The Indonesian government is committed to reducing unmet need for family planning [EN/ID] – Indonesia

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Jakarta, August 01, 2022 —The Indonesian government, supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Yayasan Cipta and Global Affairs Canada, today (01/08) launched Indonesia’s Family Planning Commitment 2030 (FP2030 ). FP2030 is the successor to FP2020, a global partnership that aims to advance rights-based family planning.

FP2030 bridges advocacy for alignment between global commitments and national priorities, particularly the National Medium-Term Development Goals (RPJMN) 2020-2024, the National Population and Planning (BKKBN) and work programs of ministries/institutions that focus on population and family planning, to end stagnation and accelerate the realization of family planning program in Indonesia.

“Indonesia is one of 69 countries that have pledged to reduce unmet need for family planning…We are in the midst of transforming health services,” said Professor Muhadjir Effendy, MAP , Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs (Menko PMK). , which officially opened the launch of the government’s commitment to FP2030 today (01/08). “We want to accelerate the compensation of the deficits of the RPJMN 2020-2024 programs due to COVID-19, especially in reproductive health… I really hope that this partnership will be continuously improved in the future”, he continued. .

“Realizing reproductive health rights and equitable and affordable health services so that we can achieve zero unmet need for family planning, zero preventable maternal deaths and zero gender-based violence (UNFPA Three Transformative Results, ed.) is our strong commitment to 2030,” Head of BKKBN, Dr. Hasto Wardoyo, Sp. OG(K), said in his remarks. “The launch of the FP2030 Commitment is critical as an effort to secure stakeholder resolve… We stand ready to provide rights-based family planning services that are voluntary, non-force, and of course, of good quality and complete,” he said. .

“Ending the unmet need for family planning is one of UNFPA’s three transformative results that drive progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals,” said Anjali Sen, UNFPA Representative in Indonesia, in her remarks. . “FP2020 has been a game-changer by successfully increasing global and national commitment to family planning…FP2030 highlights our greatest strengths, while embracing new ways of working and organizing our efforts to reflect a fundamental commitment towards equitable and rights-based approaches, country leadership, inclusion, transparency and mutual accountability,” she continued. “UNFPA is committed to continuing its support for the global commitment to family planning through the FP2030 commitment,” she said.

“Now is a time to reflect on our partnership and how, by working closely together, we can ensure even greater success in the years to come. We believe there is a need for a greater focus on strengthening family planning services for all, including adolescents and youth,” said Canadian Embassy Development Officer Kevin Tokar, Donor Co-Chair of FP2030.

“Congratulations to the Indonesian government and its partners for the important launch of the FP2030 commitment…We commend the government and its commitment to family planning by ensuring that it is funded through the national budget,” said the Dr. Samukalise Dube, Executive Director of FP2030.

The launch was followed by a plenary session on the Indonesian government’s commitment to FP2030 by Rizal Damanik, DVM, MRepSc, PhD (BBKBN – PULIN Training, Research and Development Assistant); Harmonization of FP2030 Commitment with (RPJMN) and Long Term Development Plan (RPJP) by Dr. Ir. Subandi, MSc (Deputy Minister of Human, Community and Cultural Development, BAPPENAS); Policies and Strategies for Accelerating Reduction of Maternal Mortality Rate through FP2030 Commitment by Dr. Dr. Kartini Rustandi M.Kes (Director of Health of Child-bearing Age and Elderly Persons Ministry of Health) ; The Roles of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), especially in monitoring and evaluating the implementation of FP2030 in Indonesia by Dini Haryati (Executive Director of Yayasan Cipta); and the roles of young people in supporting the achievement of FP2030 by Daniel (FP2030 Youth Focal Point). The discussion was moderated by Dr. Ukik Kusuma Kurniawan, President of PULIN BKKBN.

Follow the event on UNFPA Indonesia Youtube.

About FP2030

The London Family Planning Summit in July 2012 brought together country governments, donors and other partners around the world to provide an additional 120 million women in the world’s poorest countries with access to family planning. voluntary family by the year 2020. As part of its follow-up – Building on the commitments made during FP2020, the Indonesian government created the National FP2020 Committee. The forum is chaired by the National Population and Family Planning Council (BKKBN) and co-chaired by UNFPA, Yayasan Cipta, Global Affairs Canada and the Youth Focal Point. This forum includes representatives from government, international organizations, civil society groups, professional organizations, academia, the private sector and young people.

Ten years after the implementation of the FP2020 commitment, the global commitment to family planning continues from FP2020 to the new FP2030 partnership, where countries can learn from good practices and build on each other’s strengths to achieve rights-based, inclusive, transparent and country-led goals. family planning commitments and to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (Sustainable Development Goals).

Indonesia has recorded many achievements in family planning, however, some targets and indicators remain challenging. The formulation of the FP2030 commitment has been carried out since 2021, and the Indonesian government’s 10 family planning commitments are released today.

10 FP2030 commitments

  • Ensure the realization of voluntary, quality and comprehensive rights-based contraceptive services in accordance with Indonesian law.
  • Improve the contribution of the private sector to the family planning/reproductive health program, including the provision of modern contraceptive services at all levels of the health system.
  • Secure funding for the family planning and reproductive health program.
  • Promote the use of evidence-based data and indicators for family planning program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Mitigate risk on the impact of COVID-19 and other disaster-induced health crises and ensure continuity of contraceptive availability and services.
  • Ensure the achievement of adolescent reproductive health by providing information and education for a prosperous future generation.
  • Maximize the role of civil society, nongovernmental organizations, private organizations, community leaders, religious leaders, academics, and the media in supporting family planning and reproductive health program implementation.
  • Integration of the family planning program into the community nutrition program.
  • Integration of family planning services by providing information to support the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
  • Increase Indonesia’s role in South-South cooperation in family planning and reproductive health.

About UNFPA

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, works to create a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. Since 1972, UNFPA has been one of Indonesia’s most important partners in the areas of reproductive health, youth, population and development and gender equality.

UNFPA Indonesia strives to achieve three transformative results also known as the three zeros, a global commitment to end preventable maternal deaths, unmet need for family planning and gender-based violence and practices harmful, guided by the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda 2030.

For more information, please visit https://indonesia.unfpa.org/

For more information please contact:

Dian Agustino (Communications Analyst, UNFPA Indonesia): [email protected]

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