A series of human stories on entrepreneurship and business development of the ILO-BOSS Project
5 August 2016
The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020 was recently launched in May 2016. DWCP is a framework that ILO uses as a basis to deliver technical cooperation to ILO member States and in particular to strengthen the technical and institutional capacity of the tripartite constituents in Timor-Leste
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.