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.

2019

  1. International Day for South-South Cooperation

    12 September 2019

    The United Nations' International Day for South-South Cooperation celebrates the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South and highlights United Nations efforts to work on technical cooperation among developing countries. The theme for this year is “From Commitment to Action — Follow up to Buenos Aires Plan of Action+40” focused on the implementation of the commitments adopted in the Plan of Action+40 (BAPA+40).

  2. ILO and Fast Retailing group join forces to promote employment and social protection in Indonesia

    04 September 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Japanese apparel retail holding company Fast Retailing have signed a US$1.8 million partnership agreement supporting an ILO led programme to promote employment and social protection in Indonesia.

  3. Strengthening the roles of labour inspectors in HIV prevention programme at the company level

    15 August 2019

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower, the ILO conducted a two-day HIV/AIDS training for labour inspectors from seven provinces in Indonesia to strengthen their HIV action plans and to ensure the implementation of non-discriminatory policy at the company level.

  4. Youth employment, a priority for the ILO in Timor-Leste

    12 August 2019

    Greg Vines to address major decent work issues, particularly skills development, job creation and income growth for youth, in meetings with government, employers and workers during a two-day visit.

  5. Young entrepreneurs make the best use of technology as business opportunities

    09 August 2019

    Young people are at the heart of the digital age. They think with and through new technologies. They also make the best use of the online tools to develop and build their businesses or doing their works.

  6. Celebrating the ILO’s 100th anniversary with ILO Virtual Run on Decent Work

    08 August 2019

    More than 1,500 runners joined the ILO Decent Work Virtual Run to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ILO in Indonesia. The ILO’s Deputy Director-General marked the closing with signing of the ILO 100 Jersey.

  7. ILO Deputy Director-General, Greg Vines: ILO calls for “human-centered” approach to future of work

    06 August 2019

    The ILO Deputy-Director General, Greg Vines, emphasized the human-centered approach to the future of work at the Indonesian Development Forum (IDF) in Jakarta

  8. ILO reach out to Indonesian shipping and construction industries for HIV prevention programmes

    05 August 2019

    To promote the importance of HIV prevention programme, the ILO approached the industries with high vulnerability to HIV pandemic. Executive briefing meetings were conducted with Indonesian shipping and construction companies.

  9. Securing decent work for fishers through an integrated labour inspection system in Bali

    25 July 2019

    The province of Bali, Indonesia has implemented an integrated labour inspection involving key stakeholders to ensure decent work for all aspects of the fishing works, including labour rights of fishers.

  10. Piloting an integrated labour inspection system in the fishing sector in North Sulawesi

    22 July 2019

    The province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia is committed to improve its labour inspection in the fishing sector. With support from the ILO and the Ministry of Manpower, they are now piloting an integrated labour inspection system.