Timor-Leste Program Updates

Last updated: October 25, 2019

March 24, 2019

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Tourism For All Project in collaboration with the Dili Institute of Technology (DIT) will sponsor the first major conference on faith-based tourism in Timor-Leste in May, the project announced on Monday.

USAID/Timor-Leste hosted an Ocean Talk at OOC2018 Oct. 30 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.
November 7, 2018

The developing island nation of Timor-Leste is moving to ban single-use plastic products and pledges to recycle all plastic waste by 2030, the country’s secretary of state for environment said in an Ocean Talk led by The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) at the Our Oceans Conference 2018 (OOC2018) here.

The Sea That Sustains Us; Love Our Country, Don't Make It Dirty
June 24, 2018

At the current pace of pollution, there will be more plastic in the world’s oceans than fish by 2050. This is one of several facts revealed in “The Sea That Sustains Us” – a new environmental film that celebrates the rich biodiversity of Timor-Leste’s waters and calls on people to protect this valuable resource.

February 9, 2018

The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development this week signed an amended bilateral agreement with the Government of Timor-Leste to help Timor-Leste achieve its strategic development goals.

Timor-Leste Tourism
January 28, 2018

Tourism in Timor-Leste will see a significant rise in business investment and increased employment under an agreement that supports the country’s national tourism strategy announced today by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).