Following the intent of g7+ to expand its outreach in Europe, the delegation led by the Chair of the g7+, Minister of Planning of Sierra Leone, H.E Momodu Lamin Kargo and the g7+ Eminent Person, H.E. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão paid a visit to Portugal. They and other members of the organization were received by […]
Timor-Leste hosted the Regional Forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss the theme of “Preventive diplomacy in a post-conflict environment”. Timor-Leste is a full member of this forum since 2005, which has as its objective the promotion of a constructive dialog on political and security issues at the regional and international level. […]
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced on the 23rd March 2017 that it approved the application of Timor-Leste to join that institution and it has received the country as Potential Regional Member. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is an international financial institution that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. […]
Francisco Guterres, “Lú-Olo”, was elected President of Timor-Leste. The candidate supported by the two largest Timorese parties (Fretilin and CNRT) collected 57.08% of the votes according to STAE data that will have to be approved by the CNE. These were the first national elections that Timorese authorities organized without UN support. At the request of Timorese […]
An advanced team of official observers is already in Dili for initial preparations for the monitoring of the Presidential elections scheduled for 20 March 2017. The final pool of candidates was known on 18 February, after the Court of Appeal verified the 8 applications. Basque Izaskun Bilbao Barandica MEP leads the European Union’s Election Observation Mission […]
Statement from Minister of State and of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and Official Spokesperson for the Government of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste ranked first in South East Asia in 2016 Democracy Index The Democracy Index 2016, published by the Economist Intelligence Unit on the 25th of January, has ranked Timor-Leste as the top […]
In accordance with the resolutions taken at COP21 in December 2015, Paris, Timor-Leste has lauched its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) important step in the fight against climate change.
The Government of Timor-Leste has notified Australia on January 10, 2017 of its intention to terminate the Treaty on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea, signed in 2006. This notification will cease in three months. In a joint statement between Timor-Leste, Australia and the Conciliation Commission, it is recognized ” the importance of providing […]