UNFPA Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/ 07/04/2014 92 Statement by the Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin at the opening of the Commission on Population and Development. http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/04/07/9405/statement_by_the_executive_director_united_nations_population_fund_unfpa_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_at_the_opening_of_the_commission_on_population_and_development/ 07/04/2014 - 23:56 Youth Delegate from Timor-Leste attends the Commission on the Status of Women 2014 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/03/25/9337/youth_delegate_from_timor_leste_attends_the_commission_on_the_status_of_women_2014/ 08/04/2014 - 00:02 International Women's Day 2014 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/03/07/9155/international_women_s_day_2014/ The theme of 2014 International Women's Day is "Progress for women and girls is progress for all" Read the statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director ]]> 13/03/2014 - 05:57 UNFPA and Data for Development: 2013 at a glance http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/02/26/9120/unfpa_and_data_for_development_2013_at_a_glance/ 26/02/2014 - 23:47 UNFPA Celebrates Valentine's Day with Youth http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/02/25/9098/unfpa_celebrates_valentine_s_day_with_youth/ UNFPA and Marie Stopes International together with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education Celebrate the Valentine's Day with more than 200 youth in Timor-Leste. ]]> 25/02/2014 - 00:34 Timor-Leste Statistics 19/02/2014 - 01:52 UNFPA and SEPI Sign 2014 Annual Workplan http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/02/19/9081/unfpa_and_sepi_sign_2014_annual_workplan/ The Secretary of State for Promotion of Equality (SEPI) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed the 2014 Annual Workplan today to support the elimination of gender inequality in Timor-Leste. ]]> 19/02/2014 - 00:00 More Than 1,800 Maps of Timor-Leste Open to Public http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/02/18/9080/more_than_1_800_maps_of_timor_leste_open_to_public/ Seeds of Life, a programme within the Timor Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) has just made over 1,800 maps of Timor-Leste available on its website - that's over 18GB of imagery! The maps were created by Seeds of Life, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries' mapping unit and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Timor-Leste, and are free for the public to use, print and distribute. ]]> 19/02/2014 - 00:05 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/02/12/9041/international_day_of_zero_tolerance_to_female_genital_mutilation_cutting/ "Despite a century of efforts to put an end to the genital mutilation of girls, , more than 125 million girls and women have been cut. 86 million young girls worldwide are likely to experience some form of the practice by 2030, if current trends continue." says Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director. ]]> 19/02/2014 - 00:09 Welcome to UNFPA Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2009/02/12/538/welcome_to_unfpa_timor_leste/ UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnanc is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect. Since 2003, under the first country programme, UNFPA Timor-Leste has supported governmental and nongovernmental organizations activities on addressing population issues and has strongly promoted reproductive rights and gender equality as key elements to achieve human rights and human dignity. ]]> 12/01/2014 - 22:45 New Report on Law Against Domestic Violence http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/01/13/8848/new_report_on_law_against_domestic_violence/ Timor-Leste's Judicial System Monitoring Programme (JSMP) launches report on the Law Against Domestic Violence: Obstacles implementation three years on . ]]> 13/01/2014 - 00:33 UNFPA Timor-Leste 2014 Calendar http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=9368 31/03/2014 - 08:34 UN and the Government of Timor-Leste Commemorate The Human Rights Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/12/10/8690/un_and_the_government_of_timor_leste_commemorate_the_human_rights_day/ 10/12/2013 - 19:30 UNFPA Executice Director's Statement on the Death of Father of South Africa, Mandela http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/12/05/8614/unfpa_executice_director_s_statement_on_the_death_of_father_of_south_africa_mandela/ ]]> 05/12/2013 - 19:30 World AIDS Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=8486 29/11/2013 - 01:02 More Than A Thousand Prayed for People Living With HIV on Sunday http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/12/04/8582/more_than_a_thousand_prayed_for_people_living_with_hiv_on_sunday/ 05/12/2013 - 18:57 Violence Is Not Our Culture http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/11/29/8487/violence_is_not_our_culture/ On the occasion of the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November 2013) UNFPA Executive Director published an article on The Observer (Uganda) on Monday, to coincide with the start of the 16-day campaign to eliminate violence against women which ends on December 10. ]]> 29/11/2013 - 02:16 Statistics, the Lifeblood of Good Governance http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/11/04/8354/statistics_the_lifeblood_of_good_governance/ 05/11/2013 - 01:46 Launch of the State of the World Population Report 2013 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/10/30/8307/launch_of_the_state_of_the_world_population_report_2013/ 30/10/2013 - 21:34 Hands on Camera for Reproductive Health http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/10/17/8213/hands_on_camera_for_reproductive_health/ 17/10/2013 - 23:15 Timor-Leste's Country Statement in the Sixth Asia-Pacific Population Conference http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/09/19/7980/timor_leste_s_country_statement_in_the_sixth_asia_pacific_population_conference/ 19/09/2013 - 20:23 Midwives Can Help Avoid Over 90% of Maternal and Infant Deaths http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/09/18/7965/midwives_can_help_avoid_over_90_of_maternal_and_infant_deaths/ 18/09/2013 - 02:24 SEPI and UNFPA deliver Anger Management Training for Becora Prisoners http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/09/16/7945/sepi_and_unfpa_deliver_anger_management_training_for_becora_prisoners/ ]]> 16/09/2013 - 23:48 Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/09/10/7900/why_do_some_men_use_violence_against_women_and_how_can_we_prevent_it/ UNPRECEDENTED UN SURVEY OF 10,000 MEN IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC REVEALS WHY SOME MEN USE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS AND OTHERS DO NOT ]]> 10/09/2013 - 01:59 Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? 10/09/2013 - 02:03 More than 1,000 Police Officers to Receive Peer Education on HIV and Gender-Based Violence http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/09/08/7896/more_than_1_000_police_officers_to_receive_peer_education_on_hiv_and_gender_based_violence/ 16/09/2013 - 20:53 Timor-Leste and Indonesia Cooperate for Population and Housing Censuses http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/08/22/7716/timor_leste_and_indonesia_cooperate_for_population_and_housing_censuses/ 04/09/2013 - 18:35 Too Young to Carry a Bundle of Pain http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/07/30/7484/too_young_to_carry_a_bundle_of_pain/ 10/09/2013 - 21:35 World Population Day 2013 in Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/07/25/7470/world_population_day_2013_in_timor_leste/ UNFPA in Timor-Leste celebrated World Population Day on 15 July 2013 ]]> 25/07/2013 - 18:58 UNFPA Launch “Bondia Antonio” Film and Picture Theatre to promote male involvement in women’s Reproductive Health http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2013/01/29/6179/unfpa_launch_ldquo_bondia_antonio_rdquo_film_and_picture_theatre_to_promote_male_involvement_in_women_rsquo_s_reproductive_health/ “Bondia Antonio” the innovative new film and picture theatre project, was officially launched in the Ministry of Health on Tuesday, January 29th. This media project is part of the Ministry of Health and UNFPA’s wider efforts to increase male involvement in maternal health at the community level. ]]> 29/01/2013 - 20:24 Bride-Price and Domestic Violence in Timor-Leste 10/01/2013 - 22:52 Participation Starts at Home: Reproductive Rights are Key to Meaningful Participation http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/12/09/5937/participation_starts_at_home_reproductive_rights_are_key_to_meaningful_participation/ UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, delivers the following special statement for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2012. ]]> 09/12/2012 - 18:45 UNFPA Celebrate World AIDS Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/12/02/5909/unfpa_celebrate_world_aids_day/ On December 1st, the Executive Director of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin, delivered the following message celebrating World AIDS Day. "There is much to celebrate this World AIDS Day with a 50% decline in new HIV infections in 25 low and middle income countries since 2001, AIDS-related deaths declining globally and the acceleration of a 60% increase over the last two years in the number of people accessing treatment." ]]> 02/12/2012 - 19:24 State of the World Population 2012 Report Launch http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/11/29/5894/state_of_the_world_population_2012_report_launch/ ‘By Choice, not by Chance, Family Planning, Human Rights and Development' ]]> 29/11/2012 - 18:42 Ending Gender-Based Violence in Times of Crisis http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/11/24/5859/ending_gender_based_violence_in_times_of_crisis/ UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, delivers the following message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. ]]> 24/11/2012 - 22:25 Fokupers Report suggests links between Barlake and Domestic Violence http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/10/16/5731/fokupers_report_suggests_links_between_barlake_and_domestic_violence/ In the lead up to the annual 16 Days Against Violence Campaign in November there will be much public discussion about the high rates of domestic violence in Timor-Leste. Over 38% of women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15, according to the Demographic Health Survey 2009/2010. A timely new report launched by Fokupers provides fresh insights on this issue suggesting a link between domestic violence and the tradition of paying a bride price or ‘barlake' in Timor-Leste. ]]> 10/01/2013 - 22:57 UNFPA and HelpAge International Launch New Report 'Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and a Challenge' http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/10/02/5678/unfpa_and_helpage_international_launch_new_report_ageing_in_the_twenty_first_century_a_celebration_and_a_challenge/ The number of older persons is growing faster than any other age group, says a new report, 'Ageing in the Twenty-first Century: A Celebration and a Challenge', released on October 1st, International Day of Older Persons by UNFPA and HelpAge International. According to this report, the population of over-60-year-olds is expected to reach one billion within the decade. ]]> 02/10/2012 - 19:16 Australia’s Global Ambassador for Women and Girls visits the National Hospital in Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/09/26/5650/australia_rsquo_s_global_ambassador_for_women_and_girls_visits_the_national_hospital_in_timor_leste/ During her two day trip to Timor-Leste, Ms. Penny Williams, Australia's Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, paid a visit to Timor-Leste the Guido Valadares National Hospital in Dili on September 20th. Ms. Williams requested this visit in order to experience the reproductive health services available to the women and families of this nation. Timor-Leste currently has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in South East Asia with 557 women losing their lives each year during pregnancy or childbirth per 100,000 live births. ]]> 26/09/2012 - 20:50 Video 13/09/2012 - 01:33 UNFPA Help Strengthen Midwifery Education in Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/09/06/5553/unfpa_help_strengthen_midwifery_education_in_timor_leste/ The official opening and blessing of a renovated skills laboratory took place at UNTL on Wednesday September 3rd 2012. This laboratory will be used by students and educators in the Faculty of Midwifery during their training which will help improve their skills and the quality of healthcare given to mothers, newborns, and families in Timor-Leste. ]]> 06/09/2012 - 00:13 National Taskforce established to support the strengthening of Midwifery in Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/09/02/5531/national_taskforce_established_to_support_the_strengthening_of_midwifery_in_timor_leste/ Yesterday the establishment of a national task force to improve midwifery and maternal health was announced after a high level meeting took place in Instituto Nacional de Saude. Key policy makers and stakeholders gathered to discuss the strengthening of midwifery in Timor-Leste in order to improve the quality of healthcare given to mothers, newborns, and families. ]]> 02/09/2012 - 21:09 Strengthening the 3 pillars of Midwifery Programme in Timor-Leste based on ICM standards http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/09/02/5532/strengthening_the_3_pillars_of_midwifery_programme_in_timor_leste_based_on_icm_standards/ A high-level advocacy workshop was held in the morning of 23 August 2012 to sensitize policy makers, stakeholders and midwives on the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) midwifery standards. The Regional Asia –Pacific Regional ICM midwife advisor Ms Pashtoon Azfar was the guest of honor of the event. She presented the ICM standards, the 3 pillars of the midwifery programme and the need to strengthen the midwifery programme in order to ensure that every Timorese midwife is able to give quality midwifery services for mothers, newborn and families in the country which can significantly contribute to attaining MDG 5 that is to improve Maternal Health. ]]> 02/09/2012 - 21:26 Madame Ban Soon-taek’s visit highlights women’s rights and the needs of the most vulnerable http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/08/19/5492/madame_ban_soon_taek_rsquo_s_visit_highlights_women_rsquo_s_rights_and_the_needs_of_the_most_vulnerable/ As part of their two day visit to Timor-Leste, the wife of UN Secretary General, Madame Ban Soon-taek paid a visit to National Hospital Guido Valadares in Dili. The First Lady of RDTL, Senora Isabel Ferreira, Dr. Odete Viegas Hospital Director, and UNFPA representatives hosted Madame Ban Soon-taek as she made a tour of the maternity ward of the national hospital. Madame Ban experienced first-hand the reproductive health services run at the Government hospital with support from UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund). Madame Ban has a special interest in women's health and women's rights and used this high profile visit to raise awareness on these issues in Timor-Leste. ]]> 19/08/2012 - 23:22 SEPI and UNFPA deliver the first Anger Management Training Programme for youth and martial arts groups http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/08/26/5513/sepi_and_unfpa_deliver_the_first_anger_management_training_programme_for_youth_and_martial_arts_groups/ The Office of the Secretary of State for the Promotion of Equality, "SEPI", together with partners UNFPA have just delivered a pilot Anger Management Training entitled "Controlling Violent Behaviour" in Baucau. This 6 day training course is the first of its kind to be conducted with members of youth and martial arts groups in Timor-Leste. Over 23 participants, both male and female, attended this intensive training course which took place from August 13-18, 2012. ]]> 26/08/2012 - 21:07 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA International Youth Day 12 August 2012 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/08/14/5466/statement_by_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_under_secretary_general_and_executive_director_of_unfpa_international_youth_day_12_august_2012/ Today, we celebrate the world’s 1.8 billion young people. And we pause to consider that 43 per cent of the world’s population is under the age of 25—a figure that rises to 60 per cent in the least developed countries. It is the vision of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to deliver a world where the potential of each of these individuals is fulfilled. ]]> 14/08/2012 - 01:23 Drug use in Timor-Leste- an assessment 13/08/2012 - 19:26 First Lady Isabel Ferreira champions access to Reproductive Health Services http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/08/01/5335/first_lady_isabel_ferreira_champions_access_to_reproductive_health_services/ UNFPA, in collaboration with government ministries and development partners, hosted the celebration of World Population Day on the 11 th July at Canossa Community School in Dili. The ceremony was attended by several speakers including UNFPA Representative, Mr. Pornchai Suchitta, the Director General of the Ministry of Health, H.E. Mr. Agapito da Silva Soares, Reverend Padre Jose Tacain of SVD and the First Lady, H.E. Isabel Ferreira who delivered the keynote speech. ]]> 13/08/2012 - 19:51 Strengthening clinical teaching skills of midwifery clinical instructors at the National University of Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/07/03/5192/strengthening_clinical_teaching_skills_of_midwifery_clinical_instructors_at_the_national_university_of_timor_leste/ The UNFPA, in collaboration with the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL), funded and facilitated the first ‘Training of Trainers’ course for clinical instructors at the UNTL Midwifery campus. The shared aim is to strengthen the capacity of UNTL clinical instructors by equipping them with the knowledge and skills on ways to teach and train midwifery students to deliver quality healthcare. ]]> 03/07/2012 - 02:52 Graduation ceremony for Master Trainers on LMIS http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/06/22/5174/graduation_ceremony_for_master_trainers_on_lmis/ On Friday 8 th June 2012, 32 participants from two batches finished a five day training course in Logistics Management Information Systems (LMIS ). With funding from AusAID and executed by UNFPA alongside a USAID funded, NGO, Hadiak, the training programme took place in the mountainous retreat of Dare from 28th May to 01 June and 4 th June until 8 th June. ]]> 27/06/2012 - 20:31 Dili Marathon and Run for Peace http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/06/27/5183/dili_marathon_and_run_for_peace/ The third consecutive Dili ‘City of Peace’ Marathon took place in Dili on Saturday 12 th of May, 2012. This international event was created by the office of former President of the Republic of Timor-Leste Ramos-Horta as a peace building initiative. The event is run by the Creative Activities Unit of the President of the Republic along with partner organizations, such as UN agencies and the National Athletic Federation.  ]]> 03/07/2012 - 03:14 UNFPA support local NGO to reach the most vulnerable http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/05/19/5025/unfpa_support_local_ngo_to_reach_the_most_vulnerable/ On May 7th, Mr. Pornchai Suchitta, Country Representative of UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund), presented Fokupers NGO with a new vehicle at the Fokupers headquarters in Dili. This is part of UNFPA's ongoing support to Fokupers, who provide shelter and support services to victims of gender based violence and domestic violence in Timor-Leste. ]]> 19/05/2012 - 00:54 Investing in Midwifery Pays http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/05/03/4928/investing_in_midwifery_pays/ Joint message of Dr. BabatundeOsotomehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and Agneta S. Bridges, Secretary General, ICM, International Confederation of Midwives Joint message of Dr. BabatundeOsotomehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and Agneta S. Bridges, Secretary General, ICM, International Confederation of Midwives International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2012 Joint message of Dr. BabatundeOsotomehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and Agneta S. Bridges, Secretary General, ICM, International Confederation of Midwives International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2012 ]]> 03/05/2012 - 01:45 Delivering as One on Gender-Based Violence http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=4887 23/04/2012 - 01:32 The first Medical Forensic Protocol graduation from National Institute of Health (INS) http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/04/23/4886/the_first_medical_forensic_protocol_graduation_from_national_institute_of_health_ins/ April 3 rd , 2012, was a landmark date for local NGO PRADET.  This date marked the first official graduation ceremony held by Instituto Nacional de Sa ú de for graduates of PRADET's training on the use of the Medical Forensic Protocol. This training is currently being used to document physical injuries sustained in cases of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. ]]> 23/04/2012 - 01:23 Resources 04/09/2012 - 23:50 State of the World Population 2010 22/03/2012 - 03:09 State of the World Population 2011 22/04/2012 - 22:14 SEPI celebrate International Women’s Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/03/27/4732/sepi_celebrate_international_women_rsquo_s_day/ On March 8 th , 2012, the Office of the Secretary of State for the Promotion of Gender Equality (‘SEPI') celebrated International Women's Day in the Mercado Lama, Dili.  Representatives of senior government officials, UN representatives, civil society, NGO and women's organizations attended the event.  Special messages were delivered to the women, men and children of Timor-Leste echoing the global theme for International Women's Day "Empower Rural Women, End Hunger and Poverty."  ]]> 22/04/2012 - 21:52 'Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty' http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/03/07/4678/empower_rural_women_ndash_end_hunger_and_poverty/ UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, delivers a special message for International Women's Day, 8 March 2012 ]]> 07/03/2012 - 18:37 Inauguration of the new Fatin Hakmatek Service at Oecusse Hospital http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/03/02/4640/inauguration_of_the_new_fatin_hakmatek_service_at_oecusse_hospital/ It was with much hope and expectation that the inauguration of the new ‘Fatin Hakmatek' service took place at Oecusse Hospital on Tuesday, February 21, 2012. This new service will provide much needed emergency medical care for the many survivors of gender-based violence in Oecusse. The ‘Fatin Hakmatek' service provides trauma counseling, medical forensic examination, and other psycho-social support for those affected by gender-based violence. ]]> 02/03/2012 - 01:24 Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Curriculum for Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2012/03/23/4725/adolescent_sexual_and_reproductive_health_curriculum_for_timor_leste/ The first National Consultation Workshop on Adolescent Reproductive Health was held in the Ministry of Education, Dili from February 23 rd until 25 th , 2012. Over 60 participants from several districts gathered to discuss how to design and implement a new curriculum on adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) in both pre-secondary and secondary schools. Representatives from the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health, UNFPA, teachers, religious groups, and students were present to collaborate on the new proposals. ]]> 23/03/2012 - 01:07 Census 2010 launching event http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=1992 13/04/2010 - 19:28 National Family Planning Policy http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=1966 15/04/2010 - 20:10 Census of Population and Housing 2004 ATLAS / Sensus ba Populasaun ho Uma-Kain 2004 ATLAS http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=1926 Conducting the 2004 Population and Housing Census of Timor-Leste was a huge financial, logistical and human effort, but the benefits it will yield will be much larger than the effort made. Collecting and compiling reliable socioeconomic and demographic data for the whole country was essential for Timor-Leste because, during and after the independence struggle, substantial transformations in the characteristics of the population took place. Data that was available previously quickly became outdated and inaccurate and would have been misleading for planning in a new country. The publication is a good example of how we are putting the results of the census to the work. It presents the complexities of our society clearly and simply and it makes multifaceted and sometimes controversial patterns and trends understandable to a broad audience. ]]> 18/03/2010 - 04:08 Timor-Leste National BCC Strategy For RH/FP/SM 2008-2012 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=1927 Improving public health conditions constitutes a critical area for the development of Timor-Leste. Gradually, in collaboration with international and national organizations, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Timor-Leste has taken essential steps towards improving the health of the Timorese through the construction of health facilities, the introduction of a basic health care package, and the formulation and implementation of health promotion policies and interventions to improve public health indicators. ]]> 18/03/2010 - 04:21 Total, Urban and Rural Populations / Total, Populasaun ba Urbanu no Rural http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=1928 As part of its activities in disseminating the 2004 Census of Population and Housing, the National Statistics Directorate (NSD) has produced four publications to date. The fi rst, being a book of the national priority tables, containing what is considered by the specialized agencies of the United Nations as the most relevant to be constructed after the census data is processed. The second, being a booklet containing selected demographic indicators calculated with census data, graphs and maps. The third, a poster displaying basic population and demographic information; and the fourth publication, the Census Atlas, a collection of selected thematic maps and tables on population characteristics of Timor-Leste. The next obvious and fifth product is a set of books on priority tables at the district level. Among these books it was decided to include priority tables for the urban-rural disaggregation. ]]> 18/03/2010 - 04:25 UNFPA and the Ministry of Health revise UNTL Midwifery School curriculum http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2010/02/25/1887/unfpa_and_the_ministry_of_health_revise_untl_midwifery_school_curriculum/ 25/02/2010 - 20:37 Timor-Leste, Democratic Republic of 08/02/2010 - 02:35 UNFPA hands over life-saving obstetric equipments to the National Hospital http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2010/02/03/1804/unfpa_hands_over_life_saving_obstetric_equipments_to_the_national_hospital/ 08/02/2010 - 02:30 Family Planning Seminar http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=1730 11/01/2010 - 02:14 The Ministry of Health and UNFPA organize the first national seminar on Family Planning http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2010/01/24/1776/the_ministry_of_health_and_unfpa_organize_the_first_national_seminar_on_family_planning/ 24/01/2010 - 20:16 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-based Violence http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=1497 04/11/2009 - 02:05 SWOP 2009 Launch Event http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=1494 04/11/2009 - 02:01 SWOP 2009 Launch Event http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=1495 04/11/2009 - 02:01 SWOP 2009 Launch Event http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=1496 04/11/2009 - 02:04 Timor-Leste SWOP 2009 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=1498 04/11/2009 - 02:08 UNFPA launches report on climate change and population http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2010/01/24/1775/unfpa_launches_report_on_climate_change_and_population/ 24/01/2010 - 19:30 State of the World Population 2009 20/11/2009 - 01:43 Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) 2009-2013 04/11/2009 - 01:59 Mortality Monograph • Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=1491 English Version Tetum Version ]]> 04/11/2009 - 02:49 Maternal Mortality, Unplanned Pregnancy and Unsafe Abortion in Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=1481 ]]> 11/01/2010 - 02:33 UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Catarina Furtardo Visits Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2009/11/02/1480/unfpa_goodwill_ambassador_catarina_furtardo_visits_timor_leste/ 03/11/2009 - 04:34 PRADET http://www.pradet.org/ 12/09/2012 - 03:08 Ministry of Social Solidarity http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?lang=en 12/09/2012 - 03:21 Ministry of Education http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?lang=en 12/09/2012 - 03:19 Ministry of Finance http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?lang=en 12/09/2012 - 03:13 Ministry of Justice http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?lang=en 12/09/2012 - 03:14 United Nations Development Assistance Framework 2009-2013 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?development_frameworks 04/11/2009 - 01:21 Ministry of Health http://www.moh.gov.tl/ 12/09/2012 - 03:14 Government of Timor-Leste http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?lang=en 12/09/2012 - 03:15 National Statistics Directorate http://dne.mof.gov.tl/ 12/09/2012 - 03:16 Judicial System Monitoring Programme http://www.jsmp.minihub.org/ 12/09/2012 - 03:09