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The European Union and UNDP launch television series to strengthen Parliament-Citizen communication

On Tuesday, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a media training programme to strengthen the ability of the National Parliament of Timor-Leste to…  


Government of Timor-Leste, European Union, United Nations, and partners inaugurate Spotlight Initiative in Bobonaro, Ermera, Viqueque

Her Excellency Maria José da Fonseca Monteiro de Jesus, Secretary of State for Equality and Inclusion, inaugurated today the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative at Bobonaro Municipal Administration Office in…  


The European Union and the UNDP boost the decentralisation process in Timor-Leste by improving the capacities of Municipalities.

On Tuesday, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new training programme on data collection through the ‘Municipal Portal’ to increase the skills and…  


UNDP receives further equipment to support Timor Leste during Covid-19

Timor Leste’s gains as a Covid-19 free country were today consolidated as the UNDP welcomed further shipments of critical medicines and materials to support the Government of Timor Leste and the…  


Ministry of Finance and UNDP Launch Food Security Project for Tens of Thousands of Timorese

While Timor Leste has so far avoided a major health crisis from Covid-19, the socio-economic impacts of the response to manage the virus have begun to bite for many of the country’s most…  


Ministry of State Administration Progresses with European Union and UNDP Decentralisation Project

Representatives from the European Union (EU), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ministry of State Administration (MSA) met Thursday to sign off on a project document for “Strengthening…  


Supporting Timor-Leste’s Most Vulnerable During Covid-19: UNDP and PNTL put the Spotlight on gender-based violence

Increased socio-economic stress and confinement at home is a major risk factor for increased violence against women and girls.  


Timor growing – but progress is unequal, UNDP report says

Timor-Leste has made progress in human development this century, but the benefits of growth have not been shared equally, a new UN report says.  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Dili, June 11, 2020 – Governments must lead the fight against a growing tide of inflammatory and misleading information threatening to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to the…  


Rapid Response Yields Resilience Dividends in Timor-Leste’s Covid-19 Response

An early morning ceremony at Dili International Airport Friday May 29 marked the arrival of Timor-Leste’s first shipment of emergency medicines to bolster the health system during the Covid-19…  

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