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 
  • Our impact, their voices

    Paving the way to inclusive rural development in Timor-Leste

    Timor-Leste needs to promote sustainable, inclusive employment and growth in its rural areas, where 70 per cent of the population live, if it is to achieve its development targets. To help, an ILO infrastructure project is finding work for women and those with disabilities in the agro-forestry sector.

    Click here to have more information on the Enhancing Rural Access (ERA) Agro-Forestry Project
  • Our impact, their voices

    Improving breastfeeding facilities benefits workers, their babies and business

    A worker-management committee has helped improve facilities for new mothers in one of Indonesia’s leading garment factories, while boosting productivity.

    Click here to know more about the Better Work Indonesia
  • © Komarudin at the apprenticeship programme. ©ILO/E. Novitasari

    Our impact, their voices

    Apprenticeships: Good for workers. Good for industry

    An industry-based apprenticeship programme in Indonesia is creating employment opportunities for young workers and a new generation of workers for industry.

    Click to learn more about the ILO Piloting National Apprenticeship Programme in Indonesia
  • World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2019

    Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams!

    On this World Day Against Child Labour will look back on progress achieved over a 100 years of ILO support to countries on tackling child labour. We will also look forward towards the UN Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7 set by the international community calling for an end to child labour in all its forms by 2025.


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    Realizing decent work in Timor-Leste