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Female police officers obtain driving licenses after attending UNDP training

In September 2017 UNDP organized a gender driving training for National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) members based in Bacau, in cooperation with Bacau Municipality PNTL and police training centre in…  


Better road improves livelihood of Buruma people

Baucau, May 12, 2017 - The road rehabilitation project at Buruma village was officially commissioned by UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of State Administration (MSA), the Ministry of Commerce,…  


New water supply system bringing clean water to 1400 people in Lauala village

Ermera, 24 May 2017 – Around 100 people gathered to celebrate the inauguration of the new water supply system commissioned by UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of State Administration (MSA) and…  


Water Spout to Address Drought

Eugenia and other people in Binagua village faced water scarcity due to El Nino, the delays in the rainy season, which caused drought and negative impacts on livelihood. Consequently, around 155…  


Launching of Low Cost, High Impact Climate Resilient Water Infrastructure

Bobonaro, 26 October 2016, the United National Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched the construction of climate resilient water infrastructure for…  


Timor-Leste police builds public trust through effective communication

Trust is considered an important factor in establishing positive relationships between the police and the community. The police officers who are willing to take time to show kindness, understanding…  


Institutional Improved Cook Stove (ICS) Distribution Event

Energy efficient and environment friendly cookstoves for school feeding program were distributed at Escola Basica Central Publica School in Hautemac, Manatuto through UNDP-GEF “Promoting Sustainable…  


The power of traditional dialogue mechanism for peace and reconciliation

Dili, 15 April 2016 – Community Conflict between people in Uma Wain Leten, Viqueque in December 2015 resulted two people killed and valuable properties including houses and motorbikes destroyed. The…  


Mateus Salvador: “Now, we are not worry anymore about floods…”

“In 2008, there was flooding. It washed away our stuff such as corn, cassava including our pets. Our houses were almost carried away by floods.” said Manuel Soares (45), a father of three kids who…  


DPBSC provided Conflict Sensitivity Training to Community Leaders in Sub District Manatuto, District Manatuto

Dili, 13-15 October 2015, As part of efforts to strengthen peace and social cohesion in Timor-Leste, the Ministry of Social Solidarity through its Department of Peace building and Social Cohesion…  

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