Demystifying the Core Conventions of the ILO through social dialogue: the Indonesian experience

This monograph represents a concrete demonstration of the cross-cutting character of the ILO strategic programme themes. The monograph clearly illustrates how tripartism and social dialogue can be used as powerful and effective strategic tools for the promotion and realization of the fundamental principles and rights at work. It is indeed remarkable that the military and the police were incorporated into the process of this social dialogue.

Documenting the process of tripartite consultations which led to the ratification of the 1LO Core Conventions, the formulation of proposals for new labour legislation and mobilizing civil society support for both the successful ratification of three ILO Core Conventions in June 1999 as well as for their implementation.