Forced labour resources

  1. Training for Regional and Village Governments of Pemalang Regency on the Protection of Migrant Fishing Ship Crews

    Through this initiative, the ILO Accelerator Lab 8.7 programme (AL) aims to To strengthen the capacity and the coordination of regional and village governmental authorities in implementing the Law No 18/2017 on the Protection of Migrant Workers and the Government Regulation No 22/2022 on the Protection of Migrant Fishers.

  2. Promoting Advancement of Vulnerable Persons and Enterprises (PAVE) Project

    01 February 2024

    The PAVE project builds on the ILO’s project Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED+) Project, which was supported by the Government of Norway and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The LEED+ project successfully used market systems to promote sustainable improvements in livelihoods.

  3. ILO and BRIN kick off a joint survey on decent work in marine fishing in Indonesia

    15 January 2024

    To support more efficient policies and interventions that better protect Indonesian fishers from forced labour, the ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme and the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) conducts a joint survey on fishers’ working conditions in Indonesia.

  4. Indonesian migrant workers' precariousness in sea-based sectors

    18 December 2023

    An opinion editorial by Mi Zhou, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Southeast Asia programme, published by the Antara News on 18 December.

  5. The Alignment of Indonesian laws, policies, and their enforcement with the ILO international labour standards on forced labour: A situation and gap analysis

    05 December 2023

    This gap analysis documents the extent to which the requirements of PO29 are represented in the Government of Indonesia’s existing laws, norms and practices, with special reference to Indonesia’s catch fisheries sector and local fishers, who are one of the groups identified to be at risk of forced labour in Indonesia.

  6. Indonesia strengthens joint labour inspection system in fishing sector with guidance tool

    09 November 2023

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme supports the effort to strengthen joint labour inspection system in fishing sector between the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF).

  7. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (The Bridge Project II)

    09 October 2023

    The Bridge Project funded by United States Department of Labour (USDOL) aims to increase knowledge and awareness on forced labour and support ratification and implementation of the ILO, Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930.

  8. ILO teams up with University of Diponegoro in a bid to combat forced labour in the fishing industry

    05 September 2023

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme has embarked on a joint venture with the University of Diponegoro to bolster the battle against forced labour in the fishing sector.

  9. Joint labour inspection to prevent forced labour in Indonesia’s fishing sector

    28 July 2023

    The video features the importance of joint labour inspection at Indonesian fishing sector to ensure the labour rights of fishers and to prevent forced labour at sea.

  10. ILO launches Phase II of the Bridge Project to continue its support in addressing forced labour in Nepal

    27 July 2023

    The Bridge project, supported by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) aims to support global and national efforts to combat forced labour, promoting ratification and implementation of ILO Protocol 29 on Forced Labour.