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15 Jan 2014 description

Triangle G H au Timor-Leste

Présente au Timor-Leste depuis 2005, Triangle G H gère actuellement deux programmes, dont un nouveau, sur le renforcement de compétences d'ONG nationales travaillant dans le secteur de la lutte contre les violences domestiques.

30 Apr 2012 description
report IRIN

DILI, 30 April 2012 (IRIN) - Support services for women and children trafficked to Timor-Leste have been forced to close or will soon run out of funding, and NGOs worry that the government will not have the resources to fill the gap.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says Timor-Leste is primarily a destination country for international human trafficking, with mostly women and children brought across the border with Indonesia.

11 Apr 2012 description
report The Irrawaddy

By MEAGAN WEYMES

DILI, Timor Leste—An investigation is underway into the case of 26 Burmese asylum seekers who were on a boat that ran out of fuel en route to Australia, landing near East Timor.

The boat, with 26 Burmese asylum seekers and an Indonesian captain, left Indonesia on March 21 but ran out of fuel on March 27 near Wetali, on the south coast of East Timor, according to the East Timorese Prosecutor-General’s dispatch document on the case.

12 Nov 2010 description

Lifting people out of poverty

Executive Officer's ReportUnion Aid Abroad-APHEDA Lifting people out of poverty Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA had another successful year in 2009-10, with thousands of working men and women trained in crucial skills to enable them to earn a decent livelihood.

07 May 2010 description

Timor-Leste - IOM in cooperation with the National Police (PNTL) Training Centre, hosted on 6 May a workshop for senior law enforcement officers to raise awareness of human trafficking and to identify ways to combat it in Timor-Leste.

Senior police and Migration Service officials from the capital, Dili, and all districts, including PNTL Second Commander Alfonso da Jesus, attended the workshop, which covered a range of topics, including definitions of human trafficking, national legal frameworks, international cooperation in investigations and prosecutions, and the response of law …

09 Apr 2010 description

Executive Summary

Five years have passed since the signing of the 2005 World Summit Outcome Document, when United Nations (UN) member states agreed to the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP). Contained in paragraph 138 of the World Summit Outcome Document is a commitment by states to prevent four specific types of mass atrocities - ethnic cleansing, genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. It was a significant commitment outlining sovereignty as responsibility.

08 Sep 2009 description

Dili, 8 September 2009: Timor-Leste, the South-East Asia Region's youngest nation, has announced that it will make a contribution to the World Health Organization s (WHO) unique million-dollar health emergency fund, whose fast and flexible disbursement mechanism has already allowed it to make a difference to more than 200 000 people affected by various humanitarian crises in the Region.