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.

2023

  1. The ILO promotes inclusivity during the Creative Week for people with disabilities

    13 December 2023

    The ILO supports the efforts of the United Nations Indonesia to encourage inclusivity through Creative Week which seeks to break down misperceptions about the potential and abilities of people with disabilities.

  2. Indonesian businesses move towards responsible business conduct

    12 December 2023

    The ILO continues to support Indonesian government and businesses to strengthen the implementation of responsible business practices and conduct.

  3. We Are Able! We Are Capable! We Are Equal!: Celebrating the creative spirit of people with disabilities

    06 December 2023

    In observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the United Nations in Indonesia, in cooperation with Bumilangit Entertainment, Indonesia’s leading entertainment company, will showcase and celebrate the journeys of persons with disabilities who have overcome stigma and challenges.

  4. ILO supports the deliberation of law on violence and harassment in the world of work in Timor-Leste

    29 November 2023

    The government of Timor-Leste, with support from the ILO’s Spotlight Initiative project in Timor-Leste, is in the process of finalizing the drafting law on violence and harassment in the world of work.

  5. ILO joins forces with Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation to end violence against women

    27 November 2023

    The Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation (KSTL), with support from the ILO Spotlight Initiative in Timor-Leste, has been actively promoted the elimination of violence against women at both community and company levels.

  6. Timor-Leste’s internationally certified trainers are ready to boost women entrepreneurship in the country

    25 November 2023

    The Women Entrepreneurship Development (WED) certificate are awarded to four trainers, with support from the ILO, certifying them as the ILO’s Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead) trainer.

  7. Towards golden Indonesia with equality in care work

    21 November 2023

    The ILO organizes an interactive discussion session examining the key findings of its workers' perception survey on care work, conducted in collaboration with KataData Insight Centre.

  8. Indonesian Ministry of Manpower appreciates ILO technical assistances on various employment issues

    17 November 2023

    The ILO Country Director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste and the Indonesian Minister of Manpower conducted a courtesy meeting in Jakarta to continue strengthening the collaboration between ILO and the Ministry of Manpower.

  9. Indonesian women are still obliged to quit their paid jobs due to caring responsibilities

    15 November 2023

    The ILO is launching findings of its workers’ perception survey on care work. The survey is conducted to support the development process of Indonesia’s Road Map and National Action Plan on Care Economy.

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    Unlocking the potential of digitalization for inclusive social protection in Asia and the Pacific

    13 November 2023

    Opportunities and challenges offered by digitalization of social protection systems highlighted at major event.