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Increased investments in youth and their wellbeing now are crucial to seizing Timor-Leste’s demographic opportunity: UNDP report

Dili, 03 April 2018: Timor-Leste is about to enter a unique 30-40-year demographic opportunity window with the potential for rapid economic and human…

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Survivors stories take centre stage after 16 Days of Activism

“Case 36 - On the Mikrolet,” describes an all-too familiar scene for women in Timor-Leste – sexual assault on public transport. This time however, the normalised behaviour is being called out.  


EU and UN approve €122 million for Spotlight Initiative in the Caribbean, Central Asia and the Pacific

New York - The Spotlight Initiative’s Operational Steering Committee has approved €122 million for new investments across 12 countries and programmes in the Caribbean, Central Asia and Pacific…  


Co-Create Standard Guidelines for Timor-Leste First Green Building Design Challenge

Timor-Leste Accelerator Lab proudly presents its first workshop on green building design challenge Standard Guidelines. The workshop is held in Dili at Timor Plaza (Suai Room) from 16th until 18th…  


First Youth Co:Lab Timor-Leste National Youth Forum Launched in Timor-Leste

The First Youth Co:Lab Timor-Leste National Youth Forum on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship is happening right now in Dili, Timor-Leste. The event is held from 2nd until 6th December 2019.…  


Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge

Generation Unlimited is a global partnership with an ambitious goal: to help every young person successfully transition from education and training to decent work. We are creating a world in which all…  


New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways

Kanni Wignaraja is set to assume her role as Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 1 December 2019. Ms. Wignaraja, who is from Sri…  


Voices of resilient women in Timor Leste

Coconuts are widely available on the charming island of Timor-Leste, one of the world’s youngest nations that has emerged from a history of conflict to a peaceful democracy endeavoring for sustainable…  


Public Presentation and Launching of Baucau Municipal Strategy Development Plan 2019-2023

In partnership with the Ministry of State Administration and the Municipal Authority of Baucau, on October 24 the United Nations Development Programme, with the generous support of KOICA, launched the…  


A mission with the mangrove messages to Maubisse

27 November 2018, it was a foggy afternoon. After a team from UNDP reached Likitei pasture of Maubisee – venue for the youth camp, heavy rain hit the ground. Despite the rain, the weeklong…  


Submissions sought from youth in Timor-Leste for two global youth innovation challenges

DILI, Timor-Leste, 30 September 2019 – Two global initiatives that support innovation by youth - the Generation Unlimited (GenU) Youth Challenge and Youth Co:Lab Innovation Challenge –launched in…  

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