Indonesian Youth Unite to Voice their Commitment to Peacebuilding

Jakarta, 21 November 2014 – According to the 2010 census there are 65 million young people in Indonesia who make up about 28 percent of the population. Read

Message for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2014

As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, let us mobilize for the 16 days of activism from now until Human Rights Day on 10 December.  Read

World’s 1.8 Billion Young Can Propel Socioeconomic Development, New UNFPA Report Shows

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 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 today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. Read

First Global Forum on Youth Policies Adopts Baku Declaration

Baku, 28 October 2014 -“Raise your voices” was United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to young people, delivered before a packed audience of youth Ministers, experts, activists and volunteers at the opening of the First Global Forum on Youth Policies in Azerbaijan. Read

Center of Excellence for Comprehensive Family Planning Training to be Established in Yogyakarta Under New Agreement

Yogyakarta, 11 October 2014 – The Family Planning (FP) programme in Indonesia has been a world-class success, managing to decrease the country’s total fertility rate by half since the 1970s. Read