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. Indonesia launches its Road Map for Care Economy for a more Gender Equal World of Work

    28 March 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office in Indonesia supports the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection in the development of a Road Map on Care Economy for a Transformative, fair and Equal World of Work in Indonesia.

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    New EU-UN ‘PROTECT’ project supports women migrant workers and children in Southeast Asia

    26 March 2024

    A new initiative launched by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) will help strengthen the rights of women migrant workers and children in Southeast Asia, while reducing their vulnerabilities.

  3. Indonesia establishes the first MRC for migrant fishing vessel crews in Pemalang Regency

    25 March 2024

    The ILO supports the establishment of the first Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) for Indonesian migrant fishing vessel crews to ensure their labour rights and to be free from exploitation and forced labour at sea.

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    ILO supports Indonesia to move from fossil fuel to renewable energy

    19 March 2024

    Through a series of training workshops on Just Energy Transition, the ILO builds the capacity of relevant stakeholders on economic transformation and development of human capital for new emerging sectors.

  5. From provinces to regencies, BWI joins hands with Indonesian Government to improve working conditions

    13 March 2024

    Better Work Indonesia, a joint programme of ILO and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), strengthens its cooperation with the Ministry of Manpower at provincial, regency and city levels through an coordination alignment workshop.

  6. EU-ILO join forces to strengthen Agroforestry Value Chains in Timor-Leste

    08 March 2024

    The European Union, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), facilitated a multi-stakeholder workshop on agroforestry value chains in Timor-Leste, under the EU’s Agroforestry Skills for Employment and Resilience Project.

  7. ILO and trade unions strengthen collaboration with Central Java on labour rights for fishers

    06 March 2024

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab and Trade Union’s in the Fishing Sector conducted a series of activities to strengthen collaboration with Central Java’s relevant stakeholders in fishing sector

  8. Indonesian palm oil sector improves labour-management cooperation through social dialogue

    04 March 2024

    The ILO facilitates workers and employers of the Indonesian palm oil sector to promote social dialogue for improved productivity and workplace cooperation.

  9. The new ILO Country Director pays courtesy calls to ILO constituents in Indonesia

    29 February 2024

    Simrin Singh, the new ILO Country Director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste, paid courtesy calls to the tripartite constituents and relevant partners in Indonesia.

  10. New Agroforestry Skills project launched to improve youth integration into Timor-Leste’s labour market

    28 February 2024

    The ILO and its social partners, with support from the European Union, promote skills development for youth and women in Agroforestry sector in Timor-Leste.