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    About the ILO in Timor-Leste

    Timor-Leste became the Organization’s 177th member State on 19 August 2003. One of the major challenges for the country is to reduce poverty and create jobs for its population. The ILO assists Timor-Leste to move forward with decent work objectives through the implementation of the Decent Work Country Programmme (DWCP) for Timor-Leste 2016-2020.


  1. Social protection for Timor-Leste

    Definition Seminar of the National Strategy for Social Protection of Timor-Leste: 2nd Phase
  2. Employment and Decent Work in fragile situations: Pathways for peace and resilience

    Strengthening national leadership through the Embedded Approach in Timor-Leste
  3. Decent work for people of Timor-Leste

    Established, DWCP Steering Committee of Timor-Leste


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    Working lives in Timor-Leste

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    Enhancing rural access in Timor-Leste