Timor-Leste held preparation meeting for COP 21Nov 24, 2015Dili, 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.
Development of the Early Warning System to Mitigate the Impact of Natural Disaster in the Dili-to-Ainaro RoadJul 22, 2015UNDP and National Disaster Management Directorate (NDMD) of the Ministry of Social Solidarity (MSS) held its first stakeholder workshop “Design of a model Early Warning System (EWS) for the Dili-to-Ainaro Road Development Corridor (DARDC) at the JL Villa Conference room. The purpose of this workshop was to collect information from government and non-government stakeholders on their capacities and experience in the area of Early Warning Systems.
Foundation Course prepares government civil servants for decentralizationJun 16, 2015Bobonaro, 29 May 2015 – Around 19 Bobonaro Municipality’s Civil Servants participated in a week long, from 25 to 29 May, Foundation Course in Local Governance organized by the Secretary of State for Institutional Strengthening (SEFI) with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the Sub-National Governance and Development Programme (SNGDP).
National Parliament organizes Seminar on Public Contracting and ProcurementMay 29, 2015The National Parliament (NP) with the support from UNDP and European Union (EU) organized a two days seminar on Public Contract and Procurement. Its main objective is to sensitize Members of the Parliament on public expenditure control, promoting efficiency and fostering competition. The seminar also included information on the competitive characteristics of public markets and the current situation in Timor-Leste.
8 Motorbikes handed over to MSS’s District Focal Points to support conflict prevention activitiesMay 26, 2015As an extension of UNDP Timor-Leste’s continuous cooperation with the Ministry of Social Solidarity (MSS) to strive for the conflict prevention, UNDP Timor-Leste Resilience and Social Cohesion (TL-RSC) project with the support from the Government of Japan handed over eight Kawasaki KLX 150 motorbikes to the Department of Peace Building and Social Cohesion (DPBSC) focal points.