Press Release

World’s First Humanitarian Summit Commits to Ensuring Sexual, Reproductive Health; Empowering Young People

ISTANBUL, 24 May 2016–The World Humanitarian Summit concluded here today with a demonstrated resolve to live up to the pledge to leave no one behind, including the more than 60 million displaced, and women, children and other groups in crises. Read

Indonesia has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus

JAKARTA, 19 May 2016 – Today, Indonesia is declared as having eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA congratulate the Government of Indonesia for this major achieve as the country has significantly reduced this unacceptable inequity in immunization despite the challenges the country has in providing services in thousands of its islands. Read

Outlining the Priorities for the Government and UNFPA for the Next Five Years

Jakarta, 29 March 2016 – The Government of Indonesia and the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, signed today the new five-year plan of the agency that aims to promote reproductive health, empower youth, improve gender equality and increase the use and access to accurate data in the country. Read

Boost Access, Quality of Reproductive Health Services for Youth in Asia-Pacific, Says UNFPA Report

A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, finds that more of the nearly one billion young people between 15 and 24 in the Asia and Pacific region are having sex before marriage than ever before, yet many face a dangerous dearth of information on sexual and reproductive health, and lack the critical life-skills needed to manage safe, consensual sexual relationships. Read

Shelter From the Storm: The State of World Population 2015

The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian responses to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, says a new report released by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. Read

Historic New Sustainable Development Agenda Unanimously Adopted by 193 UN Members

New York, 25 Sept. – A bold new global agenda to end poverty by 2030 and pursue a sustainable future was unanimously adopted today by the 193 Member States of the United Nations at the start of a three-day Summit on Sustainable Development. Read

Special Event: International Youth Day 2015

As the chair of the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (UN-IANYD), UNFPA Indonesia in collaboration with @america, will commemorate International Youth Day 2015 with a national seminar to celebrate the actions of young people in Indonesia who are committed to improving their well-being and that of their communities.  Read

Engaging Men and Boys in Papua to End Gender-Based Violence and Promote Sexual and Reproductive Health

A pilot initiative to engage men and boys in Papua on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) issues and on the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) was launched in Jayapura on Wednesday by UNFPA Indonesia. Read

UNFPA Indonesia Special Event for World Population Day 2015: Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies

To commemorate World Population Day 2015, UNFPA Indonesia will host a national seminar and press conference in line with this year’s theme “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”. The event will address how the Government of Indonesia can improve measures to reduce and prevent the vulnerability of women, girls and youth in emergency situations. Read

Harnessing Indonesia’s Demographic Dividend

Jakarta, 17 April 2015. Identifying strategic ways in which Indonesia can capitalize on its demographic dividend will be the key issue addressed at a high-level forum hosted jointly by the Indonesian Demographers Association (IPADI) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the capital on Monday. Read