Results of household survey show progress and disparities alike in Papua and West Papua
Jakarta, 18 Desember 2012 – The Indonesia Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2011 report, was launched today in Jakarta.
Hermawan Kartajaya appointed as UNICEF Indonesia Business Champion for Children
Jakarta, 13 December 2012 - UNICEF today announced the appointment of Hermawan Kartajaya as UNICEF Business Champion for Children.
Indonesia commended for strong backing to scale up nutrition, reduce child malnutrition
Indonesia’s emphatic commitment to the global Scaling Up Nutrition movement (SUN) and to addressing malnutrition among the children of Indonesia is expected to be the focus of an intervention on Tuesday at the National Conference on Food and Nutrition
On World Toilet Day, ending open defecation is possible, says UNICEF
On World Toilet Day, UNICEF says that trends in the past five years allow for cautious optimism that significant progress will be made in decreasing the number of people globally who practice open defecation.
Indomaret and UNICEF to help create best possible start in life for Indonesian children
Following the successful customer fundraising initiative between Indomaret and UNICEF launched earlier this year to help tackle malnutrition amongst children, the two partners are proud to announce an expansion of their joint initiative.
Partnership between Government of Indonesia, UNICEF, and the European Union helping tackle nutrition challenges for children
A wide-ranging partnership between the Government of Indonesia, UNICEF and the European Union to tackle nutrition problems amongst the nation’s children is showing signs of important progress.
On Global Handwashing Day UNICEF says: It’s not complicated, but it’s crucial
As the world celebrates the fifth annual Global Handwashing Day today, UNICEF emphasizes the fact that the very simple act of handwashing with soap can save hundreds of thousands of children who needlessly die every year around the world.
BCA’s contribution in shaping the future of the nation
Since 2004, Bank Central Asia (BCA) has been a high-value strategic partner for UNICEF Indonesia in striving for children's rights. Similarly to previous years, as proof of its commitment and dedication in shaping the future of a better Indonesia, this ye
Governments from East Asia and the Pacific declared commitment to universal sanitation access
Through the signing of Bali Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene in East Asia, the representatives of 13 countries, including Indonesia, have reaffirmed their commitment to continue working towards universal access for sustainable water, sanitation, and
UN Secretary General's New Initiative Secures over US$1.5 billion for Education ahead of 2015 target
United Nations Secretary - General BAN Ki-moon today secured over US$1.5 billion in commitments for a new initiative to make education a global priority and boost progress towards the Millennium Development Goal on education.
Diverse countries are making rapid progress in child survival – UNICEF report
NEW YORK, 13 September 2012 – Countries across the world are making rapid progress in reducing child deaths, demonstrating that it is possible to radically reduce child mortality over the span of two decades, a UNICEF report says today.
UNICEF gravely concerned at attacks on schoolchildren in Madura, Indonesia
UNICEF expresses its deepest concerns today at reports of a violent incident on Sunday involving children returning to their boarding school in Madura, East Java in Indonesia.
Update on Myanmar
Following inter-community violence in western Myanmar, which initially affected some 100,000 people, UNICEF is providing humanitarian assistance to support women and children.
Make exclusive breastfeeding a national priority, says UNICEF
On the 20th anniversary of World Breastfeeding Week, which begins today, UNICEF says continued investment in strong national breastfeeding and nutrition policies could prevent the deaths of around 20,000 children under five in Indonesia each year.
World Unites to Accelerate Progress in Ending Preventable Child Deaths
Today over 80 governments, including Indonesia, and a multitude of partners from the private sector, civil society, and faith-based organizations gather at the Child Survival Call to Action.
Fewer maternal and child deaths but too many Indonesian women and children still dying
Since 1990, annual mortality amongst Indonesian women and children has declined by more than half, according to global estimates in ‘Building a Future for Women and Children’, published overnight by the Countdown to 2015 initiative
Two Diseases Remain Biggest Killers of East Asia-Pacific Children – UNICEF
A new report from UNICEF has highlighted the huge child survival gap between the richest and the poorest children by focusing on pneumonia and diarrhoea – the two primary killers of children under the age of five.
Less Indonesian children could suffer malnutrition thanks to partnership with Indomaret and its customers
The risk of malnutrition for Indonesian children could be reduced thanks to a new partnership launched between UNICEF and Indomaret. For the next four months, Indomaret will be collecting donations from customers in all its outlets across Indonesia.
SOINA athlete represents Indonesia as torch bearer in run-up to 2012 London Olympics, 18 April 2012
Indonesia’s Special Olympics’ gold medalist, Stephanie Handojo, will represent her country as a torch bearer in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics. Nominated by UNICEF Indonesia and the British Council, she will participate in the torch-bearing relay
UNICEF on standby to support needs of children after Indonesia quake, 11 April 2012
A massive earthquake has struck off the west coast of Indonesia. While the extent of damage has yet to be ascertained, UNICEF Indonesia's immediate concerns are for the safety of children, who make up one-third of the population.