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UNDP and Facebook join hands to strengthen efforts on news literacy in Timor-Leste

UNDP and Facebook held a half-day training for journalists and editors as part of their efforts to support the news ecosystem in Timor-Leste. During the session, over 40 participants learned about…  


Youth Co:Lab Timor-Leste Youth Forum: Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Youth Co:Lab, jointly organized by the UNDP Accelerator Lab Timor-Leste and Recycling Promotion Pilot Project, facilitated a National Youth Forum on Friday. The forum took place at Novo Turismo and…  


Municipal Portal: increasing youth engagement in decision-making through Open Data

Timor-Leste has among the world’s highest percentages of youth population, with almost 75% per cent of the Timorese population under 35 years old. By making demographic and socio-economic data…  


UN, KOICA, Commit $7.7m To End Gender-Based Violence

Four UN agencies: UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA and IOM will collaborate in a four-year project to enhance efforts to ensure that all women and girls in Timor-Leste can enjoy their right to live free from…  


Call For Application-Youth CO:LAB Innovation Challenge 2020

The 2020 Youth Co: Lab Innovation Challenge aims to strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem and to promote innovation culture and policies that will support and enable young people to take the…  


UNDP, Youth Collaborate in Second National Innovation Challenge

Timor-Leste’s emerging and aspiring youth entrepreneurs gathered at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) youth hub Knua Juventude Fila-Liman (KJFL) today to celebrate the launch of the 2020…  


UN Report Finds Major Decline in Timorese Household Income During Covid-19

Large sectors of Timor Leste’s population have seen significant declines in income since the implementation of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in April 2020, according to a United…  


ICT Infrastructure Improves Education for Timorese Youth

School students and teachers in Oé-Cusse will have the opportunity to gain fundamental ICT skills following the official handover of the newly renovated ETARO ICT lab on October 2, 2020.  


Uma Komunikasaun – Communications House: helping journalists to bring the National Parliament closer to the people of Timor-Leste

Parliament is central to democratic governance and accountability. It is important that people are able to monitor what Parliament, and their representatives, who work for them, are doing. The Uma…  


Beach Cleanup: Surveying marine pollution on Timor Leste's south coast

A UNDP study of the sources and distribution of marine pollution during August and September found that the south coast was Timor Leste's most vulnerable area to the impacts of climate change and…  

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