Realising Norway has never imported anything from Timor-Leste, the embassy’s minister counsellor for Timor-Leste (and coffee addict) Henning Hj. Johansen decided to take the matters into his own hands.

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WorldFish, a non-profit organization that uses fisheries to reduce hunger and poverty, will implement a Norway-funded project to develop the fisheries sector of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste over the next two years.

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Launching of book “Stretching struggle” in Dili, 22 May 2014

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Norway receives the delegation from Timor-Leste facilitated through UN Women Indonesia.

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Ambassador Stig Traavik thanks Minister Alfredo Pires for the good and fruitful cooperation through a long project implementation.

The Petroleum Programme - Oil for Development (OFU) - has come to an end in January 2013 after 11 years.

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Mr. Knut Østby from Norway is the new UN Resident Coordinator.

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Norway has financially supported training of women in Timor-Leste in how to obtain assistance in cases of domestic violence and sexual violence.

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A Programme aimed at supporting the development of an accountable and effective local government system in Timor-Leste will be strengthened with a US$ 1.2 million grant from the Government of Norway.

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Access to justice for vulnerable groups and the capacity of key justice sector institutions will be strengthened with a two-year $2.27 million grant from Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Norway has been contributing to the strengthening of Timor-Leste’s justice system since 2003.

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Symbols of the 21 Political parties and coalition in the order as the appear in the ballot paper in Timor-Leste

Invited by the authorities of Timor-Leste, the European Union will observe the Parliamentary Elections 7 July. The team will include observers from Norway and Switzerland and will be divided into teams of 12 short-term and 28 long-term observers.

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Norway will support the consolidation of a democratic society in Timor-Leste based on legitimate institutions elected through free, transparent and fair elections in 2012. Norway has signed an agreement to provide USD 650,000 to UNDP, UN Women and UNICEF.

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