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  1. © ASEAN 2022

    Press release

    Indonesia and Australia to explore partnership in enhancing digital skills

    28 June 2021

    The fast growing of digital technology requires advanced technical capacity to adapt the changes. Indonesia and Australia are exploring a partnership to strengthen digital skills of Indonesia’s technical vocational education and training (TVET).

  2. News

    Apprenticeships are good for business

    25 June 2021

    ILO is supporting the Indonesian government’s goal to enhance the competence and competitiveness of human resources by highlighting the benefits of apprenticeship programmes for workers and businesses alike.

  3. G20 Joint Education and Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting

    Invest in youth says ILO Director-General to the G20

    22 June 2021

    Better skilling and decent work are needed to make sure that long COVID does not mean long-term marginalization of young people from the world of work, emphasized ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, in a speech to the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting in Catania, Italy.

  4. Research Seminar

    Impact of COVID-19 on Skilling, Upskilling and Reskilling in Enterprises

    28 June 2021

    The research seminar will take place on 28 June 2021 from 13:00 - 14:30 (CEST).

  5. Press release

    The ILO and the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) join forces to support youth and refugees in Greater Cairo

    31 May 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) have signed an agreement to implement the apprenticeship programme for Egyptian youth and refugee communities in Greater Cairo.

  6. Girls in ICT Day

    Pursuing passion in technology: The journey of a female tech entrepreneur

    22 April 2021

    A young Indonesian female engineer and tech entrepreneur, Fransiska Hadiwidjana, shares her inspiring journey to pursue her passion and to encourage more women to enter the digital world.

  7. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Soft skills training to prepare youth entering the world of work

    21 April 2021

    Technology advancement and industrial change have substituted manual jobs with machine and digitalization, requiring humans to acquire new skills to survive in the world of work. While technical skills are still relevant, soft skills play a key role in defining success at work.

  8. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    ICT jobs are in demand and for everyone

    30 March 2021

    With a growing transformation of digitalization in Indonesia, everybody can enter the promising ICT sector. Having more people joining the digital workforce, it will bring positive impact to the national economy that benefits both industry and workers.

  9. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    It is time for young women to grab opportunities in ICT Sector

    23 March 2021

    The information and communications technology (ICT) sector are in demand, providing promising careers for both men and women. The ILO supports wider involvement of women in the sector.

  10. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Indonesian skills training instructors move towards digital transformation

    19 March 2021

    COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated online transformation in all human activities, including in the skills training sector. Training instructors, thus, need to develop their digital skills to deliver online courses more effectively.