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Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 6:15pm

DILI, March 2022 – Today, the United States—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting the Consortium for Elections and Political Processes (CEPPS) partners, the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and their local partners to support a variety of activities in support of a free and fair election thorough Supporting Sound, Representative 2022 Presidential Elections in Timor-Leste Activity. The presidential election in March 2022 will be the first election held in Timor-Leste during the pandemic. To quickly address urgent challenges in advance of this election, USAID Voter education and outreach initiatives will engage women, youth, rural voters and other traditionally marginalized communities, and the support of a domestic election observation mission will help to ensure electoral integrity.

USAID Mission Director James Wright is joined by Timor-Leste Minister of Health at the launch of two projects to secure a violence-free future for Timorese women and children.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:15am

USAID Mission Director James S. Wright today officially launched two new projects that aim to secure a violence free future for Timorese women and children.  The United States is funding the two people-to-people reconciliation projects with nearly $2.4 million.

NGO Advocacy Launch
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 6:30pm

United States Ambassador Kathleen Fitzpatrick joined by USAID Mission Director James S. Wright, officially launched the USAID/Timor-Leste NGO Advocacy for Good Governance Activity today.

Results of USAID’s Reinforce Basic Health Services project (USAID’s Reinforce).
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 7:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Timor-Leste Ministry of Health (MOH) today released the results of USAID’s Reinforce Basic Health Services project (USAID’s Reinforce). USAID’s Reinforce, December 2015-December 2020, is a partnership between the Government of Timor-Leste (GOTL) and USAID that focused to increase the health service delivery in Covalima by strengthening integrated health service delivery and promoting health seeking behaviors. Stakeholders in the GOTL include the MOH, Covalima Municipality Health Service and the National Institute of Health (INS). USAID’s Reinforce was implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute.

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Last updated: June 17, 2021

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