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.

2011

  1. ILO to share its lessons learnt on youth employment in Maluku

    25 October 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is organizing a two-day Seminar on Impact and Lessons Learnt on Youth Employment in Maluku from 25 – 26 October at Swiss Bell Hotel, Ambon, Maluku, based on its experience executing the Education and Skills Training project for Youth Employment since 2008.

  2. Indonesia commits to strengthen labour administration and inspection systems

    20 October 2011

    In the world of work, labour inspection is the most important instrument of the state for ensuring labour law compliance in the areas such as industrial relations, wages, working conditions, occupational safety and health, and social security.

  3. Seminar in Jakarta on Trade Union Capacity Building

    14 October 2011

  4. ILO - HIPMI to launch study on business environment for young entrepreneursin Indonesia

    10 October 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Indonesian Association of Young Entrepreneurs (HIPMI) will launch a study on business environment for young entrepreneurs on 10 October in Jakarta.

  5. ILO-Bappenas to identify constraints to employment growth in provinces

    06 October 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) will organize a workshop on employment diagnostic analysis (EDA) on 07 October 2011 at Bappenas, Jakarta. The ILO has developed EDA through Promoting Inclusive Job-Rich Growth Project funded centrally through Stockholm and Geneva by the Swedish International Cooperation Agency (Sida).

  6. The long journey of justice for Indonesian migrant workers

    04 October 2011

    As the second largest sending country, some 700.000 documented Indonesian migrant workers leave the country for work abroad, primarily in East and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. Of these, 78 per cent work as domestic workers.

  7. ILO to share its lessons learnt on school to work transition

    03 October 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is organizing a two-day Technical Seminar on Impact and Lessons Learnt on School to Work Transition, from 4 – 5 October at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jakarta, based on its experience executing the Education and Skills Training project for Youth Employment since 2008.

  8. ILO launches a photo essay on migrant workers - “The long road home: Journeys of Indonesian migrant workers”

    26 September 2011

    Growing numbers of Indonesian women and men continue to opt for overseas labour migration as the best way of securing an adequate income for their families and escaping poverty. However, the social and economic costs of migration to the workers and their families are many, but are often poorly understood and documented.

  9. Indonesia to examine its progress on the social protection floor

    03 August 2011

    In Indonesia, informal economy workers and employees without contracts are largely uncovered by social security benefits. It is estimated that 54 per cent of the total population does not have access to social health protection (most of the excluded are workers in the informal economy and their families) and 83 per cent of workers do not have access to other social security benefits (old age, death, work injury).

  10. The Australian Government and the International Labour Organisation promote greater access to employment and justice for people with disabilities

    29 July 2011

    Organisations promoting the rights of people with disabilities demanded greater workforce inclusion and an improvement in basic rights this week in Jakarta.