This is a list of official ILO feature stories issued by the ILO office in Jakarta and Timor-Leste. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each stories. The most recent stories is at the top.
ILO initiative transforms lives in coastal North Sulawesi
24 March 2023
An assessment shows proof of improvements in community enterprises in the coastal area of North Minahasa following the intervention of the ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme in Indonesia.
Women leaders at garment sector improve their leadership skills for better productivity
27 February 2023
Hundreds of women leaders in garment sector have improved their leadership skills through the Supervisory Skills Training organized by Better Work Indonesia, a partnership programme of the ILO and International Finance Cooperation (IFC). The improved skills have also increased the productivity.
Shoring up the foundation for a safe, inclusive learning environment
31 January 2023
Training to create a convenient platform to report sexual harassment on campus and a capacity-building exchange to the UK made a huge difference in one Indonesian woman’s life.
Study tour strengthens vocational education collaboration between Indonesia and the United Kingdom
19 January 2023
Enhancing institutional knowledge sharing and capacity building, the ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity programme in Indonesia facilitated study visits for polytechnic leaders and lectures to academic partners in the UK.
Sunshine, sea… and skills in tourism: ILO supports women in northeastern Indonesia in sustainable tourism development
12 January 2023
Viewing jobs law and Perppu through the lens of freedom of association
07 January 2023
An opinion editorial by Albert Bonasahat, national project coordinator of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Programme, published by the Jakarta Post on 7 January.
Indonesian women seafarers: Fighting against the tide of harassment and discrimination
16 November 2022
After joining the ILO training of trainer on harassment, violence and HIV/AIDS vulnerability in the maritime sector, an Indonesian woman seafarer actively promotes the rights to be free from harassment and discrimination at sea.
Routes to success for youth through digital skills and apprenticeship
28 October 2022
The ILO’s digital skills training and apprenticeship programmes have provided two young Indonesians with a better opportunity for skilled jobs in animation industry.
Stress management programme key to ramping up labour productivity in Indonesia
24 October 2022
Better Work Indonesia helps managers and workers to self-diagnose and resolve problems through training among other approaches.
Hoping for improvements after 27 years working at sea
18 October 2022
After 27 years working at sea, Sukarno’s working life remains the same— constant, hard work with few, short breaks. His hope is to work on land, close to his family.