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Increased investments in youth and their wellbeing now are crucial to seizing Timor-Leste’s demographic opportunity: UNDP report

Dili, 03 April 2018: Timor-Leste is about to enter a unique 30-40-year demographic opportunity window with the potential for rapid economic and human…

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Supporting tourism development in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is a half-island brimming with stunning mountains and idyllic beaches. Kept secret from the world due to its isolation and limited availability of information, it is now emerging as a…  


Youth entrepreneurship and job creation promoted in Ermera Municipality

In June UNDP held a social business camp in Ermera to support aspiring entrepreneurs to develop innovative ideas.  


Likisa youth seize opportunity to generate new business ideas

During May, UNDP held a three-day social business camp for start-ups in Likisa to provide an opportunity for youth to generate new business ideas through problem identification, design solutions,…  


UNDP and CAC form new partnership to strengthen transparency and accountability in Timor-Leste

Dili, 09 July 2018: Supported by KOICA in partnership with the Anti-Corruption Commission (CAC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) a new initiative ‘Strengthening anti-corruption,…  


The United Nations in Timor-Leste Congratulates New Prime Minister of Timor-Leste

The United Nations system in Timor-Leste congratulates newly-appointed Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, H.E. Mr. Taur Matan Ruak.  


Promoting youth voices in Timor-Leste

Last week 65 youth participants – including 17 from the municipalities – attended an exciting two-day workshop facilitated by the Well Told Story group at the Knua Juventude Fila-Liman youth…  


UNDP joins forces with award-winning communications production company to promote youth voices in Timor-Leste

Dili, 18 June 2018: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Well Told Story strategic communications group will facilitate a series of workshops in Dili this week,…  


Youth ambassador to bring global attention to climate change and marine degradation impacts in Timor-Leste

Dili, 14 June 2018: Timorese youth ambassador Justaquiu “Jake” Fabiano Lasi will set sail for New York later this month to share messages with civil society and government representatives highlighting…  


Extending our reach to the municipalities

Following the launch of the Timor-Leste National Human Development Report 2018 in Dili on 03 April, UNDP has been focusing on ensuring that the report’s findings and recommendations are shared with…  


Roadshow promotes environmentally friendly cook stoves with Timor-Leste communities

Dili, 05 June 2018: Starting today - World Environment Day - communities across Timor-Leste’s 11 municipalities will have a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about the benefits of using energy…  

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