• Local NGOs and communities are working together to address climate risks
    Aug 28, 2017

    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.

  • Electoral Justice Workshops for Legal Professionals
    Jun 26, 2017

    On the 21st and 22nd of June, UNDP and the Legal and Judicial Training Centre hosted a one-and-a-half-day workshop on the legal framework of the upcoming national parliamentary elections.

  • Timor-Leste and Lao PDR exchange experience on climate resilience
    May 18, 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.

  • Timor-Leste Launched its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), a National Plan to Combat Climate Change
    Jan 24, 2017

    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.

  • Improved Cookstoves (ICS) Sharing and Learning Workshop
    Jan 13, 2017

    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.

  • Community Based Coastal/Mangrove Ecosystem restoration
    Dec 27, 2016

    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.

  • Social Business Camp: Designing solutions for Social Impact
    Dec 1, 2016

    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.

  • Timor-Leste forms first coffee industry association
    Oct 3, 2016

    Key stakeholders representing all segments of Timor-Leste’s coffee industry have come together to form the first professional coffee trade association in the producing origin’s two hundred-year history. The Timor-Leste Coffee Association (Assosiasaun Café Timor-Leste – ACTL – in Tetun) will be formally registered this year with the vision of becoming a voluntary association of members, working together for the Timor-Leste coffee industry in order to increase the volume, and improve the value of coffees sold for export and domestic consumption.

  • Call for Technical Background Papers for Timor-Leste’s 4th National Human Development Report
    Sep 1, 2016

    The Timor-Leste National Human Development Report (NHDR) project is looking for highly qualified and experienced authors to write a series of four Technical Background Papers which are expected to contribute to the Chapters of the National Report.

  • “My View on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” Student Photo Contest
    Aug 31, 2016

    The contest’s theme is to encourage students to “reflect on the Sustainable Development Goals, communicate their feelings in a photograph and share it with many other people.”

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