Projects

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.

2016

  1. Decent Work for Food Security and Sustainable Rural Development (DW4FS)

    2 June 2014 - 31 December 2016

    The Project aims to promote food security and sustainable poverty reduction of rural communities in the most vulnerable and disadvantaged districts of Indonesia’s Nusa Tenggara Timur province, through increased labour productivity, enhanced employment opportunities that comply with the principles of decent work, and expanding entrepreneurial opportunities in key agro-food value chains – particularly maize, seaweed and livestock – with high employment and income generation potential.

  2. Business Opportunities and Support Services (BOSS) Project (Timor-Leste)

    1 October 2010 - 31 December 2016

    The BOSS Project aims to contribute to employment creation and income generation based upon a systemic approach to enterprise development.

  3. Roads for Development (R4D) (Timor-Leste)

    1 March 2012 - 31 December 2016

    The R4D project will bring social and economic benefits to women and men in rural Timor-Leste by carrying out rehabilitation and maintenance of rural road networks.

  4. Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme (SIRESUP)

    1 December 2014 - 31 August 2016

    The Sinabung Recovery Support Programme (SIRESUP) is a joint programme in supporting the post-disaster recovery of the regions affected by the 2013 Mt. Sinabung volcanic eruptions in Karo District of North Sumatra. The joint programme is designed to improve sustainable livelihoods recovery and enhanced community resilience in affected areas through strengthening local capacity in post-disaster recovery measures, restoring livelihoods and developing economic opportunities, and incorporating risk-reduction principles.

  5. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    1 February 2013 - 31 July 2016

    Promoting decent work for migrant workers worldwide

  6. Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project)

    1 May 2012 - 31 March 2016

    This Project focused on significantly reducing the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection. It is currently continued through TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  7. Promoting Rights and Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Employment through Legislation (PROPEL – Indonesia) - Phase II

    1 May 2012 - 31 March 2016

    Better work and employment opportunities created for men and women with disabilities, through the creation of an enabling legal and policy environment, the promotion of skills development opportunities and measures to eliminate discrimination. The first phase of PROPEL - Indonesia was conducted from 2012-2013; while the second phase is started from 2014 until 2015.

  8. Enhancing Rural Access (ERA) Project (Timor-Leste)

    1 September 2011 - 21 February 2016

    To substantially improve the quality of life of its people and to reduce the incidence of poverty, the Government has therefore prioritized the accelerated development and improvement of a well-connected and coherent road network and other key infrastructure, which is seen as being fundamental to the country’s development.

2015

  1. MAMPU - Access to Employment and Decent Work for Women Project (Phase 2)

    1 February 2014 - 31 December 2015

    The Project aims to improve equality in employment and labour market outcomes for women in Indonesia via strategies that reduce barriers to formal employment and address discrimination in employment for women.

  2. Mobilizing the Private Sector to Deliver HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care in High Prevalence Areas of Papua and West Papua

    1 May 2014 - 31 October 2015

    Developing a low cost model to deliver effective HIV prevention, counselling and testing and treatment support services through the private sector.

  3. Combating Child Labour through Skills Training for Older Children

    1 January 2014 - 30 September 2015

    The development objective of this project is to contribute to eliminating child labour by enhancing access to decent work for children who have reached the minimum age of employment.

  4. Migrant Workers Organizing through Cooperation with Trade Unions

    1 September 2014 - 1 September 2015

    The project’s central objective is to protect the rights of migrant workers through organizing, empowerment activities, enhanced cooperation and trade union support in countries of origin (Myanmar, Indonesia, and Nepal) and destination (Malaysia and Thailand).

  5. ASEAN Small Business Competiveness Programme

    1 August 2013 - 30 April 2015

    The Programme aims at providing a set of tools for countries across ASEAN to develop and upgrade specific/micro small business in common sectors, providing entrepreneurs and those who work with them guidance on how to establish, run and improve the business – boosting competitiveness and improving services.

2014

  1. Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Program (IGEP)

    1 January 2012 - 31 December 2014

    To assist Indonesia’s economic plan, promote entrepreneurship and decent employment opportunities, the ILO has launched the Indonesian Green Entrepreneurship Program (IGEP), jointly with the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, Central Bank of Indonesia and BAPPENAS.

  2. Training and Employment Support Program (TESP) (Timor-Leste)

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2014

    The main benefits for women and men in Timor-Leste are better access to good quality skills training and employment services linking them to better work outcomes.

  3. Combating Child Labour through Education

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2014

    The Project aims to strengthen the policy level linkages between work on child labour and education, leading to action which will improve the opportunities for those in or vulnerable to child labour to benefit from education.

  4. Mentawai Islands Livelihoods Recovery Programme

    1 March 2012 - 31 October 2014

    The programme aims at supporting the recovery of the productive economy in communities affected by the 2010 earthquake and tsunami through supporting recovery of the agriculture and fisheries sectors, facilitating development of the agricultural and fishery value chain and supporting strategic planning on basic service provision, including water and sanitation.

  5. Capacity Building for Employers’ and Workers’ Organizations to Promote Sound Industrial Relations

    18 July 2013 - 30 September 2014

    The Project aims to support work towards achieving the objectives of Indonesia’s Decent Work Country Programme for 2012-2015 on strengthening institutional capacity of employers’ and workers’ organizations to contribute to sound industrial relations according to their respective mandates and responsibilities.

  6. Business Opportunities and Support Services (BOSS) Project - IRL (Timor-Leste)

    1 October 2010 - 30 September 2014

    The Timorese Government, in particular the Ministry of Economy and Development (MED) understands well that Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) is the engine for growth and poverty reduction. This project will support relevant public and private institutions to deliver need/market oriented services to entrepreneurs, promote a better coordination and alignment of private sector initiatives and contribute to “private-sector-sound” rural development strategy

2013

  1. Supporting Implementation of the “Single Window Service” of the Provincial Social Protection Strategy of East Java and Maluku Province

    1 January - 31 December 2013

    The Project aims to contribute to national efforts to extend social protection, working at the local level to create a Single Window Service (SWS) for service delivery that links existing social protection and employment assistance programmes.