A New Era?

Timor-Leste has made impressive progress since its historic achievement of independence in 2002.

IB2016/27 Terms of Exclusion: Violence and the Impact on Women’s Participation in Development

In 2015, the Australian Government–funded Nabilan1 Program (Ending Violence against Women) conducted a study on violence against women and children in Timor-Leste (Asia Foundation 2016).

Steps Towards Achieving Inclusion for People with Disabilities in Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is one of the least developed countries in the Asia–Pacific region, ranked at 128 out of 187 countries on the 2014 Human Development Index. To help address high levels

Impacts of the Suai Supply Base Project in Timor-Leste

Based on field research in early 2015, this In Brief provides a preliminary overview of the differentiated impacts the project is likely to have, and concludes that the land expropriation

Timor-Leste’s New Way of ‘Doing Politics’ … and Will It Last?

This In Brief flags a new mantra in Timorese politics — national interest ahead of partisan interests — and considers its political and institutional context and the prospects for its

The Political Economy of Petroleum Dependency

Petroleum dependency has become a hot public policy topic in Timor-Leste.

Oecusse’s Special Economic Zone and Local Governance

This In Brief provides an update on the initiative’s progress and examines how ZEESM is affecting local governance as of December 2015.

2015 Timor-Leste Update: Book Launch

A New Era? Timor-Leste after the UN


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