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. Working together with businesses to strengthen non-discriminatory policy at the workplace

    29 April 2019

    As a follow-up to the commitment of the Indonesia Employers’ Association (Apindo) in implementing HIV prevention programme, the ILO and Apindo trained representatives of companies to strengthen their strategies and actions on non-discriminatory policy at the workplace.

  2. Promoting OSH voluntarily improvements in palm oil plantations

    28 April 2019

    Together with its social partners, the ILO continue to promote the improvements of occupational safety and health (OSH) in the Indonesian palm oil industry. Employing more than five million workers, OSH is still one of main employment challenges faced by the industry. In conjunction with the commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019, the ILO showcase the OSH improvements made through its Palm Oil Project in North Sumatra.

  3. ILO-PT Mayasari Bakti team up to develop a non-discriminatory policy at the workplace

    22 April 2019

    The ILO and PT Mayasari Bakti, one of the leading land transportation companies in the country, have teamed up to eliminate stigma and discrimination against HIV at the workplace through VCT@Work programme.

  4. © World Future Council 2019

    Awarding innovative policies to empower youth

    18 April 2019

    National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.

  5. Celebrating the ILO’s 100th anniversary in Indonesia

    11 April 2019

    A series of activities to mark the 100th anniversary of the ILO were conducted by ILO Jakarta Office and its constituents. The ILO 100 is also marked the Indonesia’s 69 year journey with the ILO.

  6. Companies and apprentices: A story of mutual benefit

    09 April 2019

    To continue promoting the benefits of apprenticeship programme for both companies and job seekers, the ILO and its partners shared best practices on quality apprenticeship programmes.

  7. Towards improved OSH data collection and analysis in ASEAN

    05 April 2019

    Indonesia hosted the 6th ASEAN OSHNET: OSH Data Collection and Analysis, aimed to improve policies for reporting occupational accidents and employment injury insurance in ASEAN.

  8. ILO welcomes Joint Statement of the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    05 April 2019

    On 4 to 5 April 2019, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) held its second Joint Dialogue on labour migration in Manila, The Philippines, supported by the ILO.

  9. Trade unions play an active role in improving SMEs’ productivity and competitiveness

    02 April 2019

    Under the SCORE programme in Indonesia, trade unions have been involved in promoting and improving the Indonesian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). They have been involved in SCORE’s capacity building activities since the beginning of the programme.

  10. ILO continue to engage more women in its project activities in Timor-Leste

    14 March 2019

    The 2019 International Women’s Day celebration in Timor-Leste coincided with the ILO's celebration of its 100th anniversary of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.