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Feb 5, 2016 SATA Moris (SMS AlerTa Asegura Moris/SMS Alerts for Securing Life) with Frontline SMS2016 In 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. Jan 1, 2016 Launch of new sustainable development agenda to guide development actions for the next 15 years New 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. Dec 9, 2015 UNDP, The EU and NGO Belun committed to strengthen conflict prevention capacity in Timor-Leste through early warning and early response the 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. Dec 7, 2015 Celebration of the very first harvest at the newly constructed Atabae Salt Farm Newer, safer and better way of producing salt, increase production and income of salt farmers Nov 24, 2015 Timor-Leste held preparation meeting for COP 21 Dili, 16 November, Government officials from various ministries gathered today at Hotel Timor to prepare for the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 which will be held in Paris on this upcoming December. Nov 13, 2015 UNDP Social Business study: increasing access to finance is essential, but improving business plans and entrepreneur skills is also critical Dili, 13 November 2015, “Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) specially social businesses could be the answer to solve long standing social issues such as jobs creation and poverty reduction”, according to UNDP study on small and medium enterprises’ access to finance in Timor-Leste. Oct 15, 2015 Timor-Leste Social Good Summit 2015 celebrates youth leadership and commitment in support of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development Dili, 30 September 2015 - University students, youth representatives, activists, and entrepreneurs gathered at the Timor-Leste Social Good Summit which was held on Monday, 28 September 2015 to discuss youth engagement in development and how technology can be used for social goods. Sep 30, 2015 Timor-Leste and UNDP Celebrate Nation Building and State Building Partnership Aug 10, 2015 Ministry of Social Solidarity and Timor Telecom signed MOU to establish SMS Disaster Early Warning The Minister of Social Solidarity, H.E. Isabel Amaral Guterres signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Timor Telecom (TT) to establish SMS Disaster Early Warning System (EWS) in Timor-Leste. This MOU will be the very first step in the creation of a nationwide SMS system using the Timor Telecom network to warn the community about the likelihood of disasters. Aug 10, 2015 The National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL)'s new website promotes the VIP (visibility, involvement, professionalism) model of policing The national police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) today launched the new website, promoting the VIP (visibility, involvement, professionalism) model of policing. The website is part of the communication efforts of the police to increase transparency of their activities by providing timely and relevant information and is designed to complement other products, such as the bi-monthly magazine, developed for the public by the police and supported by the UNDP capacity building support project.