News and press releases
This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO office in Jakarta and Timor-Leste. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each release. The most recent release is at the top.
Asia-Pacific governments look to technology for employment services to support youth
30 May 2023
Government officials from across the region exchange and learn about how technology can help young people access decent employment.
Province of Central Java to establish a Joint Inspection Team for Labour Norms in fisheries sector
29 May 2023
The Joint Inspection Team will enhance the fishing industry and provide the better protection for workers in the fishing sector, particularly those who work on board fishing vessels.
ILO supports polytechnics through international partnerships to develop an inclusive, competitive and sustainable Indonesian maritime workforce
23 May 2023
Through a programme funded by UK government, the ILO has been partnering with the Indonesian polytechnics, industry and international academic institutions to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in maritime sector.
ILO welcomes the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers
19 May 2023
The issuance of the ASEAN Declaration on Placement and Protection of Migrant Fishers is in line with ILO’s work in Indonesia to strengthen and support the realization of decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.
Workers and employers of palm oil and fish processing sectors join forces to promote labour rights and gender equality
10 May 2023
Applying what they have learnt from the ILO’s communications training, workers and employers from palm oil and fish processing sectors have conducted their own internal and public campaigns to promote stronger compliance to labour laws and labour rights.
Timor-Leste commemorates Labour Day with a long march to promote decent work and the ratification of ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment
05 May 2023
A long march in Timor-Leste on Labour Day was not only to promote decent work but also to create a world of work free from violence and harassment through the ratification of ILO Convention No. 190.
Indonesia to establish a national team for joint labour inspection in the fishing sector
27 April 2023
The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab continues to support Indonesia in developing and finalizing a Field Guide on Labour Inspection On-Board Fishing Vessels as a tool that will be used by the national team for joint labour inspection in the sector.
Indonesian trade unions unite to promote safer working environment from digital violence and harassment
25 April 2023
The ILO raises the awareness of Indonesian trade union confederations to be part of the actions to create workplaces that are free from violence and harassment, including online gender-based violence.
Indonesia to develop a road map on care economy
18 April 2023
The ILO supports the collaborative efforts taken by the Government of Indonesia and its developmental partners to develop a road map on care economy to generate new jobs, promote equality and improve the country’s economic growth.
The ILO supports the launch of survey on decent wages for journalists
17 April 2023
The ILO supports the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Jakarta to promote decent wages and working conditions for Indonesian journalists.