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  • UNDP Goodwill Ambassador HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to Visit Timor-LesteFeb 1, 2015Dili – HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will visit Timor-Leste on the 5rd to 7th February 2015 on his capacity as UNDP’s Goodwill Ambassador for MDG.

  • UNDP Innovation Summit: Updating Development in Asia-PacificOct 30, 2014The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) kicked off today a two-day interactive conference on innovative thinking. Its objective is to explore how innovation can help address development challenges in Asia and the Pacific, such as poverty, corruption, gender inequality, and environmental degradation.

  • MSS and UNDP partnership to strengthen infrastructure against natural disaster along Dili-to-Ainaro CorridorOct 10, 2014The Ministry of Social Solidarity and the United Nations Development Programme today, signed a new partnership agreement designed to protect critical infrastructure along the Dili-to-Ainaro Development Corridor from climate-induced natural disaster.

  • MCIE and UNDP partnership to focus on improving business development environmentAug 22, 2014The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Environment (MCIE) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed an agreement that will provide US$140,000 of Government funding to UNDP for support of the country’s efforts to build an enabling environment for business development.

  • 6 Aug : Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on GazaAug 6, 2014UNDP welcomes the current ceasefire and expresses its hopes for an agreement which ends hostilities and civilian suffering while also laying a foundation for sustainable peace. UNDP is supporting the Palestinians to assess immediate needs and chart a path for recovery and human development.

  • 11 July: World Population DayJul 11, 2014This special context positions youth as a key area of focus for the United Nations. We believe that investing in youth means investing in Timor-Leste’s present and future; forging a national identity; and building a strong and resilient nation that is ready to tackle both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. Timor-Leste’s young men and women are drivers of change and key agents for social cohesion. Only by empowering them with knowledge, and encouraging them to use their energy and creativity, will Timor-Leste achieve sustainable socio-economic development.

  • Groundbreaking ZEESM/UNDP Partnership Supports Oe-Cusse Economic ZoneJul 10, 2014The Oe-Cusse Regional Administration and Special Zone for Social Market Economy (ZEESM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today presented their groundbreaking partnership to support the Government of Timor-Leste establish and operationalize the ZEESM Special Economic Zone.

  • UNDP Assistant Administrator Haoliang Xu Returns to Timor-LesteJul 8, 2014Mr. Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific for the United Nations Development Programme, will visit Timor-Leste from 8 to 12 July, 2014. This will be his first visit to Timor-Leste since he served as UNDP’s Country Manager and Senior Deputy Resident Representative from 2002-2004.

  • The Council of Ministers Analyzed the Dili-Ainaro Development Corridor ProjectJul 8, 2014the Council of Ministers analyzed the Dili-Ainaro Development Corridor (DARDC) project presented to them by the Ministry of Social Solidarity together with the Secretary of State for Public Works and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Timor-Leste. This was the first time UNDP has partnered with a government counterpart to present one of its programmes to the Council.

  • New GoTL, UNDP and UNCDF programme focuses on decentralization and local development for poverty reductionJun 17, 2014The Government of Timor-Leste, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) today endorsed a new programme of cooperation which is designed to contribute towards poverty reduction and local development. Known as the Sub-National Governance and Development Programme (2014-2018) (SNGDP) the programme will strengthen institutions for decentralised governance, improve participation, and enhance local capacities to deliver services, particularly to the most vulnerable groups in poor communities.