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Government of Indonesia, religious leaders and UNICEF commit to promotion of breastfeeding as best start for children
Jakarta, 21 December 2010 –As Indonesia commemorates national Mothers’ Day this week, influential leaders from the government and the country’s religious community have come together with the support of UNICEF to promote the importance of breastfeeding.

Ministry of National Education, Special Olympics Indonesia brings together children of all abilities through sports
JAKARTA, 8 November 2010 – Using sports to bridge gaps between children with different abilities was showcased today through a unified soccer game organised by The Ministry of National Education and Special Olympics Indonesia, with support from UNICEF.

UNICEF and Lowe Indonesia promote healthy media habits for children
JAKARTA, 29 October, 2010 — Engaging children in active play and encouraging them to avoid excessive and unsupervised television watching and video gaming are at the centre of a new print and TV advertisements launched today by UNICEF and Lowe Indonesia.

The Health Ministry warns against formula milk distribution among children affected by Mt. Merapi eruption and tsunami in Mentawai

UNICEF provides support to victims of Mt. Merapi and Mentawai natural disasters
JAKARTA, Indonesia, 28 October 2010 – UNICEF is working closely with the government to respond to this double natural disasters caused by an earthquake in West Sumatra and the volcanic eruption of Mount Merapi in Central Java.

In Friday sermons, Indonesian religious leaders call for handwashing with soap
JAKARTA, 15 October, 2010 — Religious leaders in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim nation, brought a message to the faithful at Friday prayers for global handwashing day.

Engaging parliamentarians to curb child malnutrition through promotion of breastfeeding
JAKARTA, 7 October, 2010 — The role of legislators in promoting breastfeeding as a key strategy to tackle malnutrition in Indonesia was highlighted in a panel discussion at the parliament today.

New US ambassador visits USAID-UNICEF supported midwifery academy
JAYAPURA, 6 October, 2010 — US Ambassador to Indonesia Scot Marciel visited Papua’s USAID - UNICEmain midwifery academy in Jayapura and met students training to improve maternal health integrated with malaria treatments and prevention.

Call for research papers on children's issues in Indonesia
JAKARTA, 23 August, 2010 — The Government of Indonesia and UNICEF are convening the best minds from academia and public service to examine cutting-edge research and good policy practices in a conference entitled “Research on Children’s Issues in Indonesia

Following World Breastfeeding Week, UNICEF Indonesia urges companies to be "baby friendly"
JAKARTA, 9 August 2010 – Building on the momentum of World Breastfeeding Week, which ended on Sunday, UNICEF Indonesia is encouraging the private sector to be “baby-friendly” by making breastfeeding easier for mothers in the workplace.

On Indonesia’s National Children’s Day, three young people are honoured as “Young Leaders"
JAKARTA, 23 July 2010 — Young Indonesians from Bali, Kupang and West Sumatra active in promoting children’s rights were honoured today by the Government at the Young Leaders Awards supported by UNICEF.

Young Indonesian writers speak out on culture
JAKARTA, 30 June 2010 — Insights on gender equality and corruption as cultural phenomena won top prizes on Wednesday at the 7th Young Indonesian Writers’ Awards, announced today. The two winners emerged from a field of 1,600 high quality entries.

UNICEF - Kaskus launch child issues channel on Indonesia’s largest online community
JAKARTA, 28 June, 2010 — UNICEF and KASKUS today launched a dedicated channel to discuss child issues on Indonesia’s biggest online community, which has more than 1.8 million members.

Special Olympics, UNICEF work together to tackle exclusion of children in Indonesia
JAKARTA, 4 June 2010 – Greater inclusion of all Indonesian children and the active participation of the children and young people in society are the goals of a new partnership signed today between Special Olympics Indonesia and UNICEF.

West Papua Government, Australia and UNICEF join forces to improve access, quality and equity in primary education
MANOKWARI, 11 May 2010 – Government leaders in West Papua and representatives from Australia and UNICEF on Tuesday vowed to work together in a new partnership to improve access, quality and equity in primary education.

2nd KIDSFFEST Indonesia showcases top rated international children films
JAKARTA, 16 April 2010 — The second international children film festival, KidsFfest, kicked off today in Jakarta with inspiring tales of friendship, solidarity and self discovery.

AJI - UNICEF unveils awards for best media reporting on child issues
JAKARTA, 8 April 2010 - Winners of the Annual Best Media Reporting on Child Issues awards from Ambon, Sumba and Jakarta accurately depicted the challenges faced by children. Organizers received 223 entries from all over the country.

Government of Indonesia, Australia and UNICEF join forces to improve education in Papua and West Papua
JAKARTA, 31 March 2010 - Australia will contribute A$7 million (Rp 58.9 billion) for Tanah Papua through UNICEF over the next two years to support Papua and West Papua provinces move closer to achieving universal primary education.

23 government bodies, child agencies sign agreement to improve integrated service centre for survivors of violence
BANDA ACEH, 31 March, 2010. A new partnership between the Goverment, 7 NGOs UNICEF was signed today in Indonesia’s Aceh to boost the provision of integrated services to protect children.

Indonesia sets targets to improve child nutrition
JAKARTA 25 January, 2010 — On National Nutrition Day, high-level officials from the Government and UN convened to take more serious actions toward controlling malnutrition among children in Indonesia.

Government of Indonesia and UNICEF sign US$ 48 million agreement to improve the lives of children in 2010
JAKARTA 12 January, 2010 — The Government of Indonesia signed an agreement with UNICEF for the year 2010, formally establishing a partnership that aims to make US$ 48 million available through UNICEF for programmes in favour of children and women.



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