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. Recognized, Indonesia’s collaborative efforts to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

    12 May 2022

    The ILO global report on occupational safety and health (OSH), issued as part of the commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Workplace highlights efforts taken by Indonesia to build a partnership with relevant actors in implementing the COVID-19 risk assessment service at workplace.

  2. The ILO launches OSH learning programme and educational game

    09 May 2022

    To strengthen the creation of a strong, resilience of occupational safety and health (OSH) prevention culture in Indonesia, the ILO and its partners develop an innovative way to raise the OSH awareness for youth through e-learning programme and educational game.

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    Social dialogue is key to mitigate work accidents and increase productivity

    04 May 2022

    Social dialogue is needed to enhance the OSH management system at the company management level, and improve the quality of the human resources.

  4. ILO promotes the acceleration of transition from cash to digital payments in Indonesia

    25 April 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with its social partners launch the first assessment on digital wage payments in Indonesia. The assessment is part of the effort to help smoothing the transition from cash to digital payments, particularly for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  5. UN joint project for inclusive recovery from COVID-19 impacts reaches 185,000 people in Indonesia

    21 April 2022

    The ILO is part of the United Nations (UN) joint project to support Indonesia’s vulnerable groups through entrepreneurship and skills training programmes.

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    Transforming community vocational training centres with the adoption of digital technology

    19 April 2022

    The ILO supports the programme of Indonesian government to transform community vocational training centres to be more professional training providers with the adoption of digital technology. The support is part of the UN joint programme.

  7. Job preparation skills to help people with disabilities securing employment

    13 April 2022

    The ILO, as part of the United Nations (UN) joint programme, collaborates with Sunyi Academy to empower people with disabilities, particularly those with hearing disabilities, to demonstrate their talents and abilities.

  8. Equipping garment factory workers with soft skills to face future of work challenges

    12 April 2022

    Understanding the importance of soft skills in the world of work, the ILO organizes a series of soft skills training in April-May 2022 targeting garment factory workers.

  9. Indonesian mass media take actions to free the world of work from violence and harassment

    07 April 2022

    The ILO joins forces with the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia to engage Indonesian mass media taking actions to advocate ILO’s Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment.

  10. Indonesia supports gender-responsive protection for its migrant workers

    05 April 2022

    Together with the Ministry of Manpower and the Migrant Workers Network, the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair programme launched gender-responsive guideline and procedure to promote safe and fair migration for all.