Cooperation with DECP started in mid-2006 with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by APINDO, Chamber of Commerce, DECP, and INA (the Indonesian Association Netherland). The training program organized by DECP is collaboration with the facilitator of the International Training Center of ILO (ITC ILO) of Turin.

The cooperation activities of APINDO, DECP and ITC ILO 2012 was toward a new discourse in order to strengthen the ability of the National Board Secretariat in lobbying and advocacy in particular crucial labour issues in Indonesia, namely the wage issues. Training facilitated by DECP and ITC-ILO to APINDO in 2012 included:

  1. How to set up and run sustainable training services for members. This was attended by all secretariat staff of APINDO National Board.
  2. Workshop Minimum Wage determination and Strategic Planning for Secretariat of APINDO and attended by participants from APINDO boards in Jabodetabek.