Timor-Leste is at a critical juncture: the blue economy brings new opportunities. Identifying new and innovative financing options is critical
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with the financial support of the Government of Japan, procured STAE more than 800,000 protection items for preventing COVID-19
Water supply continues to be a critical issue in Oé-Cusse. The farming communities living in the mountains of Oé-Cusse face problems with the scarcity of water every year during the dry season. Although the springs used to have sufficient water in the past, the water has been gradually dried off due to the malpractices, such as deforestation, shifting cultivation, and a rapid increase in water demand.
The heavy rains across Timor-Leste from 29 March to 4 April 2021, brought by Tropical Cyclone Seroja, resulted in flash floods and landslides across all 13 municipalities in the country, with the capital Dili and surrounding low-lying areas the worst affected.
Two hundred ten first-time voters from universities and secondary schools, at the age of 17 to 25 years, joined the UNDP CORE-TL event Joven Vota that promotes participation and representation of youth, women, and people with disabilities for the Presidential Election on March 19th.
The Training of Trainers for OBI at Schools’ teachers is crucial for the effectiveness of basic financial and business education classes. It is important to ensure the understanding of financial literacy, business world skills, and education ideas, as well as self-confidence and motivation. The TOT equips teachers with the structure of the course, financial concepts and didactic activities, lesson planning methodology, the questionnaire application, and discusses the current situation of financial education and literacy in Timor-Leste.

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Timor-Leste

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1.3 million

Population

41.8

Poverty rate

$6,846

Per Capita Income

156(rank)

Human Dev. Index

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