Research and Publications: Governance
  • Factsheet: Parliamentary Election 2018, Timor-Leste
    May 7, 2018

    This factsheet includes general information regarding voter data, polling centers/stations/staff, out of country voting, important electoral calendar dates and a list of political parties and coalitions.

  • Factsheet: Parliamentary Election 2018, Timor-Leste, Gender Perspective
    May 7, 2018

    Produced in collaboration with UN Women, this factsheet contains key information including sex-disaggregated data of voters, voter gender disparity and female candidates per list.

  • Enhancing public sector accountability project document
    Apr 17, 2018

    While Timor-Leste has taken steps to establish a legal and institutional framework for a transparent, accountable and democratic state, the country has been slow in adopting the legal framework for anti-corruption, with the Law on Anti-Corruption pending in Parliament since 2011 and the country yet to adopt a National Anti-Corruption Strategy. Timor-Leste’s performance on different global indices continues to be poor, with a ranking of 101 out of 176 countries in the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index 2016.

  • Justice System Programme Annual Progress Report 2016
    Mar 22, 2018

    This year 2016 was a turning point for Justice System Programme (JSP) after having undergone the suddent change of the project-implementing envrionment resulting from the Executive and Parliamentary Resolutions in late 2014. Both financial and management arrangements of JSP underwent transitions and restructuring.

  • UNDP Governance Programme Newsletter
    Mar 8, 2018

    The Governance Programme is and has long been one of the main pillars of the UNDP’s strategic involvement in Timor-Leste and supports human resource development initiatives as well as initiatives designed to strengthen the capacity of national government institutions.

  • Step closer to ensure the legal enforcement of Human Rights in Timor-Leste
    Feb 5, 2018

    The legal book – written in Portuguese, one of the two official languages of Timor-Leste - deals with a number of legal issues related to the protection and judicial enforcement of fundamental rights as guaranteed by the Timorese Constitution.

    Jan 30, 2018

    Sira nebe hala’o atividade jornalístika iha Timor-Leste kompromete-an atu

  • Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections July 2017: Disability Access Monitoring
    Oct 1, 2017

    In 2017, Timor-Leste conducted two national elections: Presidential Election on 20th March 2017 and Parliamentary Election on 22nd July 2017. In order to assess the accessibility of these elections to persons with disabilities, Ra’es Hadomi Timor Oan (RHTO), supported by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), and the UNDP LEARN Project, conducted disability access monitoring for these two elections.

  • JSP Newsletter
    Sep 1, 2017

    The Justice System Programme (JSP) of UNDP Timor-Leste was launched in 2003 to develop the institutional and human capacity of the Timorese justice sector.

  • LEARN Project Fact Sheet
    Aug 1, 2017

    The UNDP project entitled Leveraging Electoral Assistance for Regionalized Nation-Building (LEARN), funded by the Government of Japan and Korea, builds on the achievements of previous UNDP electoral assistance projects and aims to provide technical assistance to Timorese Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) throughout the entire electoral cycle, with a strong focus on civic and voter education, taking into account support already provided to Suco (village) elections in 2016 and Presidential and Parliamentary elections in 2017.

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