Presenting Timor-Leste’s Market-orientated Vocational Training System: a partnership between Government, Employers, Workers and Training Providers
17 March 2010
The Presentation to government, private industry and other stakeholders, will demonstrate the progress in regulating and strengthening the vocational training system in Timor-Leste.
Community Mobilization for Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion in Service Delivery (COMPASIS) Project (Timor-Leste)
1 March 2010 - 28 February 2013
The UN agencies implementing this project sought the support of the UN Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) to enable a multi-agency response to the social and economic needs of the vulnerable poverty-stricken local population within the Ermera and Oecusse districts of Timor-Leste. This multifaceted project meets the criteria for the Human Security approach, and is integral to the UN's input into the human security and sustainable development of Timor-Leste
To contribute to employment creation and income generation based upon a systemic approach to enterprise development.
The social gains of involving young Timorese in productive and decent employment would also have immense welfare benefits for the country, primarily by keeping youth away from indulging in violent activities. The 2006 ILO Report on Global Employment Trends for Youth employment states “idle youths create a sense of vulnerability, uselessness and redundancy.” This can have a direct impact on the potential for violence and crime, thereby destabilizing socio stability.
30 July 2009 - 31 December 2011
Irish Aid has been providing funding for ILO’s technical assistance to the Government of Timor-Leste in the area of Labour Market Information during December 2006-December 2008. During this period, a Labour Market Information Department (LMI) was created within the Secretariat of State for Vocational Training and Employment (SEFOPE).
Investment Budget Execution Support for Rural Infrastructure Development and Employment Generation (TIM Works) Project - IRL (Timor-Leste)
1 July 2009 - 30 June 2011
The 2006 Timor-Leste and Development Partners Meeting displayed the commitment of the Government to promote accelerated economic growth under its Combating Poverty as a National Cause Plan, and progress towards the objectives defined by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly in areas related with the Eradication of Extreme Poverty, and the Development and Implementation of Strategies for Decent and Productive Work.
As a United Nations Specialized Agency, the ILO’s mandate is to promote opportunities for all women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. This Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) translates that mandate into the ILO’s contribution at country-level in Timor-Leste towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations Development Assistance Framework of 2009-2013 (UNDAF) and national development strategies.
The documentary shows efforts taken by the ILO's Skills Training for Gainful Employment Programme (STAGE) to boost the employability of the people of Timor-Leste, promote gainful employment, especially in rural areas, reduce poverty and promote economic growth. This programme is funded by the European Commission, as part of a larger UN programme on rural development managed by UNDP.
Focuses on What ILO do, The Timor-Leste Decent Work Country Programme, The priorities and outcomes of Timor-Leste DWCP.