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Knua Juventude Fila-Liman celebrates International Youth Day

On the 14 August 2018 UN Agencies in co-operation with the Secretary of State for Youth and Labour, The Red Cross (CVTL), and two youth groups (Comoro Youth Group and Becora youth group), celebrated…  


Promoting peace through biodiversity conservation in Timor-Leste

On 03 August 2018, SDG Ambassador for Climate Change and Ocean Jake Lasi presented an inspirational talk ‘Promoting Peace through Biodiversity Conservation in Timor-Leste’. The talk followed Jake’s…  


Strengthening governance and service delivery in PNTL

On 18 July a project management board meeting for the “PNTL – Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery” was held at PNTL headquarters in Dili organized by UNDP in coordination with PNTL.  


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,…  


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…  


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…  


Youth use new skills to start plastic recycling business

A youth group in Atabae seized the chance to learn new skills when they attended a one-day plastic recycling training facilitated by the UNDP Coastal Resilience Building Project and the Government…  


"Promoting local knowledge is crucial for peace and stability in Timor-Leste"

This was the message from UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Roy Trivedy at today’s closing workshop of the “Building and Consolidating National Capacities for Conflict…  

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