Timor-Leste has made impressive progress since its historic achievement of independence in 2002.
The original version of this In Brief was first published on 29 March 2017 under a C
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).
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
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
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
Petroleum dependency has become a hot public policy topic in Timor-Leste.
This In Brief provides an update on the initiative’s progress and examines how ZEESM is affecting local governance as of December 2015.
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