Young Leaders Take the Stage at ‘Youth Blast’

At the age of 25, Yurdhina Meilissa, better known to her friends as Icha, quit her job as a clinical doctor in Jakarta and took off to a remote district in Central Sulawesi to serve in a community health care centre for a year. The experience there changed her life. Read

SWOP Report Highlights Power of Indonesia’s Young People

Indonesia’s 65 million young people have the power to transform the nation’s future, so long as they are provided with the rights and opportunities to do so. Read

National Seminar Launches Two Publications for Better Use of Data in Disaster Management

Jakarta, 27 November 2014 - UNFPA Indonesia launched two new publications on data for disaster management at a national seminar in Jakarta on 27 November 2014, in collaboration with partners from the United Nations and the Government of Indonesia.  Read

Executive Director's Statement for World AIDS Day 2014

Today, on World AIDS Day, I join every person around the world who believes the next generation should be free of HIV and AIDS. More than 30 years into the epidemic, we have moved beyond the early devastation wreaked by AIDS and scored many successes. Read

World’s 1.8 Billion Young to Propel Changes

Jakarta, 28 November 2014 – Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people’s education and health and protect their rights, according to The State of World Population 2014, published on 18 Nov 2014 by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. Read