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. Provincial Fisheries and Manpower Offices of West Java Province join forces to secure decent work at fishing sector

    24 October 2022

    The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme supports the effort taken by the Provincial Manpower Office and the Provincial Marine Affairs and Fisheries Office of West Java to create a synergy in joint inspection onboard fishing vessels.

  2. No workers immune from violence and harassment, actions needed at company level

    19 October 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with the Never Okay Project are launching findings of a workers’ survey on violence and harassment at work. The ILO releases its latest report on violence and harassment at work, highlighting the urgency of reporting and handling mechanism at work and the ratification of ILO Convention No. 190.

  3. Preventing forced labour at sea in Indonesia through labour inspections at Indonesian fishing ports

    17 October 2022

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi Partner Fund supports the efforts taken by relevant ministries in Indonesia to improve protection for Indonesian local and migrant fishers with an updated field guide for labour inspection, training and pilot joint-inspections in Benoa and Jakarta ports.

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    Indonesian TV journalists advocate the importance of OSH for the public and for themselves

    13 October 2022

    The ILO works hand in hand with the Indonesian TV Journalist Association (IJTI) to promote occupational safety and health (OSH) standards and to be part of the campaign towards a more resilient OSH management system in Indonesia.

  5. Empowering youth by promoting OSH preventative culture through digital learning tools and educational games

    11 October 2022

    The ILO empowers university and vocational students to have better knowledge and understanding about occupational safety and health (OSH) to build a generation of safe and healthy workers.

  6. It is time to break the silence against violence and harassment at work in Indonesia

    10 October 2022

    Representatives of businesses and workers agree, during the ILO’s interactive discussion, that it is time for all parties to take violence and harassment at work as a serious matter and there is an urgent need for a reporting mechanism and case handling at enterprise level.

  7. Culture of prevention is key to coping with future crises like COVID-19 pandemic

    06 October 2022

    The ILO organizes a series of occupational safety and health (OSH) talkshows to continue building OSH resiliency of companies, organizations as well as individuals, particularly youth, to be more resourceful and adaptive in facing future crises like the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia.

  8. ILO hands over OSH digital learning tools and risk assessment service for a more resilient OSH culture in Indonesia

    03 October 2022

    The ILO together with its social partners showcases milestones and achievements in strengthening the occupational safety and health (OSH) management system in the country through various tools, platforms and programmes.

  9. Indonesian workers are still vulnerable to violence and harassment at work

    27 September 2022

    The ILO in collaboration with the Never Okay Project are launching findings of a workers’ survey on violence and harassment at work. The survey is part of the effort to create a world of work, free from all types of violence and harassment in Indonesia.

  10. Building a culture of resilience on safety and health to over 1,500 workplaces and 22,000 workers in Indonesia

    20 September 2022

    The ILO, Ministry of Manpower and Government of Japan join forces to restore conditions of employment and business affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through resilient occupational safety and health (OSH) management system.