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  • UNDP: FASTEST POPULATION SHIFT IN HISTORY MEANS MAKE OR BREAK FOR ASIA-PACIFICApr 25, 2016UNDP: FASTEST POPULATION SHIFT IN HISTORY MEANS MAKE OR BREAK FOR ASIA-PACIFICDemographic change in Asia and the Pacific is happening at a rate the world has never seen. An explosion in the working age population and a fall in birth rates that took a century in Europe are happening here in just 30 years.

  • UNDP to Launch Report on People-Centered Development in Asia-PacificApr 13, 2016UNDP to Launch Report on People-Centered Development in Asia-PacificThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today that it will launch its new human development report “Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development,” on April 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • Plant trees now, save lives and livelihoods from disasterMar 30, 2016Plant trees now, save lives and livelihoods from disasterAround 6000 seedlings of trees are being planted at the Madabeno village of Aileu to mark the launching of a reforestation initiative.

  • Oe-Cusse administrartion entres into key partnerships with world’s leading organizationsMar 28, 2016Oe-Cusse administrartion entres into key partnerships with world’s leading organizationsAs parts of its efforts to leverage the strengths of some of the world’s leading organizations for the benefit of the people of Oe-Cusse and implementing its innovative ‘Partnering with the Best’ policy, the Authority of the Special Administrative Region of Oe-Cusse Ambeno (SAROA) and Special Zones for Social Market Economy (ZEESM) formalized collaboration with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence (GCPSE).

  • UNDP, MSA and MCIE commissioned rural water supply project in Suco Ossoala as part of climate resilient small scale rural infrastructure project in Timor-LesteFeb 22, 2016UNDP, MSA and MCIE commissioned rural water supply project in Suco Ossoala as part of climate resilient small scale rural infrastructure project in Timor-LesteUNDP in partnership with the Ministry of State Administration and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Environment, officially commissioned one of several projects that were implemented in 2015 by the SSRI project through PDIM (Integrated Municipality Development Planning previously PDID) framework supporting local communities to construct more sustainable and climate resilient rural infrastructure.

  • The  Authority of the Oe-Cusse SAR and ZEESM and the United Nations Aim to Strengthen TiesFeb 12, 2016The Authority of the Oe-Cusse SAR and ZEESM and the United Nations Aim to Strengthen TiesA workshop between the officials of the Authority of the Oe-Cusse Special Administrative Region (SAR) and the Special Economic Zones of Social Market Economy (ZEESM) and members of the United Nations Country Team was held on 10 February 2016 in Pante Macassar.

  • SATA Moris (SMS AlerTa Asegura Moris/SMS Alerts for Securing Life) with Frontline SMS2016Feb 5, 2016SATA Moris (SMS AlerTa Asegura Moris/SMS Alerts for Securing Life) with Frontline SMS2016In the midst of natural disaster, prompt information sharing and warning can save many lives. As Timor-Leste is subjected to unpredictable extreme weather events and the associated natural disasters and climate induced risks, an Early Warning System (EWS) using Frontline SMS was established to help the community and the National Disaster Operation Center (NDOC) to get and/or receive real time data related to disaster. Thus, helps the government to better plan and response to disaster events.

  • Launch of new sustainable development agenda to guide  development actions for the next 15 yearsJan 1, 2016Launch of new sustainable development agenda to guide development actions for the next 15 yearsNew York, 1 January 2016 – The new year ushers in the official launch of the bold and transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by world leaders last September at the United Nations. The new Agenda calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next 15 years.

  • UNDP, The EU and NGO Belun committed to strengthen conflict prevention capacity in Timor-Leste through early warning and early responseDec 9, 2015UNDP, The EU and NGO Belun committed to strengthen conflict prevention capacity in Timor-Leste through early warning and early responsethe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European Union (EU) and its national partner NGO Belun launched the ’Building and Consolidating National Capacities for Conflict Prevention through Early Warning and Early Response (EWER)’ project with an inception workshop.

  • Great achievements by the National Parliament, supported by international partners 2003-2015Aug 2, 2015Great achievements by the National Parliament, supported by international partners 2003-2015Members of the Project Steering Committee of the EU-UNDP Parliament Project “Strengthening Institutional Capacity of the National Parliament in Timor-Leste” gathered today in the Conference Room of the National Parliament (NP) to discuss the project achievements, challenges, and recommendation.

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