News and press releases

This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO office in Jakarta and Timor-Leste. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each release. The most recent release is at the top.


  1. © ©L. Muladi 2019

    Indonesia’s tax deduction programme to attract more industries involved in apprenticeship

    29 October 2019

    Indonesia continues to promote greater involvement of industries in the apprenticeship programme to ensure improvements of its human resources. One of the means is through a tax incentives of 200 percent.

  2. Raising the awareness on new labour standard to combat violence and harassment in Indonesia

    17 October 2019

    Following up the adoption of a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment at the workplace, the ILO conducted an awareness raising event to its constituents in Indonesia.

  3. SafeYouth@Work tripartite results and sustainability workshop

    16 October 2019

    The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy

  4. ILO continue teaming up with Angkasa Pura II on VCT@Work in Bandung and Medan

    15 October 2019

    The ILO continue its team up with PT Angkasa Pura II, the state-owned company who has developed a non- discriminatory policy on HIV/AIDS at workplace, reaching out the staff and crews of the Husein Sastranegara and Kualanamu International Airports to ensure zero new infection, zero discrimination, and zero-AIDS related death among productive ages.

  5. Strategic compliance planning for fishing sector in Indonesia

    14 October 2019

    The multimedia video highlights workshops in North Sulawesi and in Bali aimed to promote decent work in the fishing sector of Indonesia.

  6. Experiencing working lives in Indonesia’s garment sector

    11 October 2019

    The ILO in collaboration with UN Indonesia conducted a media visit to one of the ILO’s Better Work Indonesia’s garment factories in Semarang. The media visit provided insights and real experiences to Indonesian journalists about working lives in the garment sector.

  7. Timor-Leste moves forward to reach a future without child labour

    10 October 2019

    The Government of Timor-Leste has launched the first child labour survey and the series of labour force survey, supported by the ILO, to eradicate child labour in all its forms and promote decent work for all.

  8. Bolstering the efforts to ensure decent working conditions for women migrants in Thai construction sector

    09 October 2019

    ILO organized a roundtable meeting on ‘Safety, protection and rights of women construction workers in Thailand” to identify possible intervention to ensure equal and fair pay, better living conditions, safety and protection of women migrant construction workers.

  9. Bipartite dialogue is a key tool for managing conflicts and grievances at work

    08 October 2019

    The ILO and its social partners continue to canvass that use of bipartite social dialogue as a strong tool to resolve industrial conflicts and grievances between workers and management.

  10. Timor-Leste launches its first National Child Labour Survey Report and Mini Labour Force Survey Report 2016

    07 October 2019

    The Government of Timor-Leste has taken an important step in its effort to eradicate child labour in all its forms, particularly the worst forms of child labour .