Forced labour resources

  1. © ILO/Gita Lingga 2024

    Migrant Resource Centre reduces migrant fishers’ vulnerability at sea

    27 February 2024

    Lack of access to information on migration has made migrant fishers vulnerable to exploitation. The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme and the Indonesian Migrant Worker Union (SBMI) have set up a Migrant Worker Resource Centre (MRC) to better protect Indonesian migrant fishers.

  2. Coordination Meeting for Developing Skills Priority and Strategy in the Electronics Sector using the ILO's STED Methodology

    The meeting aims to identify skills initiatives that ILO could assist to implement and support the piloting of sector level skills governance arrangements in the electronics sector.

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    Local authorities at district and village levels play a key role in protecting migrant fishing boat crews from forced labour at sea

    07 February 2024

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme, in collaboration with its trade union partner, builds the capacity of local authorities of Pemalang district, known for its fishing industry, to better protect their migrant fishers through a Migrant Worker Resource Centre.

  4. Training for Regional and Village Governments of Pemalang Regency on the Protection of Migrant Fishing Ship Crews

    Through this initiative, the ILO Accelerator Lab 8.7 programme (AL) aims to To strengthen the capacity and the coordination of regional and village governmental authorities in implementing the Law No 18/2017 on the Protection of Migrant Workers and the Government Regulation No 22/2022 on the Protection of Migrant Fishers.

  5. Promoting Advancement of Vulnerable Persons and Enterprises (PAVE) Project

    01 February 2024

    The PAVE project builds on the ILO’s project Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED+) Project, which was supported by the Government of Norway and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The LEED+ project successfully used market systems to promote sustainable improvements in livelihoods.

  6. Study on judgments related to human trafficking and foreign employment in Nepal From the perspective of forced labour

    29 January 2024

    The report provides information about the study on judgments related to human trafficking and foreign employment in Nepal for deeper analysis to identify indicators from the perspective of forced labour. The key aspects covered include introduction, legal framework dealing with human trafficking and foreign employment cases, analysis of human trafficking and foreign employment judgments, and conclusion and recommendations.

  7. ILO and BRIN kick off a joint survey on decent work in marine fishing in Indonesia

    15 January 2024

    To support more efficient policies and interventions that better protect Indonesian fishers from forced labour, the ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme and the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) conducts a joint survey on fishers’ working conditions in Indonesia.

  8. Indonesian migrant workers' precariousness in sea-based sectors

    18 December 2023

    An opinion editorial by Mi Zhou, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Southeast Asia programme, published by the Antara News on 18 December.

  9. The Alignment of Indonesian laws, policies, and their enforcement with the ILO international labour standards on forced labour: A situation and gap analysis

    05 December 2023

    This gap analysis documents the extent to which the requirements of PO29 are represented in the Government of Indonesia’s existing laws, norms and practices, with special reference to Indonesia’s catch fisheries sector and local fishers, who are one of the groups identified to be at risk of forced labour in Indonesia.

  10. Indonesia strengthens joint labour inspection system in fishing sector with guidance tool

    09 November 2023

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme supports the effort to strengthen joint labour inspection system in fishing sector between the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) and the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF).