UNFPA Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/ 10/07/2017 184 UNFPA Acting Executive Director Message for World Population Day 2017 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2017/07/10/14389/unfpa_acting_executive_director_message_for_world_population_day_2017/ Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 ]]> 10/07/2017 - 20:22 Report on Teenage Pregnancy and Early Marriage http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=14377 With 19% of girls married before 18 and 24% already with a child by the time they turn 20, the Secretariat of State for Youth and Sports, UNFPA and Plan International decided to investigate the decision-making pathways and experiences that lead to teenage pregnancy and early marriage in Timor-Leste. ]]> 05/06/2017 - 00:36 UNFPA Timor-Leste handed over a set of desktop to the Midwifery Association during the commemoration of International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2017/05/05/14373/unfpa_timor_leste_handed_over_a_set_of_desktop_to_the_midwifery_association_during_the_commemoration_of_international_day_of_the_midwife_5_may_2017/ International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017: Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life ]]> 05/05/2017 - 04:07 Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2017/05/05/14374/statement_by_unfpa_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_for_the_international_day_of_the_midwife_5_may_2017/ 05/05/2017 - 04:10 UNFPA Executive Director's statement on World AIDS Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/12/01/14289/unfpa_executive_director_s_statement_on_world_aids_day/ Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016 ]]> 01/12/2016 - 02:32 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/11/24/14274/statement_by_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_executive_director_of_unfpa_the_united_nations_population_fund_on_the_international_day_for_the_elimination_of_violence_against_women_25_november_2016/ Empowering women and girls requires renewed efforts to end violence and harmful practices ]]> 24/11/2016 - 19:58 Launching of results of the 2015 Census of Population and Housing http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/11/17/14257/launching_of_results_of_the_2015_census_of_population_and_housing/ 17/11/2016 - 03:47 Technical Committee meetings to review and update standards and treatment pathways for care during birth and immediate postpartum period http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/10/28/14211/technical_committee_meetings_to_review_and_update_standards_and_treatment_pathways_for_care_during_birth_and_immediate_postpartum_period/ Technical Committee meetings to review and update standards and treatment pathways for care during birth and immediate postpartum period were conducted by the Ministry of Health with the support from UNFPA and WHO were held starting from 25 October 2016. ]]> 28/10/2016 - 03:45 World Statistic Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13533 09/02/2016 - 03:31 Op_Ed by By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin , Executive Director UNFPA, on the Occasion of State World Population Report 2016 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/10/19/14191/op_ed_by_by_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_executive_director_unfpa_on_the_occasion_of_state_world_population_report_2016/ 19/10/2016 - 23:48 International Day for Eradication of Poverty http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13531 09/02/2016 - 02:55 World Food Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13532 09/02/2016 - 02:56 Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/10/12/14177/making_girls_count_in_the_sustainable_development_goals_era/ 12/10/2016 - 21:24 International Day of the Girl Child http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13529 09/02/2016 - 02:54 Statement of the Executive Director on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/10/10/14165/statement_of_the_executive_director_on_the_international_day_of_the_girl_child_11_october_2016/ Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era ]]> 10/10/2016 - 04:07 World Teacher Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13528 09/02/2016 - 02:54 International Day of Older Person http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13530 09/02/2016 - 02:55 Statement of the Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on International Day of Older Persons, 1 October http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/09/29/14146/statement_of_the_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_on_international_day_of_older_persons_1_october/ The Transformative Force of Population Ageing ]]> 29/09/2016 - 04:08 There is no such thing as taboo topics in Timor-Leste now http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/09/28/14145/there_is_no_such_thing_as_taboo_topics_in_timor_leste_now/ 28/09/2016 - 21:29 World Contraception Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13527 09/02/2016 - 02:53 2016 National Conference on Reproductive Health “Investment in women’s health is investment for Timor-Leste’s future” http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/09/25/14139/2016_national_conference_on_reproductive_health_ldquo_investment_in_women_rsquo_s_health_is_investment_for_timor_leste_rsquo_s_future_rdquo/ National Parliament, Dili, 21-22 September 2016 - A crucial conference was held in Dili last week to underscore the importance of investing in the sexual and reproductive health and well-being of women, girls and young people to ensure a brighter future for all of Timor-Leste, as the country works to fulfill the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. ]]> 25/09/2016 - 22:09 International Day of Peace http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13526 09/02/2016 - 02:53 International Literacy Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13525 09/02/2016 - 02:52 Popular Consultation Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13524 09/02/2016 - 02:52 Message of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2016 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/08/18/14083/message_of_unfpa_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_on_world_humanitarian_day_19_august_2016/ 23/08/2016 - 19:55 UNFPA Timor-Leste handed-over the database system on youth programs to Secretary of State for Youth and Sport (SSYS) http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/08/15/14068/unfpa_timor_leste_handed_over_the_database_system_on_youth_programs_to_secretary_of_state_for_youth_and_sport_ssys/ 16/08/2016 - 03:12 International Youth Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13523 09/02/2016 - 02:51 Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for International Youth Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/08/15/14067/statement_of_the_unfpa_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_for_international_youth_day/ Young People and the Road to 2030 12 August 2016 ]]> 15/08/2016 - 22:03 UNFPA Timor-Leste celebrated International Youth Day with youth in Liquica from 8-12 August 2016 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/08/19/14085/unfpa_timor_leste_celebrated_international_youth_day_with_youth_in_liquica_from_8_12_august_2016/ 19/08/2016 - 03:14 International Day of the World's Indigenous People http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13522 09/02/2016 - 02:51 World Population Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13521 09/02/2016 - 02:50 Eid Al-Fitr http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13520 09/02/2016 - 02:50 UNFPA conducted Data Analysis Workshop to the staff of Ombudsmen office for Human Rights (PDHJ) http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/06/28/13931/unfpa_conducted_data_analysis_workshop_to_the_staff_of_ombudsmen_office_for_human_rights_pdhj/ UNFPA Timor-Leste and the Ombudsmen office for Human Rights and Justice (PDHJ) conducted training on Data Analysis Workshop for the Country Assessment Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights to PDHJ’s staff on 22-24 June at Maubara ]]> 28/06/2016 - 03:52 World Refugee Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13519 09/02/2016 - 02:49 Word Environmental Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13518 09/02/2016 - 02:49 Signing of Implementing partners agreement between The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Alola Foundation on Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/06/02/13864/signing_of_implementing_partners_agreement_between_the_united_nations_population_fund_unfpa_and_alola_foundation_on_maternal_and_child_health_mch_program/ Dili, 27 May 2016 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Timor-Leste signed an implementing partner agreement with Alola Foundation on Maternal and Child Health at Alola Foundation Office, Caicoli-Dili. ]]> 02/06/2016 - 01:00 Article on Sexual health in East Asia: it's a matter of life and death http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/05/31/13861/article_on_sexual_health_in_east_asia_it_s_a_matter_of_life_and_death/ "And to muster that will, let us remember that the mother from an ethnic minority who died from bleeding in childbirth because she could not reach a clinic in time, the teenage girl in an urban slum who had to drop out of school because her pregnancy started to show, the gay young man who contracted HIV from ignorance about the virus and a lack of access to protection - they are like us."-Yoriko Yasukawa, Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) ]]> 31/05/2016 - 23:17 Statement on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/05/23/13827/statement_on_the_international_day_to_end_obstetric_fistula_by_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_united_nations_under_secretary_general_and_executive_director_of_unfpa_the_united_nations_population_fund/ Statement on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund United Nations, New York, 23 May 2016 ]]> 31/05/2016 - 04:22 International Family Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13794 10/05/2016 - 20:55 International Day of Families http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13517 09/02/2016 - 02:48 Op_Ed by John M. Pile, UNFPA Representative in Timor-Leste on Family planning and gender equality in Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/05/10/13793/op_ed_by_john_m_pile_unfpa_representative_in_timor_leste_on_family_planning_and_gender_equality_in_timor_leste/ This week the IV Ministerial Meeting on Equality of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) is taking place in Dili. For the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, in Timor-Leste, it provides an opportunity to underscore the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights as a key driver of gender equality and a pillar of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. ]]> 10/05/2016 - 19:05 International Day of Midwife http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13515 09/02/2016 - 02:47 Statement on the Occasion of International Day of Midwife, 2016, by UNFPA's Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/05/04/13778/statement_on_the_occasion_of_international_day_of_midwife_2016_by_unfpa_s_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin/ Midwives: health heroes for women, adolescent girls and newborns International Day of the Midwife 2016 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund 5 May 2016 ]]> 04/05/2016 - 22:11 World Press Freedom Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13514 09/02/2016 - 02:46 World Health Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13513 09/02/2016 - 02:46 P 11 Form http:// 16/08/2016 - 03:05 UNFPA Timor-Leste supports Ministry of Health Timor-Leste conducting Peer Educator Training to PNTL members from 12 Municipalities http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/04/04/13705/unfpa_timor_leste_supports_ministry_of_health_timor_leste_conducting_peer_educator_training_to_pntl_members_from_12_municipalities/ Dili, 29-31 March 2016: UNFPA Timor-Leste supported Ministry of Health Timor-Leste conducting Peer Educator Training to PNTL's members from 12 municipalities on Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and Sexual Explotation and Abuse (SEA) at ETDA's meeting room. ]]> 04/04/2016 - 03:31 Good Friday http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13516 09/02/2016 - 02:48 UNFPA-TL and Ministry of Health conduct M&E Training to 13 Police Commanders http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/03/14/13639/unfpa_tl_and_ministry_of_health_conduct_m_amp_e_training_to_13_police_commanders/ Dili, Hotel J.Villa Monday (14/03/2016), General Commander of Policia Nacional Timor-Leste (PNTL-National Police of Timor-Leste), Mr. Julio da Costa Hornay participates in training activity conducted by Ministry of Health Timor-Leste and UNFPA-TL on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) on HIV/AIDS and STIs programs ]]> 15/03/2016 - 00:18 International Women's Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13512 09/02/2016 - 02:37 Statement on the Occasion of International Women's Day by UNFPA's Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/03/08/13608/statement_on_the_occasion_of_international_women_s_day_by_unfpa_s_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin/ 08/03/2016 - 03:18 UNFPA-TL donates maternity packages to Alola Foundation http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/02/24/13580/unfpa_tl_donates_maternity_packages_to_alola_foundation/ Dili, 16 February 2016 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA-TL) Timor-Leste donated 650 maternity packages to Alola Foundation ]]> 24/02/2016 - 04:06 Upholding women’s human rights essential to Zika response http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2016/02/15/13560/upholding_women_rsquo_s_human_rights_essential_to_zika_response/ 15/02/2016 - 03:21 New Year's Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?events=13511 09/02/2016 - 02:37 UNFPA Donates Motorbikes to Civil Registration for Vital Statistic, NSD http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/12/28/13326/unfpa_donates_motorbikes_to_civil_registration_for_vital_statistic_nsd/ Dili, 23rd December 2015 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated thirteen motorcycles to Civil Registration for Vital Statistic (CRVS) of the National Statistic Department (NSD). ]]> 24/02/2016 - 03:14 UNFPA-TL donates computers and laptops to PNTL Training Center and Health Clinical and Maintenance Unit of PNTL http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/12/30/13329/unfpa_tl_donates_computers_and_laptops_to_pntl_training_center_and_health_clinical_and_maintenance_unit_of_pntl/ Dili, 14 December 2015 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA-TL) in Timor-Leste donated computers and laptops to Police Training Center and Health Clinical and Maintenance Unit of Polisia Nasional de Timor-Leste (PNTL) ]]> 30/12/2015 - 22:55 Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, On the occasion of Human Rights Day 10 December 2015 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/12/09/13255/statement_of_unfpa_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_on_the_occasion_of_human_rights_day_10_december_2015/ 09/12/2015 - 19:53 Press Release of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for Launching of the State World Population Report, 03 December 2015 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/12/09/13254/press_release_of_the_unfpa_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_for_launching_of_the_state_world_population_report_03_december_2015/ 09/12/2015 - 19:53 Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for World AIDS Day 1 DECEMBER 2015 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/11/30/13171/statement_of_the_unfpa_executive_director_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_for_world_aids_day_1_december_2015/ 09/12/2015 - 19:53 Deklarasaun husi Direitor Ezekutivu UNFPA, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, ba loron Mundial AIDS 01 Dezembru 2015 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/11/30/13172/deklarasaun_husi_direitor_ezekutivu_unfpa_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_ba_loron_mundial_aids_01_dezembru_2015/ 30/11/2015 - 22:52 Pragmatism trumps dogma: UNFPA and the Catholic Church http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=13002 30/10/2015 - 04:39 Census and Population Household 2015 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=13263 09/12/2015 - 21:46 Statement on the International Day of Older Persons http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/10/01/12845/statement_on_the_international_day_of_older_persons/ 01/10/2015 - 04:06 Deklarasaun ba Loron Internasional ba Idozos sira http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/10/01/12846/deklarasaun_ba_loron_internasional_ba_idozos_sira/ 01/10/2015 - 04:07 Have you and your family been counted in Census 2015? http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/07/20/12513/have_you_and_your_family_been_counted_in_census_2015/ On Saturday (18 July 2015), the General Directorate of Statistic (GDS) staff visited H.E. President, Mr. Taur Matan Ruak and his family at his residence in Be Karil, Metiaut, Dili, for Census 2015. Prior to commencement of the counting, the General Director of Statistic, Mr. Antonio Freitas, handed  publicity materials prepared for the census to H.E. President, Mr. Ruak,  who delivered a short message highlighting  the importance of Census 2015: ]]> 20/07/2015 - 04:26 Prime Minister calls for all people to participate in the 2015 Census http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/07/14/12490/prime_minister_calls_for_all_people_to_participate_in_the_2015_census/ Timor-Leste's third national census commenced Saturday night and Sunday morning H.E., Dr. Rui Maria Araujo has been was visited at his residence in Bidau by enumerators and staff from the General Directorate of Statistic (GDS). After providing the information to the enumerators, he called on all residence of Timor-Leste to participate in the Census and had the following message for the Nation. "I would like to inform to all people that the Census 2015 has started. Today, 12 July 2015, my family has been counted. Don't be surprised, don't be afraid to provide all information that enumerators asked because this Census will provide sufficient accurate information that will help government and other institutions to prepare better prepare plans for our country's development." ]]> 15/07/2015 - 02:09 S.E. Primeiru Ministru apela ba populasaun tomak atu partisipa iha http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/07/15/12492/s_e_primeiru_ministru_apela_ba_populasaun_tomak_atu_partisipa_iha/ Sensus Timor-Leste ba datoluk hahu tiha ona iha loron Sabdu kalan no Domingu dader. S.E. Dr. Rui Maria Araujo hetan vizita hisi enumeradores no ofisiais husi Dirasaun Nasional Statisitika (DNS) iha ninia rezidensia Bidau. Depois fornese informasaun ba enumeradores sira, S.E. Dr. Rui apela ho mensajem ba nasaun hanesan tuir mai nee ""Atu hatoo ba populasaun tomak katak Sensus 2015 hahu ona. Hau nia familia ohin(Domingo, 12 Jullu 2015) regista ona. Lalika hakfodak, lalika tauk hodi fo informasaun hirak ne'ebe enumerador sira husu, hodi nune'e Sensu ne'e bele hetan informasaun ne'ebe kredibel, informasaun ne'ebe sufisiente hodi bele ajuda Estadu nomos Instituisoens sira seluk atu halo planu ne'ebe diak hodi prepara dezenvolvimentu ba ita nia rain." ]]> 15/07/2015 - 01:27 MENSAJEM BA LORON MUNDIAL POPULASAUN - MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/07/02/12400/mensajem_ba_loron_mundial_populasaun_message_for_world_population_day/ 02/07/2015 - 03:47 SENSUS POPULASAUN NO UMA-KAIN TIMOR-LESTE 2015 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=12295 30/09/2015 - 21:01 Timor-Leste Prepares for the 2015 Population Census http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/06/09/12256/timor_leste_prepares_for_the_2015_population_census/ On the 8 th of June 2015, the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS), in association with the Government of Timor-Leste and the Ministry of Finance, with support from UNFPA and UN Women, launched the National Census of Population and Housing Timor-Leste Campaign at Government Palace, Dili.  The campaign aims to distribute information concerning the Nation's third census since the restoration of independence in 2002, which is due to begin on the 11 th of July 2015. ]]> 09/06/2015 - 22:07 UNFPA Brochure http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=12521 30/09/2015 - 20:59 UNFPA Timor-Leste staff families join the celebration of International Day of Families 2015: "Strong Family, Strong Nation." http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/05/14/12117/unfpa_timor_leste_staff_families_join_the_celebration_of_international_day_of_families_2015_strong_family_strong_nation/ ]]> 14/05/2015 - 22:43 Mane mak responsável? Igualidade Jéneru no Direitus Labarik iha Família kontemporáriu sira http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/05/14/12111/mane_mak_responsavel_igualidade_jeneru_no_direitus_labarik_iha_familia_kontemporariu_sira/ Selebrasaun anuál Loron Mundial Família refleta importánsia komunidade internasional nia atribuisaun ba família no sai nu'udar oportunidade atu hatudu apoiu ba família sira. Selebrasaun Loron Mundial Família 2015 nia objektivu mak atu hasa'e konsiénsia no mobiliza apoiu atu foti aksaun hodi garante igualidade jéneru no direitus labarik iha família nia laran no prevene violénsia família liuhusi enkuadramentu lei família ne'ebe justu no intervensaun programa oioin. ]]> 14/05/2015 - 08:17 Familia boot UNFPA selebra hamutuk Loron Mundial Familia 2015: "Familia Forte, Nasaun Forte" http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/05/14/12116/familia_boot_unfpa_selebra_hamutuk_loron_mundial_familia_2015_familia_forte_nasaun_forte/ ]]> 14/05/2015 - 21:13 Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children’s Rights in Contemporary Families http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/05/14/12110/men_in_charge_gender_equality_and_children_rsquo_s_rights_in_contemporary_families/ The annual observance of the International Day of Families reflects the importance the international community attaches to families and is an opportunity to demonstrate support to families. The 2015 observance of the International Day of Families aims to raise awareness and mobilize support for action to ensure gender equality and rights of children within families and prevent family violence through fair family law frameworks and a variety of programme interventions. ]]> 14/05/2015 - 22:17 Videos 23/07/2015 - 04:27 Statement for the International Day of the Midwife: Timor-Leste Needs Midwives Today More Than Ever http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/05/05/12031/statement_for_the_international_day_of_the_midwife_timor_leste_needs_midwives_today_more_than_ever/ On the International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, stands in solidarity with midwives and thank them for the life-saving work they do. This year the International Day of the Midwife (IDM) is more important than ever before. As the Millennium Development Goals come to an end in September, this is the last chance to shine a spotlight on midwifery before the world and Timor-Leste enter into a new era. Midwives are essential achieving the new set of goals called the Sustainable Development Goals and creating a brighter future for mothers, babies, and families. ]]> 06/05/2015 - 04:34 Maternal Health at a Glance - April 2015 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=12154 30/09/2015 - 21:01 Earthquake in Nepal: Statement by the Executive Director http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/04/27/11987/earthquake_in_nepal_statement_by_the_executive_director/ On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I express our deepest sympathy to the people and Government of Nepal following the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Kathmandu and the surrounding regions this morning. We are shocked and saddened by the death and disappearance of hundreds of people, the widespread destruction and the displacement of possibly hundreds of thousands of people. We present our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved nation. UNFPA stands ready to join the international community's efforts in extending all needed assistance to the Government and people of Nepal. The Fund is particularly concerned about the fate of pregnant women who have been affected by this tragedy, including those who might face potentially life-threatening complications. All efforts will be exerted to support their safety and the safety of their babies. ***** ]]> 27/04/2015 - 03:18 Ministry of Education Professionals Trained on Measuring Program Impacts http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/04/02/11834/ministry_of_education_professionals_trained_on_measuring_program_impacts/ On a bright Friday morning, at the UN House in Dili, the second batch of professional trainees from Ministry of Education (MoE) are in the final stages of recapping what they have learned about measuring program impact. The trainee group speaks with confidence that it is well acquainted with impact measurement components and ready to go to the field. Secondinho Salsinha, UNFPA M&E Analyst and coordinator of the workshop, is happy with how the program has gone so far. "It is the first time that we are organizing this Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop for the MoE and we have got a positive feedback for the knowledge transfer,'' he says. ]]> 19/05/2015 - 01:35 Message on the occasion of International Women’s Day: Beijing at 20 Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/03/07/11653/message_on_the_occasion_of_international_women_rsquo_s_day_beijing_at_20_dr_babatunde_osotimehin_unfpa_executive_director/ During the past 20 years, we have witnessed remarkable advances in promoting the human rights and dignity of women and girls and their full and equal participation in society. The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing bolstered progress for women's rights to make their own choices about their bodies and their futures. ]]> 08/03/2015 - 20:06 A Five Year ($ 1.29 million) Agreement Signed to Support Statistics Timor-Leste http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/02/02/11349/a_five_year_1_29_million_agreement_signed_to_support_statistics_timor_leste/ The General Directorate of Statistics (GDS), Ministry of Finance and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a 5-year Multi-year Work Plan, to support the capacity building of directorate staff and implementation, analysis and dissemination of the 2015 Population and Housing Census. ]]> 02/02/2015 - 03:42 ADDING IT UP http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=11342 Women need sexual and reproductive health services from adolescence through the end of their reproductive years, whether or not they have a birth, and those who give birth need essential care to protect their health and ensure their newborns survive. The declines in maternal and infant deaths in developing countries in the last decade are a welcome sign that increased global attention and resources devoted to safe motherhood and child survival are paying off... ]]> 30/01/2015 - 00:28 UNFPA Donates Teaching Equipment to UNTL Midwifery School http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/01/28/11329/unfpa_donates_teaching_equipment_to_untl_midwifery_school/ Dili, 28 th January 2015 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated midwifery teaching materials to the Midwifery School of the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL), Dili on Wednesday 28 th , January 2015. ]]> 28/12/2015 - 00:14 Human Rights 365: Message of UNFPA Executive Director on International Human Rights Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/12/10/11115/human_rights_365_message_of_unfpa_executive_director_on_international_human_rights_day/ UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on Human Rights Day 2014 ]]> 10/12/2014 - 04:17 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, expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. It is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, there has been real progress-the number - and rate - of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before. Since 2003 UNFPA Timor-Leste has supported governmental and nongovernmental organizations activities to address population issues and has strongly promoted reproductive rights and gender equality as key elements to achieve human rights and human dignity. Over the past decade UNFPA assistance contributed towards establishing basic social services and generating baseline socio-demographic data... ]]> 17/12/2014 - 01:11 UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF share their action plans for 2015-2019 with stakeholders http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/12/02/11062/undp_unfpa_and_unicef_share_their_action_plans_for_2015_2019_with_stakeholders/ By UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF DILI, Timor-Leste, 2 December 2014 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), together with their partners in the Government of Timor-Leste, presented their action plans for the five-year period 2015-2019 to stakeholders from government and civil society on Friday 21 November 2014. Drafted jointly with their government counterparts, the plans are aligned with the four pillars of Timor-Leste's Strategic Development Plan for 2011-2030 - the social sector, economic sector, governance sector and infrastructure sector. ]]> 02/12/2014 - 19:28 Universal Human Rights and Access - Key to Ending AIDS http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/12/01/11041/universal_human_rights_and_access_key_to_ending_aids/ Message of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director, on World AIDS Day ]]> 01/12/2014 - 01:19 Timor-Leste Launches State of World Population 2014 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/12/07/11080/timor_leste_launches_state_of_world_population_2014/ The State of World Population (SWOP) 2014 report, The Power of 1.8 Billion Youth, Adolescents and the Transformation of their Future, was launched on Thursday, 20 November 2014 at the Novo Turismo Hotel, Dili, Timor-Leste. ]]> 07/12/2014 - 23:46 Situasaun Populasaun Mundiál 2014 (SWOP 2014 Summary in Tetum) http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=11082 Foinsa'e sira importante. Sira importante tanba iha númeru exesionál billiaun 1.8 hosi joven sira mak moris ohin loron, no tanba sira mak nu'udár formadór no líder sira ba ita-nia futuru globál nian. Sira importante tanba sira iha direitus umanus inerente ne'ebé tenki kumpre duni... ]]> 08/12/2014 - 00:04 The State of World Population 2014 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/?publications=11081 Young people matter. They matter because an unprecedented 1.8 billion youth are alive today, and because they are the shapers and leaders of our global future. They matter because they have inherent human rights that must be fulfilled. Yet, in a world of adult concerns, young people are often overlooked. This tendency cries out for urgent correction, because it imperils youth as well as economies and societies at large. - See more at: http://www.unfpa.org/swop ]]> 07/12/2014 - 23:24 UNFPA reaffirms its support to midwives during a socialization event of the Code of Ethic and professional standard http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/11/06/10910/unfpa_reaffirms_its_support_to_midwives_during_a_socialization_event_of_the_code_of_ethic_and_professional_standard/ 06/11/2014 - 23:31 UNFPA celebrates UN Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/10/27/10863/unfpa_celebrates_un_day/ UNFPA celebrated UN Day in collaboration with United Nations Country Team in Timor-Leste on the 24th of October, 2014, to highlight, celebrate and reflect on the work of the United Nations. The event, organized in collaboration with the departments of International Relations at the three main universities in Dili: UNTL, UNDili and UNPaz, along with a side exhibition, took place at Canossa School in Dili and was attended by dignitaries and 500 university students of the UNTL, UNDIL and UNPAZ. ]]> 28/10/2014 - 05:20 Family Planning and the Millennium Development Goals http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/10/27/10853/family_planning_and_the_millennium_development_goals/ The Timorese government recently released its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report for 2014. Overall the MDG indicators show that living standards and human development have improved significantly in Timor-Leste since independence. Selected MDG targets for gender equality, child mortality, maternal health, malaria and tuberculosis have been achieved. Out of 29 indicators and sub-indicators, 9 have achieved their targets and 14 show significant improvement. Yet in spite of these achievements, much remains to be done. ]]> 27/10/2014 - 02:21 Directorate General of Statistics Celebrates the Statistics Day http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/10/20/10810/directorate_general_of_statistics_celebrates_the_statistics_day/ The Directorate General for Statistics today marked the Statistics Day, to educate people about the importance of statistics and promote utilization of data collected and published by Directorate General of Statistics (DGS). This year's theme is "Statistics Life Blood of Good Governance" was attended by over 200 dignitaries of government, development partners and University Students. ]]> 20/10/2014 - 04:59 UNFPA commemorates the International Day of the Girl with students http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/10/14/10764/unfpa_commemorates_the_international_day_of_the_girl_with_students/ UNFPA in collaboration with the Ministry of Education commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11 th , 2014. The colourful day was celebrated with a group of students representing ten primary, pre-secondary and secondary schools in Dili and was joined by dignitaries from the government, teachers, students and development partners. Entertaining events aimed at creating awareness along with questions and answers drew a strong participation of students under the theme "Haforsa Hau, Haforte Nasaun." i.e. " Empower me, strong nation." Consultative platforms also marked by keynote speeches reminded the group of the key objective of working jointly to make the world a better place for girls and the continued commitment needed to achieve it. ]]> 14/10/2014 - 21:29 UNFPA Statement on the Nobel Peace Prize Announcement http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/10/10/10750/unfpa_statement_on_the_nobel_peace_prize_announcement/ UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, warmly welcomes the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai, which acknowledges Malala's struggle to promote the rights of young girls, particularly to education. Malala's convictions inspire young people all over the world, and her activism proves what young people can achieve, once their potential is fulfilled. Photo by Christopher Furlong UNFPA also congratulates Kailash Satyarthi for a well-deserved honour received for his long history in defending the rights of children. ]]> 10/10/2014 - 23:38 Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/10/09/10728/empowering_adolescent_girls_ending_the_cycle_of_violence/ October 11, on the International Day of the Girl Child, we join every person around the world who believes that adolescent girls should live free of violence and discrimination. ]]> 14/10/2014 - 21:04 UNFPA marks the 2014 World Contraception Day—It’s Your Life, It’s Your Future http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/05/11/12081/unfpa_marks_the_2014_world_contraception_day_mdash_it_rsquo_s_your_life_it_rsquo_s_your_future/ UNFPA, Dili, 26 September 2014 - UNFPA marks the 2014 World Contraception Day-It's Your Life, It's Your Future World Contraception Day (WCD) is celebrated each year on September 26. The annual worldwide campaign aims to create a world where every pregnancy is wanted and is a reminder of commitments made by the global community to expand access to information and methods of family planning for women and couples. The motto for WCD 2014 is "It's Your Life, It's Your Future". ]]> 11/05/2015 - 05:01 UNFPA komemora loron Mundial kontrasepsaun-Ida nee O nia Moris, Ida nee O nia Futuru http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2015/05/11/12082/unfpa_komemora_loron_mundial_kontrasepsaun_ida_nee_o_nia_moris_ida_nee_o_nia_futuru/ Dili, 26 Setembru 2014 - UNFPA komemora loron Mundial kontrasepsaun- Ida nee O nia Moris, Ida nee O nia Futuru Loron Mundial Kontrasepsaun komemora tinan-tinan iha loron 26 Setembru. Kampanya annual ne'e ho objetivu atu kria mundu ida iha nebe kada isin rua ne'e ho hakarak no ida nee fo hanoin fali kona ba komitmentu nebe trasa ona husi komunidade global atu habelar asesu ba informasaun no  metodu planefikasaun familiar ba feto no kazal sira. Tema ba komemorasaun tinan ida nee mak: " Ida nee O nia Moris, Ida nee O nia Futuru." ]]> 11/05/2015 - 05:01 International Day of Families 2014 http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/05/27/9845/international_day_of_families_2014/ 27/05/2014 - 05:25 International Day of Midwives: Why Midwives Can Make a Difference http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/05/27/9844/international_day_of_midwives_why_midwives_can_make_a_difference/ 27/05/2014 - 05:21 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 National UNV – Communication Assistant for UNFPA http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/timor-leste/2014/12/09/11108/national_unv_ndash_communication_assistant_for_unfpa/ 09/12/2014 - 21:16 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