The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Indonesia and Timor-Leste focusing on employment promotion, stopping the exploitation at work and social dialogue. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in both countries.


  1. Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in Asia

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2030

    The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) was launched in 2013 as a response to the call at Rio+20 to support countries to embark on greener and more inclusive growth pathway. ILO’s activities within PAGE focus on Green Jobs and ensuring Just Transitions that manage workplace changes as a result of the impacts of climate change.

  2. Multi Partner Fund to step up the fight against child labour and forced labour

    1 January 2021 - 31 December 2030

    The pooled-funded mechanism of the 8.7 Accelerator Lab


  1. Better Work Programme in Indonesia - Stage IV

    1 January 2019 - 31 December 2027

    The Project aims to improve working conditions and productivity in targeted employment-intensive sectors by improving compliance with international core labour standards and Indonesian labour law. In tandem, the project will promote productivity and competitiveness of enterprises linked to the Indonesian global supply chain.


  1. Promoting SME Enterprises through Improved Entrepreneurs’ Access to Financial Services (PROMISE II IMPACT)

    3 January 2022 - 31 December 2025

    The Project aims to strengthen the enabling environment to drive a more inclusive financial sector for SMEs, generating post-pandemic economic growth and employment opportunities.

  2. Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Supply Chains Asia (RISSC)

    1 September 2022 - 31 August 2025

    Funded by the Government of Japan, the RISSC project aims to build more resilient, inclusive and sustainable global supply chains as an entry point and catalyst for advancing decent work, addressing human and labour right risks, and building forward better from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. Strengthening Industrial Relations in Indonesia Project

    1 March 2022 - 30 April 2025

    The programme builds the capacity of garment sector workers and their representatives to effectively organize and represent all workers in Indonesia’s garment sector. and participate more actively and inclusively in key national policy advocacy.


  1. Improving Workers’ Rights in Rural Sectors of Indonesia with a focus on Women

    1 December 2020 - 30 October 2024

    The project, funded by the US Department of Labour (USDOL), aims to promote labour laws compliance, occupational safety and health and gender equality in the Indo-Pacific.

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    Ship to Shore Rights South East Asia - Indonesia

    1 August 2020 - 31 July 2024

    The Project aims to promoting regular and safe labour migration among South East Asian countries in fishing and seafood processing sectors.

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    Promoting and Building Social Protection in Asia (Indonesia - 4th phase)

    15 March 2021 - 28 February 2024

    The project builds on the achievements made by ‘the ILO/Japan project for promoting and building social protection in Asia (3rd phase): Extending social security coverage in ASEAN (2016 – 2019)’ as well as other development cooperation projects.


  1. Spotlight Initiative in Timor-Leste – A Joint EU-UN Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls

    1 January 2020 - 31 December 2023

    The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, which is being funded by the EU and implemented through five UN agencies in Timor- Leste: ILO, UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF.

  2. HIV/AIDS Programme in the World of Work in Indonesia

    8 January 2018 - 31 December 2023

    The programme aims to strengthen the capacity of tripartite organizations and related stakeholders in responding HIV/AIDS programme at the workplace by promoting the Recommendation. concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010 (No. 200).

  3. Safe and Fair: Realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region

    1 January 2018 - 31 December 2023

    The project is part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls, a global, multi-year initiative between the European Union and United Nations. Safe and Fair is implemented through a partnership between the ILO and UN Women, in collaboration with UNODC, with the overriding objective of ensuring that labour migration is safe and fair for all women in the ASEAN region.

  4. Advancing Workers’ Rights in Indonesia and Malaysia’s Palm Oil Sector

    7 September 2019 - 31 August 2023

    In Indonesia, the project aims to ensure that Indonesian unions in the palm oil supply chain effectively advocate their members’ on fundamental workers’ rights, while in Malaysia aims to contribute to the elimination of child labour and forced labour in oil palm plantations.

  5. Building Social Protection Floors for All - Phase II

    1 March 2022 - 30 June 2023

    The project aims to provide the ILO’s stakeholders with analysis and knowledge on the role of social insurance schemes in the context of climate change.

  6. MAP16 project in Timor-Leste

    1 March 2020 - 30 June 2023

    The MAP16 project contributes to the promotion of decent work in Timor-Leste by supporting the government and social partners with the aim to advance its compliance with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by combating and eliminating child labour.

  7. Strengthening Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS) in ASEAN for better skills and employment policies

    1 October 2021 - 30 April 2023

    The project aims to increase capacity of ASEAN Member States to identify current skills mismatches, anticipate future skills needs and prevailing barriers to access by specific groups, and to generate evidence with a view to inform skills and employment-related policy formulation.

  8. Promotion of C190 Ratification and Prevention of Violence and Harassment at Work in Indonesia

    21 September 2021 - 30 April 2023

    The programme focuses on promoting gender equality and non-discrimination in a context of future of work and promotes Indonesia’s ratification of C190 that cover all the workers.

  9. Skills for Prosperity Programme in Indonesia

    1 November 2019 - 31 March 2023

    Funded by the United Kingdom government, this project aims to improve the country’s skills development policies and systems and enhance employability and future-readiness of young women and men including those from disadvantaged groups aspiring to pursue and advance career in the maritime industry.


  1. Road for Development (R4D) Phase II – Road for Development Support Program (R4D-SP) Bridging Phase

    17 July 2021 - 31 December 2022

    During the Bridging Phase, R4D-SP will support Government of Timor-Leste's COVID-19 recovery efforts and lay the foundation for the possible transition to the rural roads sector.

  2. Supporting Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic through Targeted Employment-Intensive Emergency Public Works for the Rural Poor and Vulnerable in Timor-Leste

    3 August 2020 - 31 December 2022

    The project supports recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic by providing direct employment opportunities for the rural poor and vulnerable population through routine road maintenance activities.