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.
18 December 2019
The advancement of digitalization and technology has eliminated time and space boundaries, providing an opportunity for people living in rural areas to have a greater access to good quality training at an affordable cost through distance and e-learning.
Despite productive contribution, public attitudes towards migrant workers remain unfavourable in ASEAN destination countries
18 December 2019
A new joint ILO-UN Women study demonstrates communication and engagement are critical to counter migrant workers isolation and discrimination.
12 December 2019
Rapid industrial change due to digitalization and automation is inevitable. While digitalization and automation have eliminated many technical jobs, they have created new jobs that require a new set of soft skills beyond technical. Companies need to recognize the skills of the future in the areas digitalization and automation cannot do well.
09 December 2019
In conjunction with the commemoration of the International Disability Day 2019, the ILO continues to promote equal employment opportunities and inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities.
05 December 2019
To commemorate ‘16 Days of Activism’ against Gender-based Violence, UN Women and ILO today launched a Training Module on Coordinated Quality Services for Frontline Service Providers which provides guidelines for responding to women migrant workers experiencing gender-based violence (GBV).
02 December 2019
As a follow-up to its National OSH Profile, Indonesia under its Ministry of Manpower is now in the process of preparing of Presidential Decree on National OSH Programme 2020-2024 to drive sustainable OSH development and implementation in the next five years.
Migrating in ASEAN with a mobile phone: Gender gaps are not only in migrants’ salaries, but also in digital access
29 November 2019
The increasingly widespread access to and use of the Internet in the ASEAN region has meant that more migrant workers are now seeking information using social media platforms. However, obtaining accurate and reliable information is still a challenge, not to mention gender gaps in digital access that women migrant workers face.
27 November 2019
To strengthen its HIV prevention programme at the workplace, the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower, with support from the ILO, developed a national HIV strategic programme for 2020-2024.
18 November 2019
As part of the ongoing livelihood skills for Indonesian youth and refugee youth, the ILO and UNHCR introduced the benefits of community-based social enterprises, supported by four social entrepreneurs.
12 November 2019
The ILO launched its latest documentary on business development for transgender persons, aimed to inspire more transgender persons to start and develop their businesses as their source of living and a way to promote equal employment opportunities.