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. Indonesian young workers are still vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and have limited access to social protection

    14 August 2023

    The joint study of ILO and YARSI University maps the vulnerability of young workers to HIV/AIDS and their access to social protection. The study recommends expanding the access of young workers to HIV education programme and social protection.

  2. © CNBC Indonesia/Edward Ricardo 2024

    A joint study of ILO and OJK reveals the urgent need for digital transformation in rural banks

    10 August 2023

    The ILO and the Financial Services Authority (OJK) launch key findings of their latest study revealing opportunities, challenges and gaps in the development and adaption of digital financial services in banking sector. The key findings support the acceleration of digital financial services for rural bank and sharia rural bank (BPR/BPRS) to better serve the SMEs.

  3. Innovative HIV e-Learning benefits companies in strengthening HIV workplace programme

    08 August 2023

    The e-Learning platform for the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS at the Workplace programme has benefited hundreds of companies. The platform is jointly developed by the ILO and its social partners to improve the existing Manpower Ministry’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) platform.

  4. Timor-Leste to extend its social security coverage to informal workers

    07 August 2023

    The ILO supports the government of Timor-Leste strengthen its social security policies and programmes focusing on informal sector.

  5. HIV self-testing at workplace can contribute to end the HIV epidemic

    04 August 2023

    Relevant stakeholders, facilitated by the ILO, share their experiences, lessons learnt and challenges in the implementation of HIV self-testing at workplace in Indonesia.

  6. Launched, a series of HIV innovative interventions at workplace in Indonesia

    01 August 2023

    The ILO and its social partners join forces to develop and implement a series of HIV innovative interventions to support Indonesia achieving the triple 95s goals and strengthening its HIV/AIDS national programme.

  7. National partners take ownership of the ILO training manual on soft skills and financial management for migrant workers

    27 July 2023

    The training manual of the ILO’s Safe and Fair programme has been adopted by relevant national partners to enhance the education and skill development programme for Indonesia migrant workers.

  8. © Khem Sovannara/ILO 2024

    ILO research highlights gaps and potential in use of technology to help youth find work

    26 July 2023

    Technological transformation in public employment services can support youth in Asia-Pacific to navigate labour market transitions and enter decent work.

  9. © ILO 2024

    ILO and MOHRSS of China join hands to enhance South-South cooperation and employment policymaking in South-East Asia

    25 July 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) of China launch a project to promote South-South cooperation for full and high-quality employment in South-East Asia.

  10. ILO supports the establishment of Provincial OSH Council and Sectoral Tripartite Forum in Riau

    21 July 2023

    The ILO Workers’ Rights Project continues to support the establishment of Provincial OSH Council and Sectoral Tripartite Forum in some provinces in Indonesia promote compliance of labour standards.