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. ILO to release new report on Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook 2022

    24 November 2022

    This third edition of the biennial Asia–Pacific Employment and Social Outlook pulls together the most recent statistics to highlight how labour markets in the region are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. © G20 2023

    G20 commitment to social justice and decent work welcomed by ILO

    16 November 2022

    The G20 leaders commitment to work together to tackle the current multiple crises facing the world and to support greater social justice and decent work, has been welcomed by the ILO’s Director-General, who attended the Summit.

  3. The ITCILO invites youth to the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023

    15 November 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, invites undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals to participate in the Winter Global Youth Forum 2023 – 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).

  4. G20: IsDB and ILO pledge to pool resources to support mutual Member States

    13 November 2022

    Strengthened joint work will focus on skills development and youth employment, as well as women’s economic empowerment, a just transition to a green economy, decent work in fragile contexts, and the growing synthesis between employment, trade and investment.

  5. ILO supports Indonesia to promote collective bargaining through mediation and labour-management cooperation

    11 November 2022

    The ILO supports the establishment of stronger industrial relations in Indonesia through mediation skills and collective bargaining training programmes.

  6. ILO Director-General to attend G20 Summit in Indonesia

    10 November 2022

    The ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, will be attending the G20 Leaders’ Summit, to be held 15-16 November, in Bali, Indonesia.

  7. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    10 November 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO will be held 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore, to discuss concrete steps to drive job-rich growth that is inclusive and transformative.

  8. © Reuters 2023

    Towards Indonesia’s maritime industry free from discrimination and harassment

    09 November 2022

    The ILO organizes a series of training programmes on violence, harassment and discrimination at work, focusing on mainstream anti-discrimination and anti-harassment measures in the workplace, particularly in the maritime industry.

  9. © Kemnaker 2023

    Building and rehabilitating roads in Timor-Leste with a greater awareness on social, environmental and OSH safeguards

    03 November 2022

    The ILO’s Roads for Development Supporting Programme (R4D-SP) Bridging Phase builds the capacity of Municipality Public Works staff to identify and address social, environmental and OSH gaps of road constructions in Timor-Leste.

  10. © Reuters 2023

    ILO facilitates just transition dialogues for energy and textile and garment industries in Indonesia

    28 October 2022

    The ILO Office for Indonesia supports dialogues among relevant stakeholders in Indonesia to create just transition for two sectors: energy and textile & garment.