Youth in Focus at World Population Day Celebrations in Jakarta

Indonesia’s young people became the focus of this year’s World Population Day celebrations in Jakarta. UNFPA Indonesia marked the event by launching two publications related to young people, and holding a seminar to encourage discussion by and about youth and the issues that matter to them. Read

Press Release of World Population Day 2014: Seizing Opportunities of Young People in Indonesia

Jakarta, 14th July 2014 – Young people in Indonesia and around the world are a major resource for development, able to act as key agents for social change, economic development and technological innovation.  Read

The United Nations Secretary General - Message of World Population Day 2014

The world today has its largest generation of youth in history – 1.8 billion young people, mostly in developing countries – with enormous potential to help tackle the major challenges facing humanity.  Read

Message for World Population Day 2014

Today’s 1.8 billion young people are a powerful force, individually and collectively. They are shaping social and economic realities, challenging norms and values and building the foundation of the world’s future.  Read

Report on the Commemoration of World Population Day 2013 Adolescent Pregnancy in Indonesia: a development issue

Yogyakarta, 10-11 July 2013: UNFPA commemorates World Population Day (WPD) on 11 July every year to raise awareness about different population issues. The theme for WPD 2013 was Adolescent Pregnancy. A national seminar entitled “Adolescent pregnancy: expanding choices and opportunities for young women”, was held in Yogyakarta on 11 July 2013.  Read

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

Agencies agree to share data for disaster management: UNFPA facilitates agreement between BPS and BNPB

A data-sharing agreement signed today by BPS–Statistics Indonesia and the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) paves the way for further inter-agency collaboration, and offers the promise of population data that will inform Indonesia’s preparation and response to humanitarian situations, said UNFPA Representative Jose Ferraris. Read

New award and annual seminar will remember Dr. Firman Lubis

Jakarta, 11 December 2012 — Colleagues remember him as "a pioneer." For decades, they say, Dr. Firman Lubis dedicated himself to doing what was right to improve the health and welfare of Indonesians, particularly those who are poor, vulnerable, voiceless and marginalized.

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.

State of World Population 2012 launches in Indonesia: UNFPA report calls for universal access to voluntary family planning

Jakarta, 14 November 2012 — Millions of people continue struggle for the right to plan the number and spacing of their children, according to a report by UNFPA titled, "State of World Population 2012: By Choice, Not By Chance: Family Planning, Human Rights and Development," which launched in Indonesia today at Jakarta’s InterContinental MidPlaza Hotel. Read