Timor-Leste resources

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.

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

    The report analyses 26 programmes, from 6 different ministries, presents the policy gaps and implementation issues of existing programmes, and offer recommendations on how to advance towards a modern, effective and efficient social protection system.

  4. Basic safety and health guidelines for rural road works

    Provides the opportunity for all stakeholders to demonstrate good practices related to the compliance and enforcement of the national occupational health and safety in rural road works.

  5. What is ERA Agro-Forestry doing for contractors in Timor Leste?

    Capacity Building for Contractors, especially for local small and medium Contractors is a “buzz word” in developmental circles owing to the colossal amounts that are spent on infrastructure, its impact on employment and the realization that true development is best achieved through local capacity.

  6. Improving the OSH capacities of relevant officials and private contractors in Timor-Leste

    Staff from the Ministry of Development and Institutional Reform (MDIR), Ministry of State Administration (ESTATAL) and private contractors participated in the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Capacity Development Trainings held in two regions of Timor-Leste: Dili and Bacau.

  7. Employment and environmental sustainability in Timor-Leste

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Timor-Leste is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

March 2018

  1. Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Capacity Building Trainings

    20 March - 4 May 2018

    The main goal of the training was to strengthen the capacity for the implementation of an OSH management approach in the rural roads construction.

January 2018

  1. Milestone attained with take-off of contractor training programme

    The ERA Agro-Forestry Project seeks at capacitating 40 contractors, together with central government and municipal officials to construct and supervise rural roads within agro-forestry areas.

December 2017

  1. Social protection in Timor Leste: The difference dialogue can make in protecting the poor

    Despite being the youngest nation in Asia, Timor-Leste is taking a proactive and coordinated approach to ensure a better life for its citizens with a national Social Protection Strategy for 2017-2030.