Press Release: Expert Group Meeting on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

BALI, Indonesia, 25 March 2013: For sustainable development that is equitable and respects human rights, the Post-2015 Development Agenda should take into account population dynamics (size, structure, composition and spatial distribution) and their impacts to the environment, health, and economic growth, said participants at the Expert Group Meeting on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Bali. Read

Global Youth Forum Unites the Voices of Young People: ICPD review positions youth to lead the front line of change

BALI, 6 December 2012 — The Global Youth Forum concluded in Bali Thursday, marking the end of a three-day meeting that outlined the vision and priorities of young people around the world.

ICPD Beyond 2014 Review in Indonesia

In September 1994, The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was held in Cairo, Egypt. The outcome of ICPD was a Programme of Action (PoA) and was adopted by 179 countries.

Road to Bali Events Engage Youth Across Indonesia

Jakarta, 26 November 2012 – The Road to Bali came full circle today, returning to Jakarta for its penultimate event after a seven-city tour across Indonesia. “The Road to Bali: Indonesian Youth Speak Out,” held Monday 26 November, brought together youth leaders Read

BKKBN and UNFPA Launch the Global Youth Forum: Youth Rights at the Heart of Development


JAKARTA, 13 August 2012 — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Indonesia, represented by the National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN), today announced the official launch of the Global Youth Forum at a ceremony held in @america, the American cultural center in Jakarta. Read

World Leaders Adopt Consensus Vision, ‘The Future We Want’, Cementing Central Role of Reproductive Health in Sustainability

UNITED NATIONS, New York — The World’s Heads of State and Government adopted, ‘The Future We Want’, a common global vision that reaffirmed commitments their nations made in the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The leaders also called for its full implementation as key strategies for reaching effective sustainable development. Read

UNFPA and BKKBN Launch Plan for ICPD Beyond 2014 Review

JAKARTA – UNFPA and the National Population and Family Planning Board (Badan Keluarga Berencana Nasional/BKKBN) launched the National Review Process of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Beyond 2014 on Friday, 25 May 2012. The review aims to highlight important areas of achievement, challenges, and unfinished business, as well as to map out newly-emerging issues in Indonesia during the 20 years in which the ICPD’s Programme of Action (PoA) has been implemented. Read

Promise to Youth Remain Unfulfilled, New Report Says

United Nations, New York -- Urgent action is needed to protect and fulfill young people’s human rights, particularly their right to sexual and reproductive health. Only then would they be able to fully contribute to the development of their countries, according to a new United Nations report.