Timor-Leste Program Updates

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Last updated: June 25, 2018

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).

July 18, 2017

The United States – through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its civil society partners – is providing support for close to 1,000 domestic and international observers spread across Timor-Leste to monitor parliamentary Election Day activities on July 22.

June 11, 2017

Customs operations in Timor-Leste will be reformed and streamlined to promote economic development, greater business transparency and security and adoption of world trade standards under a new $5-million project announced today by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Timor-Leste Ministry of Finance.

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