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.


  1. Engaging trade unions on the protection of Indonesian fishers from forced labour

    23 December 2021

  2. ILO promotes ratification of Forced Labour Protocol No. 29 in Indonesia

    22 December 2021

  3. The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One Roof Services Office (LTSA-MRC) in Cirebon receives Indonesian Migrant Worker Award from the Ministry of Manpower

    21 December 2021

    The Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One-Roof Integrated Service (LTSA-MRC) in Cirebon district, supported by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair programme, is awarded by the Ministry of Manpower with Indonesian Migrant Worker Award.

  4. Young Indonesians enthuse to participate in short film-making classes on OSH issues

    16 December 2021

    In line with the One Minute Video Competition (Kompetisi Video Semenit/KOVID), the ILO organized two short film-making classes related to occupational safety and health (OSH) issues to encourage the dissemination of information to help breaking the chains of COVID-19 transmission.

  5. ILO and AJI Indonesia launch media competition and award on occupational safety and health (OSH)

    14 December 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through the Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces, and AJI Indonesia is organizing a media competition and award for journalistic reporting on the issue of occupational safety and health (OSH).

  6. Announced, the winner of the First Sign Language Dance Choreography Competition

    10 December 2021

    The Show Your Sign contest was co-devised by the UN in Indonesia and the International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Indonesian Association for the Welfare of the Deaf (Gerkatin), and the affiliated Sign Language Center in Indonesia (Pusbisindo).

  7. ILO’s SCORE programme brought tremendous improvements to Indonesian MSMEs after 12 years of implementation

    08 December 2021

    The ILO handed over its Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme in Indonesia to national implementing partners for sustaining the productivity and competitiveness enhancement of Indonesia’s micro, small and medium enterprises.

  8. Prevent the spread of HIV and COVID-19 with VCT and vaccine programmes

    06 December 2021

    The ILO joins hands with the Confederation of Indonesian Moslem Trade Union (K-Saburmusi) and the City Government of Sukabumi to prevent the spread of HIV and COVID-19 for transportation workers and people with HIV.

  9. Empowered by new management skills, novice event organizers turbocharge launch of new tourism spot

    02 December 2021

    The ILO-UK programme is equipping coastal villagers in Indonesia with knowledge, skills and tools to help them capitalize on emerging tourism opportunities.

  10. Mediators play a key role in promoting bipartite cooperation in the new normal era

    29 November 2021

    Over the coming months and years, the COVID-19 pandemic will likely to continue to have dramatic impact on all aspects of life and business, including disputes and their resolution. In the face of economic uncertainty, the roles of mediation and mediators to assist in resolving workplace disputes have become more important.