Events and meetings

2011

  1. Skills certification for experienced eco tour guides

    12 - 14 December 2011

    The objective of the assessment and certification is for the tour guides to be equipped with recognized certification and enable them to serve as trainers of new tour guides and upgrading of less experienced guides. This certification process is one of the identified activities under the green jobs in Asia sector demonstration project.

  2. Expert Meeting on Social Security and Social Protection Floor: Learning from Regional Experiences

    12 - 15 December 2011

    The social protection floor is the basic level of social protection that should be guaranteed to all residents in all countries world wide. Although most Asian countries have already fairly developed social protection mechanisms in place, and are not starting from scratch, there is evidence that in many cases the basic entitlement to the social protection floor is not yet met. This situation is shared in most developing and middle- income countries in the world.

  3. Roll-Out training for experienced ecotour guides

    1 - 4 December 2011

    One of the activities that would be undertaken by the Green Jobs in Asia project for the local stakeholders at the Bromo area is eco tour guide training in forms of Training of Trainers (ToTs) for the skilled tour guides and followed by a rollout training for beginners and experienced tour guides.

  4. Roll-Out Training for Beginner Ecotour Guides

    28 - 30 November 2011

    The main purpose of the roll-out training for ecotour guides therefore is to give experienced tour-guides and potential eco-tour guides the necessary skills to conduct their specific activity following the ecotour guide national competency standards as stipulated by the Indonesian Government.

  5. Skills Certification for Eco-tour Guides

    24 - 26 November 2011

    The assessment for skills certification will be designed in a holistic manner to encourage the assessors in order for them to assess the capability of the trainees that participated in the Training of Trainers for Eco Tour Guides.

  6. Training of Trainers (ToT) for Ecotour Guides

    7 - 10 November 2011

    The training is designed in a way to encourage the participants to be active and propose ideas on how to think, act, train, and advocate to other people on the principles of community-environment-tourism to support the achievement of sustainable tourism in Bromo-Tengger-Semeru area.

  7. 2011 Asia Regional Conference on “Advocacy towards the Ratification and Implementation of ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Workers”

    24 - 26 October 2011

    The 2011 Asia Regional Conference on “Advocacy towards the Ratification and Implementation of ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Workers” brought together again domestic workers’ unions, trade unions, civil society groups and other social movements in the Asia region to serve as catalysts for national and regional initiatives towards the ratification of the Convention for domestic workers.

  8. High-Level Meeting on Labour Inspection

    20 October 2011

    In the world of work, labour inspection is the most important instrument of the state for ensuring labour law compliance in the areas such as industrial relations, wages, working conditions, occupational safety and health, and social security.

  9. ILO Workshop for the News Media: Strengthening Media Communication on Gender and Employment Issues

    20 - 21 October 2011

    The ILO Jakarta Office committed to disseminate and raise awareness of gender equality to all stakeholders, including the media. ILO will organize a workshop for the journalist from various media in understanding and communicating gender in employment issues.

  10. Training of Trainers (ToT) on Start and Improve Your Business (SYIB) for National Vocational Rehabilitation Center

    17 - 28 October 2011

    It is generally more difficult for persons with disabilities to start their business than fornon-disabled persons, due to many barriers peoplewith disabilities still face in their environment (including reduced access togeneral education and skills training), entrepreneurship training can give persons with disabilities, especially women, opportunity for starting their own businesses and employment opportunities.

  11. National Seminar on Employment Diagnostic Analysis: Strengthening the Focus on Productive Employment in Province-level Development Planning

    7 October 2011

    The workshop is amed to build capacity in employment diagnostic analysis among the ILO constituents and to reach a shared understanding of the nature of the main constraints and challenges to productive employment generation in Indonesia as a basis for a more coherent policy making at the provincial level.

  12. Interactive Talkshow: “The Long Journey of Justice for Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    5 October 2011

    As the second largest sending country, some 700.000 documented Indonesian migrant workers leave the country for work abroad, primarily in East and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. Of these, 78 per cent work as domestic workers. In 2009, around 4.3 million Indonesians were estimated to be working abroad.

  13. Technical Seminar on Impact and Lessons Learnt on School to Work Transition (The Closing Seminar of the ILO-EAST Project)

    4 - 5 October 2011

    ILO EAST is a four-year project (2007 – 2011) funded by the Government of Netherlands and executed by the International Labour Organization that aims (a) at improving the employability and capacity for entrepreneurship among young women and men through improved access to high-quality and relevant educational and training opportunities, and (b) at contributing to the elimination of child labour. The geographical coverage includes Papua, West Papua, East Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, South Sulawesi, and Aceh provinces.

  14. Photo Exhibition on Migrant Workers - “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    2 - 5 October 2011

    As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the ILO in collaboration with Sim Chi Yin, a Singaporean photojournalist who is now based in Beijing, China, have developed a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers.”

  15. Launch of Photo Essay on Migrant Workers - “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers”

    29 September 2011

    As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is going to launch a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers” in Jakarta.

  16. Green Jobs Foundation Training

    8 - 9 August 2011

    Main purpose of the foundation training is to serve as a basic awareness raising and knowledge enhancing activity for the ILO constituents.

  17. Validation Workshop of the Social Protection Assessment Based National Dialogue

    4 August 2011

    The Indonesian government recently implemented a series of social protection measures linked to poverty reduction, employment and community participation which can be considered as the first step towards the establishment of a social protection floor for all.

  18. Multi-Stakeholders Workshop on People with Disabilities in Indonesia: Access to Employment and Justice

    25 - 26 July 2011

    In recent years, the Asia and Pacific region has made significant strides in recognizing disability as a human rights issue, and in addressing the challenges that people with disabilities face in their efforts to contribute economically, socially, and politically to their societies.

  19. Training of Trainers on HIV/AIDS and Migrant Workers for Pre-Departure Orientation Instructors

    22 - 24 July 2011

    Due to the lack of HIV/AIDS education for migrant workers, the ILO is organized this training to build the capacity of the pre-departure instructors as an effort to provide adequate information to migrant workers through all migration cycle from community level to destination country.

  20. National Stakeholder Workshop on Protecting Indonesian Migrant Workers and Their Families against Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities

    19 July 2011

    Migrant workers, particularly women migrant workers, are disproportionately at risk of becoming infected by HIV. This is evident through the increased number of HIV cases recorded among migrant workers. The Association of Hospital and Medical Center for Indonesian Manpower, HIPTEK, reported 174 HIV cases among 162.000 prospective migrant workers tested at 10 big health test centres in 2010. The NGO Caring of Migrant Workers reported handling 50 HIV cases among deported migrant workers in 2010.