JAKARTA, Indonesia, 13 June 2013:
UNFPA welcomes the appointment of Prof. Fasli Jalal as new chairperson of the National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN), reiterating the Fund’s commitment to stronger partnership for advancing population and family planning programmes in Indonesia. Read
SEMARANG, Central Java, 18 May 2013
: Close collaboration among Indonesian youth is needed to increase youth participation in development, according to UNFPA Indonesia Youth Advocate, Angga Dwi Martha at the 2-day Future Leaders Summit 2013 in Semarang. Read
: The Resource Flow Indonesia Study for 2011 Fiscal Year (2011 RFIS) is part of the broader Resource Flow project, a joint collaboration between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI). The project tracks national and international financial resource flows, the amount received and the domestic expenditure on population programmes. Read
Skilled midwives, with the equipment and support they need, can spell the difference between life and death for close to 300,000 women each year, and ten times that many infants.
On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), celebrate the work of midwives in contributing to the miracle of birth— Read
The interconnection between population dynamics and national resilience was highlighted at the recent seminar in Makassar. “The main focus should be on the quantity, quality and mobility of Indonesia’s population,” said Mr. Sonny Harmadi, National Chairman of the Indonesian Coalition for Population and Development (the Population Coalition) and currently Director of the Demographic Institute, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia. Population experts emphasized demographic aspects that affect national resilience, including population growth, population quality (health, education and socioeconomic empowerment), migration and urbanization. Read