Timor-Leste resources

May 2016

  1. Opening Remarks at the Signing Ceremony of Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020

    By Francesco d'Ovidio, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at the Opening of the Signing Ceremony of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020

  2. Launch of the Timor-Leste Decent Work Country Programme 2016-2020

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020 will be launched on Tuesday, 31 May 2016, at Timor Hotel, Dili, Timor-Leste. 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. Signing Ceremony for the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020

    31 May 2016

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste is developed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with The Secretariat of State for Professional Training and Employment Policies (SEPFOPE), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Timor-Leste (CCI-TL) and the Timor-Leste Trade Union Confederation (KSTL).

  4. The skilled butcher from Ebai Talho, Timor-Leste

    Jeferino Aleixo Saldanha’s hands skilfully cut and slice the fresh beef into a variety of ready-to-cook cuts - sirloin, tenderloin, rump steak, cube roll and rendang. He also expertly trims the fat from the meat and ensures its hygiene and quality before selling the cuts to customers.

  5. Improving the tourism potential of Atauro Island, Timor-Leste

    Atauro is a small island close to Dili, the capital city of Timor-Leste. The country is located in the Coral Triangle known for its rich and abundant marine life. The pristine natural environment is its biggest draw. With rugged mountains and a long coastline, such as those found in Atauro, Timor-Leste is one of the upcoming tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. With a population of 10,000 people, Arauro can be easily reached from Dili by ferry, water taxi, or charter plane.

  6. Felix Manuel: “I aspire to make my clothing label famous”

    “I aspire to open a ready-to-wear clothing store with my own label in Timor-Leste, and I desire to make my label, Hare Cloth Apparel, famous in this country,” said 26-year-old Felix Manuel de Jesus Amarel, showing his determination to achieve his dream of developing a clothing business.

  7. Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises in Timor-Leste

    6 May 2016

    The Government of Timor-Leste is implementing the Guide for Economic Reform and Growth (GRFE) led by the Minister of State, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs (MECAE). The Guide aims to boost private investment, sustainable employment and economic diversification.

  8. ILO Works in Timor-Leste: 2015 results

    Presents the results of the ILO works/activities in Timor-Leste in 2015.

April 2016

  1. University student’s canteen business opportunity

    Becoming an entrepreneur is the dream of a 20-year-old girl named Maria Mazarela Lay. This beautiful, tall girl has started a canteen business in Timor-Leste’s State University, where she is studying economy management. The canteen specializes in serving traditional homemade Timor-Leste cuisine.

  2. Jaime Lemos’s innovative chicken business

    Age is no barrier to starting an innovative new business. At the age of 60, Jaime Lemos C. Moris founded and opened a kampong chicken business in the Lautem district, Timor-Leste, called Copanhia Panirasa Dinaste Lda.