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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…  


New phase in a historic relationship: the foundations of UN assistance to 2025.

Despite an unprecedented start to 2020, on Thursday May 14 the United Nation General Secretariat (UN) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new phase of assistance in its 20-year…  


An enduring relationship: COVID-19, the UNDP and Timor-Leste

Despite being in the Asia-Pacific region, where Coronavirus spread earliest, by early May 2020, Timor-Leste had recorded only 24 cases of Coronavirus.  


How can improved data access reduce inequalities in Timor-Leste?

Timor-Leste is one of the thirty countries in the world with the highest rates of rural population. Almost 70 per cent of the Timorese population lives in rural areas, and faces daily challenges…  


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.  


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…  


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…  


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…  


Call for Application

Two global initiatives launch side-by-side and call for youth-led innovative solutions to improve education, employment and civic engagement Application Deadline: 31 October 2019 The Generation…  


The First Ever Accelerator Lab Launched in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is blessed with a high number of young people whom if empowered and educated to think outside the box, can help to accelerate Timor-Leste economic growth and sustainable development.…  

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