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  • Paving the way for first Audit Chamber Dec 28, 2014Paving the way for first Audit ChamberProfessional auditors are being trained for Timor-Leste’s Audit Chamber, which will oversee budget expenditure and ensure due process in state spending.

  • Voter education sessions aid disabled votersDec 28, 2014Voter education sessions aid disabled votersVoter education sessions are being held for the disabled and other vulnerable groups, ahead of the 2012 elections.

  • Dec 28, 2014Committee C Hosts Seminar on 2014 State Budget to Prepare MPs for Upcoming Debate

  • Dec 28, 2014Parliamentary Staff Complete Protocol Training

  • Convictions send strong message on state justice system  Dec 28, 2014Convictions send strong message on state justice systemSitting on the verandah of his rebuilt home, Camilio dos Santos, the chief of Galitas hamlet (aldeia), reflected on how conflicts used to be resolved in Timor-Leste.

  • New market shows success of local government approach Dec 28, 2014New market shows success of local government approachThrough the Local Development Programme (LDP), communities identify funding priorities for their areas, with local authorities then deciding which proposals to fund.

  • Supporting women at the heart of Asia’s newest democracyDec 26, 2014Supporting women at the heart of Asia’s newest democracyIt was female Parliamentarians such as Josefa Soares in mind that UNDP and UN Women helped establish a Gender Resource Centre in 2008.

  • Information technology critical to success of national police Oct 13, 2014Information technology critical to success of national policeStrength, force, security, weapons: words that readily come to the minds of most people when asked to think about the police. Perhaps less common, but just as critical, is information: information from the community, information to the community, information from commanders and between police officers and units. Without access to reliable and regular information, a police force cannot function.

  • Workshop supports communication in justice institutionsOct 13, 2014Workshop supports communication in justice institutionsTwelve staff from the Public Prosecution Service and the Public Defender’s Office participated in a workshop on Communication and Public Information held on 24 and 25 September at the UN House. The event, hosted by UNDP’s Justice System Programme (JSP) and held with support from UNDP Media and Communications Unit, aimed at enhancing understanding on the importance of institutional communication and improving knowledge on story writing and basic photography.

  • Human-Rights-and-JusticeSep 7, 2014Human-Rights-and-Justice

UNDP Timor-Leste and PDHJ Project

The provedoria for Human Rights and Justice is Timor-Leste's national institution for human rights and good governance. When it first opened its doors in 2006, provedoria confronted numerous capacity challenges. However, with the Capacity Building Project that spanned 2010-2015, UNDP was there to support with human rights skills and knowledge. After long years of cooperation and hard works, on last Friday, April 10, 2015, UNDP had its PDHJ Project Closure meeting.

Please check out the video to know more about both PDHJ and UNDP's project!

Contact UNDP in Timor-Leste

Media inquiries:

Felisberta Moniz Da Silva, Communication Analyst       

Phone: (+670) 7732 7211


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