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. Better Work Indonesia promotes mental health and gender equality for garment industry

    12 October 2021

    Better Work Indonesia (BWI), a joint programme of ILO and IFC, member of World Bank Group conducts a series of knowledge-sharing sessions to promote mental health and gender equality at its participating garment companies during the pandemic COVID-19.

  2. Launched, the good practice video on trade unions’ actions to prevent HIV at workplace

    08 October 2021

    The ILO recently launched a new good practice video highlighting the important roles of trade unions in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS at the workplace.

  3. Employers and workers support the new COVID-19 risk assessment service for enterprises

    04 October 2021

    The recently launched risk assessment service by the ILO and its partners, aims to help employers and workers to jointly create safe and sustainable workplace as well as accelerate the reopening and return to office movement.

  4. ILO and its partners offer free COVID-19 risk assessment service to enhance workplace safety and business continuity

    28 September 2021

    The ILO and its partners develop COVID-19 risk assessment service to support business continuity, workplace resilience and workers protection. The assessment is based on the national guidelines and the occupational safety and health (OSH) principles.

  5. Trade unions take actions to promote gender-balanced workplace for SMEs

    24 September 2021

    The ILO’s SCORE Programme in Indonesia collaborated with trade union confederations, through a series of gender equality trainings, to assist Indonesian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in creating equal opportunities for women and men at work.

  6. © ILO/F. Latief 2021

    Indonesian industries are ready for industry-driven competency standards

    20 September 2021

    The ILO and the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) are in the process of validating the guide that promotes a greater involvement of industries in developing competency standards.

  7. ILO collaborates with two Indonesian State-Owned Companies on HIV self-screening

    14 September 2021

    The ILO collaborates with PT Pertamina (Persero) Tbk and PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk to implement HIV self-screening to scale up HIV prevention at workplaces and contribute to end AIDS by 2030.

  8. Smart working to maintain workers’ mental health for business continuity in time of the pandemic

    13 September 2021

    Smart working is the right option for workers and companies. A strategy at the company level should be prepared to maintain workers’ mental health for improved productivity and sustainable business during the pandemic.

  9. © Thomas Ora 2021

    Timor-Leste to strengthen its dispute resolution system

    10 September 2021

    Key labour actors of Timor-Leste, with support from the ILO, organized a National Tripartite Dialogue to review and improve the effectiveness of the dispute resolution mechanism in the country.

  10. ILO-Ministry of Manpower launch a Guideline for Labour Inspection in Time of Pandemic

    07 September 2021

    The ILO and the Ministry of Manpower jointly develop and launch a Guideline for Labour Inspection in Time of Pandemic to optimize the performance of labour inspectors and to ensure labour compliance as part of the COVID-19 prevention at workplaces.