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. Education and Skills Training for Youth Employment in Indonesia (EAST)

    1 January 2006 - 31 December 2010

    The EAST project aims to improve employability and capacity for entrepreneurship among young women and men through improved access to high quality, relevant educational and training opportunities, and eventually contribute to the elimination of child labour.

  2. Mainstreaming Tripartism across the Netherlands/ILO Cooperation Programme (NICP) and Product Development for Employers’ and Workers’ Organizations

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2010

    The project aims to strengthen tripartism and social dialogue.

  3. Employment-intensive Growth for Indonesia: Job Opportunities for Young Women and Men (JOY)

    1 April 2007 - 30 April 2010

    The project aims to contribute to poverty reduction and the creation of income earning opportunities, especially for young women and men in Indonesia, through complementary national policies and local initiatives that lead to more employment-intensive economic growth.


  1. Avian Influenza and the Workplace in Indonesia: Combating the Disease through Increased Awareness, Enhanced Information-sharing and Closer Adherence to Occupational Health and Safety Best Practices

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2009

    The project aims to promote awareness on preventing the spread of Avian Influenza in the workplace and preparedness measures on occupational safety and health issues to reduce risks and impact of any outbreaks or pandemic.

  2. Equality and Decent Work Promotion for Asian women through Prevention of Human Trafficking, Protection of Domestic Workers and Gender Capacity Building

    1 January - 31 December 2009

    The Project aims to increase tripartite organizations and other development organizations their commitments to promote gender equality at work, prevent human trafficking, and protect domestic workers from labour exploitation.


  1. ACTRAV/ACTEMP/Norway Project on Youth Employment and Social Dialogue

    1 January 2007 - 31 December 2008

    The project aims to contribute to employment creation through promotion of social dialogue and cooperation between employers’ organizations and trade unions to create an enabling environment for improving employability of young people while rights are protected.

  2. Papua Indigenous Peoples Empowerment (PIPE) Programme: Reducing Poverty and Promoting Peace and Development in Papua and West Papua

    1 January 2005 - 31 December 2008

    The Project aims to contribute to the overall development of the indigenous peoples by helping them attain greater capacity and self-reliance in reducing poverty, promoting gender equality and strengthening peace and development mechanisms in their villages and communities.

  3. ILO Aceh-Nias Tsunami Response Programme

    1 January 2005 - 31 December 2008

    The project aims to contribute to international and national efforts to rebuild the people’s livelihood and the provinces’ economies in the post-tsunami period.

  4. Improving Access to Entrepreneurship and Business Management for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA)

    1 January 2005 - 31 December 2008

    The two immediate objectives of this project are to improve the livelihoods of PLWHA and their families by improving access to entrepreneurship and business start-up training and to improve the entrepreneurship and business management capabilities of PLWHA by enabling them to identify business opportunities and start a business.

  5. HIV and AIDS and Indonesian Migrant Workers Project

    1 January 2005 - 31 December 2008

    The main objective of the project is to contribute to the prevention of HIV and AIDS and the reduction of its adverse consequences on social, labour and economic development by addressing HIV and AIDS prevention among migrant workers.

  6. HIV and AIDS Workplace Education Project

    1 January 2005 - 31 December 2008

    The main objective of the project is to contribute to the reduction of employment-related discrimination against people living with or Affected by HIV and AIDS and the reduction of HIV and AIDS risk behaviours among targeted workers.

  7. Combating Forced Labour and Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers

    1 September 2006 - 31 August 2008

    This project aims to protect migrant domestic workers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore & Hong Kong


  1. Promoting and realizing fundamental principles and rights at work in the Indonesian national police

    1 August 2003 - 1 September 2005

    Enhance the understanding and institutional capacity of the Indonesian National Police (POLRI) in the implementation of the fundamental principles and rights at work and its role to maintain law and order on the occasion of a labour dispute. Ensure that the Police role will contribute to the creation of sound, harmonious, and fully functioning industrial relations system in Indonesia.