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.

2022

  1. The ITCILO invites youth to the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022

    04 July 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Summer Global Youth Forum 2022 – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  2. ILO supports the launch of Indonesia’s first Trade Unions’ Network in the Fishing Sector

    23 June 2022

    The 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme together with the Bureau of Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) supported the launch of a Trade Unions’ Network in the fishing sector aiming to foster a common voice between trade unions and to reinforce bilateral and tripartite social dialogue in the fishing sector.

  3. A greater access to social protection is needed to prevent children from child labour in Timor-Leste

    17 June 2022

    The commemoration of the World Day Against Child Labour in Timor-Leste is marked with the launch of the joint ILO and UNICEF research on key driver of child labour and the urgent call for the adoption of the Child Labour National Action Plan.

  4. ILO facilitates bipartite discussions on strengthening social security system

    03 June 2022

    Workers and employers from four provinces shared their perspectives on the direction of future social security schemes in a series of bipartite meetings.

  5. Indonesia updates its EEO Guide to be relevant with the fast-changing world of work

    30 May 2022

    Indonesian key labour actors jointly update the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Guide to accommodate recent employment changes and to promote the creation of harassment- and violence-free workplaces.

  6. The ILO research recommends steps to narrow digital skills gap in Indonesia

    26 May 2022

    The ILO research identifies ICT skills shortages and provides key recommendations to narrow the digital gap in seven targeted countries, including Indonesia.

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    ‘Just transition’ policies targeting key regions vital to support coal phase out in Southeast Asia

    24 May 2022

    Coal is the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, and its rapid phasing out is essential to limit global warming to 1.5°C. A new ILO report highlights need for ‘Just transition hotspots’ to ensure human-centred transition away from coal in Indonesia, the Philippines and Viet Nam.

  8. ILO: Labour market recovery goes into reverse

    23 May 2022

    Recovery in the global labour market is threatened by multiple and interlinked global crises, as well as increasing inequalities, according to the latest ILO report on the world of work.

  9. ILO-IPDN collaborate to improve understanding of labour issues for education personnel and students

    19 May 2022

    The ILO collaborates with the Institute of Home Affairs Governance (IPDN) to increase the understanding and strengthen the curriculum for educators and students on international labour standards.

  10. The 2nd Employment Working Group G20 Meeting: “Improving the Employment Condition to Recover Together”

    16 May 2022

    The ILO supports the G20 Presidency of Indonesia which is committed to advocate collective action on three main pillars on global health architecture, sustainable energy transition and digital transformation.