/Japan Project on Promoting and Building Social Protection in Asia (2011-2013 and 2014-2016), and the solid partnership with ASEAN Member States, a third phase of the Project is here proposed, as a component too of the ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for all.

  6. Promoting Decent Work on Oil Palm Plantation in Indonesia

    16 March 2017 - 30 June 2019

    The overall objective of the project is to promote sustainable rural livelihoods through decent work conditions and opportunities for workers on Indonesia’s oil palm plantations.

  7. Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains: A Programme of Action for Asia and the Garment Sector in Indonesia

    1 May 2015 - 31 March 2019

    The development objective of the Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains (LSGSC) project was to improve the lives of workers and increase decent work opportunities in global supply chains (GSCs) in the garment sector, starting with the project’s beneficiary countries: Cambodia, Indonesia and Pakistan. The project’s programme of action included interventions at factory-level and country-level as well as global and Asia regional components.