ILO in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

Welcome to the ILO Country Office for the Indonesia and Timor-Leste (CO-Jakarta) website. The ILO strives with partners to achieve decent work for all. It promotes social justice and internationally-recognized human and labour rights. More 
  • COVID-19 pandemic

    Almost 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide as a result of COVID-19, says ILO

    An initial assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the global world of work says the effects will be far-reaching, pushing millions of people into unemployment, underemployment and working poverty, and proposes measures for a decisive, co-ordinated and immediate response.

    Click here to have regular updates from the world of work response to the COVID-19 crisis
  • COVID-19 and the world of work

    The world of work is being profoundly affected by the global virus pandemic. In addition to the threat to public health, the economic and social disruption threatens the long-term livelihoods and well-being of millions. The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.

  • Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020

    ILO global report sheds light on the youth employment challenge in Asia-Pacific

    The deterioration in Asia and the Pacific of a number of youth labour market indicators calls for a renewed focus on integrated, gender-responsive labour market policies to address the youth employment challenge.

    ILO report: "Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020: Technology and the future of jobs"
  • Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    New ideas wanted to help close skills gap

    The types of skills being demanded by employers do not always match those on offer by those who are looking for jobs. As transformative change sweeps through the world of work, finding solutions to this ‘skills mismatch’ is becoming more important than ever. The ILO is calling on innovators to propose new and practical ideas to tackle the skills gap. The winner will receive a one off $50,000 grant to implement their solutions.


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