On 13-15 December 2017, in collaboration with Secretary of State for Youth and Labor, UNDP organised a 3-day training “Youth-Led Research and Data Literacy for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”
On 15 December 2017, UNDP Timor-Leste, Jeju Province of Korea and the Directorate of Forestry, Coffee and Industrial Plant of Timor-Leste launched "Jeju – Timor-Leste Friendship Forest" on after signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the three parties on 14 December 2017.
On 11 December, UNDP Knua Juventude Fila-Liman (KJFL) conducted a one-day training on youth training program in Dili for Youth Suco Council members and youth representatives.
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)/Republic of Korea and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new programme of anti-corruption and decentralization of US$2 million on “Enhancing Public Sector Accountability through Institutional Strengthening in Anti-Corruption and Decentralization in Timor-Leste 2017-2019.”
At a workshop held on 22 June 2017, seven local NGOs presented their progress on watershed management (protecting regions drained by rivers) and complementary soil bioengineering interventions (such as planting) implemented in Liquiça Municipality, Ermera and Baucau Municipal Authorities from January-June 2017.
Dili, 22 May 2017 – The Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda: A Roadmap for SDGs in Fragile and Conflict-affected States” was officially opened today by the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste H.E. Mr. Francisco Guterres “Lu Olo”.

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