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. Indonesian employers renew its Guideline on Prevention and Handling Sexual Harassment at Workplace

    12 December 2022

    The renewed Employers Guideline on Prevention and Handling the Sexual Harassment at Workplace, supported by the ILO, has incorporated the ILO Convention No. 190 and the key findings of ILO’s survey violence and harassment at work in Indonesia.

  2. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting concludes with launch of ‘Singapore Statement’

    09 December 2022

    Statement identifies priorities to tackle wide range of existing and new employment challenges facing Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

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    Training Workshop on Strengthening Regional Capacity on Employment Injury Insurance (EII) and Employment Insurance (EI)

    09 December 2022

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme and the Korean partner intuitions brought together the tripartite representatives from seven countries in South-East Asia to discuss and enhance their knowledge and understanding in relation to strengthening EII and EI system in the countries.

  4. Indonesian constituents join the ILO’s Gender Academy on the elimination of violence and harassment at work

    08 December 2022

    The Indonesian constituents join a five-day training programme of the ILO’s Regional Academy on Gender, Inclusion and the Future of Asia Pacific, conducted by the ILO’s International Training Centre (ITC) Turin.

  5. ILO’s 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting opens with call for greater efforts to ensure inclusive growth

    06 December 2022

    Government, employer and worker representatives from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States gather in Singapore to shape priorities for action to drive employment growth in both regions.

  6. Workers’ and employers’ organizations joint the fight against gender harassment, violence and discrimination in palm oil and fisheries sectors

    05 December 2022

    The ILO joins forces with workers’ and employers’ organizations to free Indonesian palm oil and fisheries sectors from gender harassment, violence and discrimination.

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    Greater investment in care services could create more than 10 million jobs in Indonesia

    29 November 2022

    The ILO launches its new report on care at work, highlighting the benefits of investing in care services and policies to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality and support care for children and the elderly in Indonesia.

  8. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    29 November 2022

    High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  9. Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging

    28 November 2022

    Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.

  10. Media opportunities at the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM)

    25 November 2022

    Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM