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. 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.

  2. Voicing the voiceless of Indonesian women migrant workers

    23 November 2021

    As part of the Human Rights Festival, the ILO through its ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative conducted a journalism exhibition and discussion to voice the voiceless of Indonesian migrant workers.

  3. Investment in health as the priority for the future of work

    16 November 2021

    The pandemic is accelerating the adoption of automation and digitization in the world of work. It insisted the society to be more adaptive in dealing with business process automation, economic digitization, and the emergence of new forms of work. Indonesia is facing a big challenge in starting the new normal in the field of employment.

  4. Promoting Indonesia with OSH Culture, ILO launches one-minute video competition

    15 November 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launches a one-minute video competition (Kompetisi Video Semenit/KOVID) with an aim to promote the safety and health workplace culture during pandemic as a key for productivity and business resilience.

  5. Turn the conflicts into productivity for strengthened industrial relations

    05 November 2021

    The ILO’s workshop on bipartite dispute settlement has supported both employers and workers to strengthen their bipartite relations by turning the conflicts into productivity.

  6. ILO holds a dialogue with Indonesian youth on human centered recovery and future of work

    25 October 2021

    As part of the UN Day celebration in Indonesia, the ILO participated in the lively discussion with youth during the thematic session.

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    Media engagement to improve gender-sensitive labour migration reporting

    22 October 2021

    The ILO, through its joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, in partnership with the Alliance of Indonesian Journalists (AJI) Jakarta organized a series of media engagement programmes.

  8. Vulnerable groups become the main part of inclusive recovery from the pandemic impacts

    20 October 2021

    Collaboration and socio-economic approaches are a surefire way to accelerate the recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in an inclusive manner.

  9. Workplace safety creates a long-term resilience

    19 October 2021

    New ways of working and improving work safety can boost the country's economy

  10. Young workers urge the elimination of workplace violence and harassment

    18 October 2021

    As part of the promotion for the ratification of the ILO Convention No. 190, the ILO took part in the discussion with young workers who aspired for workplace free from violence and harassment.