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Ministry of Economy and Development and UNDP

Forum to champion economic development for all in Timor-Leste
Dili, 7 February 2012 - A Forum on Inclusive Growth organized in support of the Government’s efforts to create an economy in Timor-Leste which will strengthen the benefits to society as a whole was held this week. It was the first event of its kind to take place in the country and coincides with the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives. Under the slogan ”Mai Ita Hamutuk Haburas Hanoin Ba Merkadu”, the Forum brought together ideas to further develop the Timorese market and in doing so increase employment and entrepreneurship in a largely agricultural economy.
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Training helps government to better manage and prevent community conflict in Timor-Leste

Dili, 30 January 2012 —
Staff from Timor-Leste’s National Directorate for Community Conflict Prevention (DNPCC) are learning the skills they need to record, analyse and use information to help decision makers better manage and prevent conflict in the country.

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UN delegation to assess the need for UN support post-2012

Dili, 26 January 2012 -
A United Nations delegation arrived today in Timor-Leste to learn more about the situation in the country and the support that Timor-Leste would like to receive from the UN after the proposed withdrawal of UNMIT in December 2012. The visit is in line with the Joint Transition Plan signed by President José Ramos-Horta, Prime Minster Xanana Gusmão, and UN Special Representative Ameerah Haq.
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Traffic accident involving UN vehicle results in two deaths

Dili, 10 December 2011 -
The United Nations deeply regrets the traffic accident that occurred near Obrigado Barracks in the early morning of Saturday 10 December involving an UN vehicle and a motorcycle.

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Government of Norway to Support Democratic Electoral Process in Timor-Leste

Dili, 1 December 2011 -
The Government of Norway will support the consolidation of a democratic society in Timor-Leste based on legitimate institutions elected through free, transparent and fair elections in 2012. The Government of Norway has signed an agreement to provide US $650,000 to UNDP, UN Women and UNICEF.

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Justice still out of reach for millions of women, UN Women says

Flagship report from UN’s new organization for women recognizes progress, but calls on governments to take urgent action to end the injustices that keep women poorer and less powerful than men in every country in the world

24 November 2011, UN Women Timor-Leste:

Justice remains out of reach for millions of the world’s women, a flagship report launched on 24 November by UN Women and the Ministry of Justice warns.

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UN disaster risk reduction chief commends efforts to tackle disasters

Dili, 22 November 2011 -
Timor-Leste continues to invest in measures to minimise the effects of disasters, the United Nations top disaster risk reduction official said during a three day visit to the country.

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Timor-Leste Continues Upward Trend According to 2011 Human Development Report


Dili, 3 November 2011 - The Global 2011 Human Development Report “Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All” was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Copenhagen today.

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PNTL and UNPOL safely dispose of unexploded ordnance

Dili, 18 October 2011 - Specialised teams from PNTL and UNPOL today disposed of 19 pieces of unexploded ordnance, including mortars, hand grenades and artillery.

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Strengthening Discipline in the Timorese Police

Dili, 12 October 2011 – 160 national police officers from Timor-Leste’s justice section are learning how to work on internal disciplinary and misconduct issues within the national police force. When they complete the courses they will serve as discipline leaders.

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