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.
Employers’ and workers’ organizations of the palm oil sector join forces to promote bipartite cooperation through social dialogues
16 February 2023
The Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) and the Indonesian Trade Union Network for Palm Oil (JAPBUSI) sign a Joint Declaration to address decent work deficits in the sector, promote labour compliance and enhance the image of Indonesia’s palm oil industry for sustainability.
A new private sector working group to promote decent work and sustainable growth in Indonesia’s fishing industry
14 February 2023
Supported by the ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi Partner Fund, employers’ organisations and their members’ fishing companies, form a working group to address existing labour challenges and promote decent work.
07 February 2023
The Ministry of Manpower, with support from the ILO’s Improving Workers’ Rights in Indonesian Rural Sectors with a focus on Women Project, mainstreams gender responsive approach to its labour inspection system to prevent violence, harassment and discrimination at work.
26 January 2023
The General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) of the Ministry of Finance, the Secretariat of State for Vocational Training and Employment (SEFOPE), together with the International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching the 2021 Timor-Leste Labour Force Survey Report today on 26 January 2023.
ILO launches the first gender equality and social inclusion handbook for Higher Education Institutions
24 January 2023
This handbook is designed to be used in Gender Equality, Disabilities and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) training for staff and students in all types of vocational education and training institutions across Indonesia.
23 January 2023
The ILO has helped develop measures to address sexual harassment and violence in Indonesia’s higher education institutes.
18 January 2023
The ILO supports the efforts taken by the Ministry of Manpower to strengthen its national policies and programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH) through the publication of the 2022 National OSH Profile.
16 January 2023
Faltering global employment growth and the pressure on decent working conditions risk undermining social justice, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2023 report.
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.
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.