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2016 Timor-Leste and Development Partners Meeting

"Financing for sustainable development in Timor-Leste"

Dili, 1-5 July 2016.  This page updated 22 July 2016

For information on last year's (2015) TLDPM, click here.

In order to make information about the 2016 Timor-Leste Development Partners Meeting (TLDPM) more available, La'o Hamutuk is collecting materials relating to the meeting on this web page. We will be glad to include additional documents; please send them to La'o Hamutuk. All documents listed below are in English except where indicated.


For the first time since 2012, no Civil Society speakers were included in the agenda. Therefore, La'o Hamutuk distributed a written commentary to participants (also Tetum).

Welcoming remarks by Minister of Finance Santina JRF Viegas Cardoso, 4 July 2016

Opening remarks by UN Resident Coordinator, 4 July 2016

Keynote speech by Prime Minister Dr. Rui Maria de Araujo (also Portuguese), 4 July 2016

SDG implementation at the global level and its implications for Timor-Leste by Helder da Costa, Secretary General of the g7+

Prioritization and Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals/SDGs in Timor Leste by Alex Tilman, Office of the Prime Minister

Private Sector’s Contribution to Development & Fostering Increased Investment by Tony Jape, General Manager, The Jape Group

Breakout Sessions: How to Implement and Finance Sustainable Development in Timor-Leste

Legislative and Judiciary Frameworks,  Agio Pereira, Minister of State and of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers

Public Administration Reforms, Dionísio Babo Soares, Minister of State, Coordinating Minister of State Administration Affairs and Justice and Minister of
State Administration

Economic Reform, Estanislau da Silva, Minister of State, Coordinator of Economic Affairs

Fiscal Reform, Santina J.R.F. Viegas Cardoso, Minister of Finance

National Youth Policy and Supporting Youth in the Upcoming Election Year, Leovigildo Hornay, Secretary of State of Youth and Sports

Development Cooperation Report delayed (from the Development Partnership Management Unit)

Government press release: Government enhances coordination with Development Partners (also Tetum), 4 July 2016


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Institutu Timor-Leste ba Analiza no Monitor ba Dezenvolvimentu
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