Jake, 26, was one of two representatives from Southeast Asia selected to participate in the Peace Boat Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Programme and joined youth leaders from other Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Caribbean countries on a 17-day voyage from Stockholm to New York where the youth ambassadors reported on their efforts to the United Nations community and broader public.
On 14 August 2018, UN Agencies in co-operation with the Secretary of State for Youth and Sport (SEJD), the Timor-Leste Red Cross (CVTL) together with Comoro and Becora Youth Centers celebrated International Youth Day with the theme ‘Safe Spaces for Youth’ at SEJD compound in Dili
In May 2018, Nuno Ridenio, 30, opened a small café and bar in central Dili
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