Timor-Leste resources

December 2008

  1. Timor-Leste key labour market indicators December 2008

    This document focuses in the following data and figures which have been compiled by the Labour Market Information Department of the Secretariat of State for Vocational Training and Employment (SEFOPE), as support document to the progress report of Labour Market Information Systems Project.

July 2008

  1. Investment Budget Execution Support for Rural Infrastructure Development and Employment Generation (TIM Works) Project - Norway (Timor-Leste)

    1 July 2008 - 31 December 2010

    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.

June 2008

  1. Gender dimensions in vocational training in Timor-Leste

    This publication was focus on gender context in Timor-Leste, results of training-findings from the 2008 TVET Report, Employment/improved income, training Providers, graduates of training courses, employers, the analysis and response, and recommendations

May 2008

  1. Australia provides support for youth employment in Timor-Leste

    The press release focuses on The YEP Programme which will provide job opportunities for up to 70,000 in-school and out-of-school young women and men across all districts through career guidance, self-employment promotion, and short-term employment creation.

  2. Women In Self Employment (WISE) Project in Timor-Leste

    Focuses on the background, objective, strategy, and beneficiaries of the WISE Project in Timor-Leste which contribute to ease the burden of returnees on the host communities' economy through the creation of self-employment opportunities for women potential entrepreneurs in Baucau, Viqueque and Lautem Districts.

April 2008

  1. Skills training providing blacksmiths with tools for success

    By Gita F. Lingga, Communications Officer of ILO-Jakarta. (Baucau, Timor-Leste): Two years ago, Manuel Gaspar, a third generation blacksmith, in Baucau Kota, Baucau, Timor-Leste, together with one to three employees, was only able to produce seven pieces of agricultural and construction equipment per week. He is now able to produce 140 tools per day, and is employing 45 workers, 23 of whom are permanent workers. He has successfully expanded his business and established a group called “Blacksmith.” To date, Blacksmith has produced a total of 6,000 tools, earning a total of $50,000 – 60,000 dollars.

  2. Technical Vocational Education and Training Impact Assessment Report April 2008

    This publication focuses on the impact assessment which conducted by SEFOPE and ILO to have a comprehensive information related to all the vocational training institutions which exist in Timor-Leste.

March 2008

  1. Youth Employment Promotion Programme (Timor-Leste)

    17 March 2008 - 31 December 2012

    The Government of Timor-Leste is taking a number of important initiatives to enhance education and skills training for young people and to expand the employment opportunities for young people as they enter the labour force. This Programme will support and build upon these initiatives, drawing upon ILO and World Bank expertise and tools in the areas of youth employment, training, entrepreneurship development and labour-intensive works.

December 2007

  1. Rapid assessment on child labour in Timor Leste

    This Rapid Assessment was undertaken by the ILO in response to concerns about a growing problem of child labour in Timor Leste. Although reliable national data of the extent of child labour is not available, the difficult economic and social circumstances in Timor Leste especially in recent times have made children more vulnerable to dropping out of school and being involved in work.

October 2007

  1. Assessment report of the vocational training in Timor-Leste: October 2007

    This report assesment has been developed to contribute to identify all the training provider which exist in Timor-Leste during 2007.