At a workshop held on 22 June 2017, seven local NGOs presented their progress on watershed management (protecting regions drained by rivers) and complementary soil bioengineering interventions (such as planting) implemented in Liquiça Municipality, Ermera and Baucau Municipal Authorities from January-June 2017.
A delegation comprised of representatives from the Government of Timor-Leste and UNDP visited Lao PDR on February 6-10, 2017 to exchange experiences on the planning and implementation of climate resilient rural infrastructure.
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 procurement of the indelible ink through Electoral Project- LEARN for upcoming national elections
In accordance with paragraph 13 of the Paris Agreement (Decision 1/CP.21) which invites all Parties that have not yet submitted their INDCs to submit it to the UNFCCC secretariat before COP22, the Government of Timor-Leste hereby has finalized and approved it’s INDC prior to the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) in Marakesh, Morocco in November 2016.
On 12 January, ‘Improved Cookstoves (ICS) Sharing and Learning Workshop’ funded by UNDP was held at Fundasaun Oriente in Dili. The workshop was organized by Mercy Corps, implementing partner of UNDP-GEF supported Biomass Project.
The Building Shoreline Resilience of Timor-Leste to Protect Local Communities and Their Livelihoods (Coastal Resilience) project is designed to strengthen resilience of coastal communities through the introduction of nature-based restoration approaches to coastal ecosystem, mainly mangroves.
Dili, 5 December 2016, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Republic of Korea is launching a new programme of electoral and legal assistance of over US$3 million on “Electoral and Legal Assistance for Social Inclusion focusing on Youth and Women in Timor-Leste 2016-2018.”
Dili, 16-18 November, 2016 – The United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) in partnership with the Office of the Prime Minister organised a three-day Social Business Camp for Timorese youth. The aim is to encourage and equip participants with skills and confidence to start their own business.