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. The first job fair for disabilities in Central Java, offering a greater access to employment for persons with disabilities

    29 December 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with Provincial Government of Central Java and Better Work Indonesia organize a two-day first job fair for disabilities to provide better employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

  2. © Hoa Tran / ILO 2023

    Protection of Indonesian migrant workers should be included in the upcoming national development plan

    27 December 2022

    The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme supports the two-day public dialogues to improve services and protection of Indonesian migrant workers. including Indonesian migrant fishers.

  3. The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Services Office (LTSA-MRC) in Tulungagung receives the Indonesian Migrant Worker Award for the best integrated services for placement and protection

    23 December 2022

    The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One-Roof Integrated Service (LTSA-MRC) in Tulungagung district, supported by the ILO through the Safe and Fair programme, receives the Indonesian Migrant Worker Award from the Ministry of Manpower for providing best integrated services for placement and protection to Indonesian migrant workers.

  4. Indonesia Business Forum 2022 showcases a decade of progress and challenges in Indonesia’s garment industry

    16 December 2022

    Better Work Indonesia, a joint programme of ILO and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), highlights a collective effort undertaken by Indonesian garment industry to gain a significant improvement in compliance of labour laws and standards.

  5. © Dok. Istimewa 2023

    Labour standards compliance is key to build a sustainable supply chain in the fishing sector

    15 December 2022

    The ILO’s two-day capacity building programme aims to improve labour laws compliance, gender equality and working conditions in the fishing industry.

  6. Tripartite Forum on Migration empowers women migrant workers as agents of change to safeguard their labour rights

    13 December 2022

    The ILO through the Safe and Fair Programme supported the establishment of a Tripartite Plus Forum in Cirebon, West Java to support the rights of women migrant workers.

  7. Indonesian employers renew its Guideline on Prevention and Handling Sexual Harassment at Workplace

    12 December 2022

    The renewed Employers Guideline on Prevention and Handling the Sexual Harassment at Workplace, supported by the ILO, has incorporated the ILO Convention No. 190 and the key findings of ILO’s survey violence and harassment at work in Indonesia.

  8. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  9. © ILO 2023

    Training Workshop on Strengthening Regional Capacity on Employment Injury Insurance (EII) and Employment Insurance (EI)

    09 December 2022

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme and the Korean partner intuitions brought together the tripartite representatives from seven countries in South-East Asia to discuss and enhance their knowledge and understanding in relation to strengthening EII and EI system in the countries.

  10. Indonesian constituents join the ILO’s Gender Academy on the elimination of violence and harassment at work

    08 December 2022

    The Indonesian constituents join a five-day training programme of the ILO’s Regional Academy on Gender, Inclusion and the Future of Asia Pacific, conducted by the ILO’s International Training Centre (ITC) Turin.