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. Trade unions strengthen their actions against HIV and AIDS

    19 February 2019

    Trade unions play a significant role in the implementation of HIV and AIDS prevention programme at the workplace. The ILO training assisted them in strengthening their actions against HIV and AIDS.

  2. Promoting women’s participation in science and technology sectors in Indonesia

    13 February 2019

    ILO and J.P. Morgan jointly promote greater women’s participation in STEM-related sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

  3. ERA Agro-Forestry Project Launches its Second Training

    11 February 2019

    The training is part of the European Union funded programme “Enhancing Rural Access Agro-Forestry Project ERA”.

  4. Moving forward with actions to reach a future without child labour in Indonesia

    05 February 2019

    Indonesian key stakeholders on child labour issues gathered together to review and examine challenges, progresses and experiences on the elimination of child labour in the country. They developed seven recommendations to move forward to the future without child labour.

  5. Youth4OSH portal to promote better OSH awareness and culture of prevention

    04 February 2019

    To promote better occupational safety and health (OSH) awareness and culture of prevention in Indonesia, the Indonesian OSH council and the ILO has jointly established an OSH portal, Youth4OSH Portal, as a knowledge sharing platform.

  6. Indonesia is developing its National OSH Programme 2019-2024

    29 January 2019

    Indonesia has a long history in occupational safety and health (OSH). To improve its OSH prevention culture, the country is now in the process of formulating its National OSH Programme 2019-2024.

  7. ILO team up with Vocational Center of BBPLK-Bekasi to increase women labour participation in STEM-related fields

    28 January 2019

    Indonesian female workers are more likely to be employed in an occupation at high risk of automation across all industries. The ILO has teamed up with National Vocational Training Development Centre to increase women participation at work fields related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

  8. Towards more integrated OSH programmes

    21 January 2019

    The ILO initiated an occupational safety and health (OSH) consultative meeting with its relevant social partners. By sharing OSH knowledge, programmes, lessons learnt and challenges, the ILO and its social partners could develop stronger workplace prevention culture.

  9. ILO Courtesy Visit to the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs

    17 January 2019

    The ILO country Office for Indonesia led by the Country Director, Michiko Miyamoto, had a courtesy visit to Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.

  10. Strengthening the roles of Indonesian OSH Council to provide better protection for young workers

    14 January 2019

    The participation of Indonesian youth in promoting OSH is crucial. About half the 130 million population is under the age of 30 and many of them work in sectors with a high risk of workplace accidents and disease, such as the construction sector. The ILO assisted the Indonesian OSH Council (DK3N) to strengthen its young workers’ task force so that youth have a greater voice in national OSH policy deliberations.