This is a list of official ILO feature stories issued by the ILO office in Jakarta and Timor-Leste. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each stories. The most recent stories is at the top.
25 January 2017
An opinion-editorial by Owais Parray, the Chief Technical Adviser of the ILO's Promoting Micro and Small Enterprises through Entrepreneur’s Access to Financial Services (PROMISE IMPACT) Project in Indonesia highlighting the importance of micro and small enterprises as the source of employment, yet they face limited access to finance from banks and other formal financial institutions. The Op-Ed is published by the Jakarta Post on 25 January.
23 January 2017
The buzzing and humming of sewing machines fill the hallway of PT. Dianatina Ayu, a small-and-medium-sized enterprise located in Kuta, Bali. The sounds are created by dozens of workers who produce various types of garment to be exported to different parts of the world, such as Europe, the United States, Australia, and several countries in Asia.
17 January 2017
At the ILO International Labour Conference (ILC), constituents recognized the need to ensure global supply chains contribute to sustainable development, inclusive economic growth and decent work for all. SCORE Training is playing a part in reaching this objective.
26 December 2016
The Government of Indonesia continues to improve its labour migration governance. The Government of Indonesia has also continued to move forward with the application and implementation of the fair migration practices.
06 December 2016
“The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers us a chance to transform the future of work so that it is inclusive, decent and equitable,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in an Op-ed published in Asia as hundreds of workers', employers’ and governments’ representatives gather at the 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting.
30 November 2016
A medium-sized company in Bali has proven that non-discriminatory practices at the company level, including at small-sized and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), would increase workers’ working performance and productivity.
01 November 2016
An ILO project in Indonesia enhances labour productivity, employment opportunities and entrepreneurship in key rural activities.
29 September 2016
Training in communications for garment factory supervisors yields significant improvements in the quality of working conditions and big gains in productivity.
29 August 2016
A couple of years ago Juanico Soares saw an opportunity to improve his and his family’s lives by partnering with Josephina Farm, a Timorese owned enterprise that provides agriculture support and buys vegetables from farmers for on-sale to Dili supermarkets and restaurants.
23 August 2016
For more than seven years, Marni Siti* (name has been changed), 22 years old, was kept as prisoner in the home of her employer, a mother of four, Mala Husin* (name has been changed) who regularly violently abused and deprived her of food, sleep and payment for long hours of grueling work.