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.


  1. Indonesian workers are still vulnerable to violence and harassment at work

    27 September 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with the Never Okay Project are launching findings of a workers’ survey on violence and harassment at work. The survey is part of the effort to create a world of work, free from all types of violence and harassment in Indonesia.

  2. Building a culture of resilience on safety and health to over 1,500 workplaces and 22,000 workers in Indonesia

    20 September 2022

    The ILO, Ministry of Manpower and Government of Japan join forces to restore conditions of employment and business affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through resilient occupational safety and health (OSH) management system.

  3. © G20 2022

    ILO calls on G20 to support the “Global Accelerator for Jobs and Social Protection”

    15 September 2022

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting puts the focus on improving employment conditions to achieve a better recovery.

  4. Indonesian unemployment insurance scheme reviewed for improvements after six-months of implementation

    13 September 2022

    The ILO supports the review and examination of the implementation of the Indonesian unemployment insurance scheme (JKP) for better improvements and expansions to benefit all workers facing job lost and replacement.

  5. ILO: Coastal communities are enabling key to Indonesia’s blue economic development and implementation

    12 September 2022

    ILO Country Director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste participates in the G20 Side Event Seminar to highlight the potential of the Blue Economy Roadmap to create jobs and improve livelihoods in coastal communities in Indonesia.

  6. ILO works hand in hand with local authority to provide psychological supports for officials dealing with survivors of gender-based violence

    09 September 2022

    Under a joint EU-UN Spotlight Partnership, ILO and the Ministry of Social, Solidarity and Inclusion (MSSI) identify priorities to enhance knowledge and develop skills in providing effective psychological support services towards the victims of gender-based violence and domestic violence in Timor-Leste.

  7. Towards gender equality and disability inclusion in Timor-Leste

    05 September 2022

    To promote gender and disability inclusivity in Timor-Leste, the ILO through its Roads for Development Supporting Programme (R4D-SP) Bridging Phase conducted two training programmes on Gender Equality and Disability Inclusion (GEDI) reaching out to both government officials and local communities.

  8. ILO supports initiatives of Indonesian Manpower Minister to prevent violence and harassment at work

    01 September 2022

    As part of the ILO commitment to create a world of work that is free from violence and harassment as mandated by the ILO’s Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment, the ILO supports the establishment of the Equality Task Force and Prevention on Sexual Harassment at Workplace in various provinces.

  9. The ILO’s public campaign encourages workers to speak up against harassment and violence at work

    30 August 2022

    The ILO and the Never Okay Project are conducting a series of campaigns to raise awareness and encourage a social movement against harassment and violence at work.

  10. Fostering entrepreneurship for Timor-Leste’s women and other vulnerable groups

    26 August 2022

    The ILO, under a joint EU-UN Spotlight Partnership, works hand in hand with its social partners to provide entrepreneurship skills and opportunities to be economically independent for women and other vulnerable groups in Timor-Leste.