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13 February 2013

Miss Universe talks HIV prevention in UNFPA youth dialogue

When Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo turned up to talk HIV prevention with youth at Pacific Place last Saturday, she might have expected to hear crickets chirping. Instead, Culpo was surprised by... Read more

6 February 2013

Fewer Girls Threatened by Female Genital Mutilation: UNFPA and UNICEF call for accelerated efforts as the practice begins to decline

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 6 February 2013—Fewer girls are subjected to the life-threatening practice of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) according to new data from the United Nations,... Read more

5 February 2013

UNFPA assists during Jakarta's January floods

Flood waters ravaged thousands of homes, buildings, and roads in Jakarta for days beginning Wednesday, 16 January 2013, leaving 26 dead after torrential rains caused a number of dykes to collapse... Read more

2 February 2013

Miss Universe joins UNFPA youth dialogue on preventing HIV and empowering young people

Jakarta, 2 February 2013 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in collaboration with UNAIDS and the National AIDS Commission, held a youth dialogue featuring Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo... Read more

17 December 2012

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... Read more

6 December 2012

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. The... Read more

30 November 2012

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... Read more

27 November 2012

UNFPA Indonesia Engages Religious Leaders and Government in Eliminating Early Marriage

Jakarta, 27 November 2012— Religious leaders are uniquely positioned to protect the dignity and rights of young people by discouraging early marriage, UNFPA Representative in Indonesia Jose... Read more

26 November 2012

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... Read more

15 November 2012

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... Read more