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Statement on Parliamentary Elections

The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative warmly congratulates the people, Government and candidates of Timor-Leste on the occasion of their parliamentary elections and welcomes the…  


10 SDG Solutions for Asia-Pacific

Entitled “10 Solutions to Help Meet the SDGs,” the report describes large-scale projects in ten countries in the region – Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the…  


The Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a Cost-sharing Agreement

The Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a Cost-sharing Agreement for an amount of 125,000 US Dollars for the…  


United Nations holds first business forum on Sustainable Goals in Asia

The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives. Over 600 international business, government and NGO…  


Launch of the Solar Panel System at the UN House in Dili

The new solar energy system at the UN House in Caicoli, Dili, will be launched at ceremony on Monday 24 October at 4.00pm. The system is one of the largest of its kind in Timor-Leste, and will support…  


UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok

Bangkok, 24 October 2016 – More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the…  


The ‘Time Has Come’ to Reduce Stigma in Health Care Settings

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Human Rights Adviser’s Unit and WHO worked together with the Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Health (INS) to host a five day…  


Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s amateur soccer World Cup

Globally acclaimed Danish actor and star of HBO’s Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicked off his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme by refereeing the…  


SGP Timor-Leste launches its OP6 Strategy

The Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grant Programme (SGP) has started working in Timor-Leste with its fifth operational phase (OP5) since 2012 and it has been implemented for over 4 years in…  


UNDP and the Government of Japan Sign New Programme for Electoral Assistance

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Japan is signing a cost-sharing agreement to formalize funding support of over US$3.8 million (JPY 388,000,000) for an umbrella…  

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