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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Sharing lessons learnt in promoting evidence-based wages fixing and collective bargaining in the garment sector
04 January 2019
The Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains (LSGSC) came to an end in March 2019, and contributed to promoting evidence-based minimum wage fixing and wage policy development and interest-based collective bargaining in the garment sector in Indonesia.
ILO: Social protection coverage has improved in ASEAN, but migrant workers remain among the least protected
18 December 2018
Despite considerable progress made in the expansion of social security coverage of migrant workers in ASEAN, migrant workers remain among the least protected, says the International Labour Organization (ILO) in a new study.
18 December 2018
To commemorate the 2018 World AIDS Day, the ILO together with its social partners have joined forces to conduct and implement a series of commitments and programmes regarding the importance of knowing your status and the implementation of the non-discriminatory policy at the workplace.
17 December 2018
The ILO facilitated the efforts led by the Ministry of Manpower to reactivate the Workplace Working Group on HIV.
14 December 2018
Indonesia is one of the biggest producers of palm oil in the world. Trade unions federations in the palm oil sector initiated the establishment of the Indonesia Palm Oil Trade Union Network to promote social dialogue as means to realize decent work in this sector.