Signing Country Programme Action Plan of Government of Indonesia and UNFPA 2016-2020

Jakarta, 29 March 2016 - “The increase of the budget, however, does not correspond to the increase of health status. Stunting and maternal mortality remain a big problem in Indonesia”, said National Development Planning Minister/Chairperson of Bappenas Sofyan Djalil, during the signing of Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) of Government of Indonesia and UNFPA 2016-2020 on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 in Jakarta.

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

Implementing the Unfinished ICPD Agenda

Parliamentarians, senior government officials and representatives from civil society organizations and national non-governmental organizations recently came together in Jakarta to discuss and outline Indonesia’s progress in implementing the unfinished International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action (ICPD) in the context of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Finalizing The Country Programme Action Plan

UNFPA Indonesia in collaboration with the National Development Planning Board, Bappenas, organized a Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) Entry Meeting in Jakarta on Tuesday, 6 October.  Read

Sharing the History of Indonesia’s Family Planning Programme

The third training course on Strategic Partnerships with Muslim Religious Leaders in Family Planning recently took place in Yogyakarta in early August, where 17 participants from across Asia and Africa learned how religious leaders played an instrumental role in Indonesia’s successful family planning (FP) programme. Read

UNFPA’s Executive Director to Visit Jakarta

Jakarta, 15 April 2015. The United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) Executive Director, Prof. Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, will visit Jakarta from April 19-21 to participate in the World Economic Forum on East Asia Summit and meet with several key ministers to underline how Indonesia can capitalize on its demographic dividend.   Read

UNFPA Focuses Assistance in Indonesia 2014-2015

Eight Project Documents and Annual Work Plans for 2014-2015 were signed by UNFPA, the United Nations Populations Fund, and the Government of Indonesia on 10 February 2014.

UNFPA welcomes the appointment of Prof. Fasli Jalal as the new BKKBN Chairperson

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.

Workshop on Development of Advocacy and Communication Strategy for the 8th CP

On September 6-8 2011, located at the Le Meridien Hotel Jakarta, UNFPA Indonesia conducted the  Workshop on Development of Advocacy and Communication Strategy for the 8th Country Programme. The Workshop aimed to develop advocacy and media strategies for UNFPA Indonesia; building on policy supports and creating public opinion that supports and strengthen UNFPA in addressing pertinent issues of the 8th Country Programme. Read

Enlisting Shadow Puppets as Agents of Change in Indonesia

Finding ways to engage individuals and communities on issues of a very personal and sensitive nature, such as sexuality and family planning, can be a challenge, and traditional media can play a vital role in shaping opinions. In Indonesia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, along with the National Family Planning Board, is using the popularity and power of wayang as a way to get people thinking about reproductive health and gender dynamics. Read