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UNDP provides leadership training for local Suco youth representatives

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.  


UNDP facilitates youth-led research and data literacy for SDGs training

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).”  


UNDP facilitates cooperation between Jeju and Timor-Leste

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…  


Youth plant over 1,000 mangrove seedlings in Metinaro

On 13 December 2017 through cooperation between UNDP and the National Youth Council of Timor-Leste, 80 youths came together in Metinaro to plant over 1,000 mangrove seedlings.  


KOICA/Republic of Korea and UNDP launch new cooperation on anti-corruption and decentralization

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…  


UNDP holds media forum with journalists

Okinawa Peace Assistance Center (OPAC) with the support from UNDP Electoral Project LEARN and media organizations conducted a Media Forum on 7th December in Dili.  


Oé-Cusse regional strategic plan methodology launched

Methodology for the preparation of the Regional Strategic Plan for Oé-Cusse was launched during November 2017.  


Training supports entrepreneurs to develop business ideas

The Oe-cusse Business Incubator (OBI) is keen on supporting innovation and a change of mindset among local business and providing entrepreneurs with an encouraging environment for starting businesses…  


Local communities participate in tourism workshops

Over 100 representatives from local communities have actively participated in tourism workshops organized by ZEESM in collaboration with UNDP to promote community-based tourism in the region.  


Local NGOs and communities are working together to address climate risks

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…  

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