Timor-Leste resources

March 2019

  1. ILO continue to engage more women in its project activities in Timor-Leste

    The 2019 International Women’s Day celebration in Timor-Leste coincided with the ILO's celebration of its 100th anniversary of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.

  2. ILO’s Employment Intensive Investment Programs in Timor-Leste promoting gender equality and women's empowerment

    Currently in Timor-Leste, the ILO is implementing two Employment Intensive Investment Programs, with the overall goal of promoting social and economic benefits from improved road access for women and men in rural Timor-Leste.

  3. The ILO in Timor-Leste

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Timor-Leste. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  4. Seminar for International Women’s Day 2019: Think equal, build smart and innovate for change

    4 March 2019

    Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) creates an opportunity to explore new ways of removing barriers and accelerating progress for gender equality.

February 2019

  1. ERA Agro-Forestry Project Launches its Second Training

    The training is part of the European Union funded programme “Enhancing Rural Access Agro-Forestry Project ERA”.

September 2018

  1. Livelihoods enhanced through labour-based road project

    The Department of National Roads, Bridges and Flood Control (DNRBFC) and ILO launched the first Trial Contracts for the Enhancing Rural Access – Agro Forestry Labour-Based Road Rehabilitation Project in the Baucau Municipality of Timor-Leste.

  2. Flyer for the ERA-AgroForestry launch: the first trial contracts in Baguia

    ERA Agro-Forestry project held a launching ceremony for the first trial contracts in Baguia.

July 2018

  1. Social Safeguards Framework for rural road works

    This Social Safeguards Framework (SSF) for the R4D Program has been designed to guide the implementation of inclusive and rights-based practices in rural road programs in Timor-Leste, and to prevent and mitigate their possible negative social impacts.

May 2018

  1. Timor-Leste identifies challenges and ways to advance its social protection for all

    Timor-Leste shows it is possible to offer substantial protection to citizens even in developing countries, but much can be done to improve coverage and effectiveness.

  2. Challenges and ways forward to extend social protection for all in Timor-Leste: Assessment based national dialogue report

    This report collates the current development challenges for social protection in Timor-Leste. It covers the social protection schemes in place for each of the four social protection floor guarantees, the policy gaps and implementation issues, recommendations, a rapid costing exercise to estimate the cost of advancing the social protection floor and a micro-simulation exercise to estimate the potential impacts of reforms.