The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Indonesia and Timor-Leste focusing on employment promotion, stopping the exploitation at work and social dialogue. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in both countries.
1 January 2021 - 31 December 2030
The pooled-funded mechanism of the 8.7 Accelerator Lab
1 December 2020 - 30 October 2024
The project, funded by the US Department of Labour (USDOL), aims to improve workers’ rights in rural sectors in Indonesia and the Philippines with a focus on women.
1 August 2020 - 31 July 2024
The Project aims to promoting regular and safe labour migration among South East Asian countries in fishing and seafood processing sectors.
15 March 2021 - 28 February 2024
The project builds on the achievements made by ‘the ILO/Japan project for promoting and building social protection in Asia (3rd phase): Extending social security coverage in ASEAN (2016 – 2019)’ as well as other development cooperation projects.
Spotlight Initiative in Timor-Leste – A Joint EU-UN Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls
1 January 2020 - 31 December 2023
The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, which is being funded by the EU and implemented through five UN agencies in Timor- Leste: ILO, UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF.
7 September 2019 - 31 August 2023
In Indonesia, the project aims to ensure that Indonesian unions in the palm oil supply chain effectively advocate their members’ on fundamental workers’ rights, while in Malaysia aims to contribute to the elimination of child labour and forced labour in oil palm plantations.
1 November 2019 - 31 March 2023
Funded by the United Kingdom government, this project aims to improve the country’s skills development policies and systems and enhance employability and future-readiness of young women and men including those from disadvantaged groups aspiring to pursue and advance career in the maritime industry.
21 September 2021 - 31 December 2022
The programme focuses on promoting gender equality and non-discrimination in a context of future of work and promotes Indonesia’s ratification of C190 that cover all the workers.
17 July 2021 - 31 December 2022
During the Bridging Phase, R4D-SP will support Government of Timor-Leste's COVID-19 recovery efforts and lay the foundation for the possible transition to the rural roads sector.
Supporting Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic through Targeted Employment-Intensive Emergency Public Works for the Rural Poor and Vulnerable in Timor-Leste
3 August 2020 - 31 December 2022
The project supports recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic by providing direct employment opportunities for the rural poor and vulnerable population through routine road maintenance activities.
2 March 2020 - 31 December 2022
The world of work worldwide is being profoundly affected by the global virus pandemic, including Indonesia and Timor-Leste.
1 January 2018 - 31 December 2022
The project is part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls, a global, multi-year initiative between the European Union and United Nations. Safe and Fair is implemented through a partnership between the ILO and UN Women, in collaboration with UNODC, with the overriding objective of ensuring that labour migration is safe and fair for all women in the ASEAN region.
15 June 2011 - 31 December 2022
The SSN Fund aims to broaden the use of social safety nets through a wide range of projects to extend existing social security systems, promote occupational safety and health (OSH), develop human resources, strengthen labour inspection, eliminate forced labour and foster entrepreneurship. The Fund also responds to natural disasters by implementing crisis response activities in the affected areas to support disaster recovery.
1 January 2019 - 31 December 2022
The Project aims to improve working conditions and productivity in targeted employment-intensive sectors by improving compliance with international core labour standards and Indonesian labour law. In tandem, the project will promote productivity and competitiveness of enterprises linked to the Indonesian global supply chain.
8 January 2018 - 30 December 2022
The programme aims to strengthen the capacity of tripartite organizations and related stakeholders in responding HIV/AIDS programme at the workplace by promoting the Recommendation. concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010 (No. 200).
Social Dialogue for Constructive Labour Relations, Application of International Labour Standards and Decent Work
1 September 2020 - 31 October 2022
This intervention will provide technical capacity building and advisory services to the government, employers’ and workers’ organization in improving government’s conciliation/mediation services, strengthening the culture of social dialogue and cooperation.
Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces: Job creation through Business Re-opening and Continuation
1 April 2021 - 30 September 2022
The project aims to enhance COVID-19 prevention measures at and through workplaces amidst of the pandemic that will facilitate business re-opening, continuation and expansion.
14 February 2019 - 31 July 2022
The InSIGHT Phase 2 Project aims to explore and prove that a skills-driven approach is an appropriate ‘pathway’ to deliver inclusive growth in Asia.
Unemployment Protection in Indonesia – Quality Assistance for Workers Affected by Labour Adjustments (UNIQLO)
1 August 2019 - 31 July 2022
The ILO/UNIQLO project is a unique public private partnership that aims to strengthen support mechanisms for unemployed workers in Indonesia by designing an effective employment insurance (EI) system, expanding re-skilling training and improving public employment services.
1 June 2017 - 30 June 2022
The Project aims to contribute to a peaceful, inclusive and sustainable development in Timor-Leste, through improved rural access, the creation of employment, economic and domestic revenue opportunities through agro-forestry development, and a durable reduction in food insecurity and malnutrition in rural areas. This project is funded by the European Union.