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2018 press releases


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.  


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…  


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…  


Statement on Timor-Leste Parliamentary Election 2018

The UN Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of UNDP together with all members of the UN Country Team in Timor-Leste congratulates the people, Government, all national institutions and…  


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 development gains. While many countries are…  


UNDP kicks off series of evacuation drills to strengthen tsunami preparedness of schools in coastal communities

Dili, 16 March 2018: Today UNDP collaborated with the National Directorate for Disaster Risk Management and Manututo Municipality local authority to hold a tsunami evacuation drill at St. Antonio…  


UN Secretary-General's remarks at Signing Ceremony of a New Maritime Boundary Agreement between Australia and Timor-Leste

New York, 06 March 2018: Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Allow me, first of all, to say that this is a particularly important day for me. One of my most important motivations in my political…  

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