Timor-Leste resources

August 2016

  1. National workshop and drafting process to develop the National Action Plan (NAP) on Child Labour and Forced Labour in Timor-Leste

    3 - 4 August 2016

    As part of the immediate actions against child labour, the Government of Timor-Leste has formally established the National Commission against Child Labour. The National Commission aims to implement and monitor the ILO Convention No. 182 concerning the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour.

July 2016

  1. Unlocking a herbal business opportunity in Timor-Leste

    Thirty-six year old Ruben da Silva Gusmao knows that he will not be an employee for the rest of his life. He is motivated to become an entrepreneur, considering the vast unlocked business opportunities in the Timor-Leste market.

June 2016

  1. Delicious original meatball business

    Two years ago, realizing that no meatballs made by Timorese were available at local supermarkets, a 42-year-old woman, Luisa Maria S. da Silva, was inspired to become a supplier of fresh meatballs.

  2. Definition Seminar of the National Strategy for Social Protection of Timor-Leste: 1st Phase

    14 - 16 June 2016

    The seminar aims at supporting national institutions in design, implementation and evaluation of social protection programs for the implementation of National Flooring Social protection.

  3. World Day Against Child Labour 2016 in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

    13 June 2016

    The ILO Country Office for Indonesia and Timor-Leste has held two commemoration activities in Indonesia and Timor-Leste to campaign against child labour, including a multimedia presentation, a live talkshow, a drama play and media interviews.

  4. Commemoration of the World Day against Child Labour 2016 in Timor-Leste

    10 June 2016

    The focus of the 2016 World Day Against Child Labour is on child labour and supply chains. Supply chains are the sequence of activities/processes involved in the production and distribution of a product.

  5. Zety’s dedication and strength

    Behind her calmness and softness, there lies great enthusiasm and strength. Lizete Maria Maia dos Santos, 42 years old, is one of few women in Timor-Leste working as a Village Livestock Worker, and has done so since 2003.

May 2016

  1. Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) Timor-Leste 2016-2020

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020 serves as a framework to support Government of Timor-Leste to achieve its National Strategic Development Plan (SDP) 2011-2030.

  2. Timor-Leste Decent Work Country Programme 2016-2020

    The video highlights the launch of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020 in May 2016. The DWCP 2016-2020 serves as a framework to support Government of Timor-Leste to achieve its National Strategic Development Plan (SDP) 2011 2030.

  3. Tripartite Meeting on Strategic Planning for the Implementation of Decent Work Country Programme DWCP for Timor-Leste 2016-2020

    31 May 2016

    Effective social dialogue between the Government institutions, the employers and workers’ organizations is recognized as the most effective means in achieving Decent Work goals. Therefore, the launch of DWCP will be followed by a tripartite meeting to re-engage tripartite commitment and encourage social dialogue toward the realization of Timor-Leste DWCP 2016-2020.