UNICEF is a leading advocate for children’s rights, working in more than 190 countries, territories and areas. UNICEF in Timor-Leste is part of this global organisation.
Since 2002, UNICEF has been working in partnership with the Government of Timor-Leste and other development partners to accelerate the realisation of the rights of all children to survival, development, protection and participation.
The situation of children
The total population Timor-Leste is around 1.18 million, nearly half of its population is 0-18 years of old.
Working for children
UNICEF works in partnership with the Government of Timor-Leste, development partners and civil society to ensure the survival and development of children with specific focus on the poorest children to achieve global and national targets for child rights.
UNICEF has been working closely with the Government of Timor-Leste for realization of women’s and children’s rights.
UNICEF and the Government of Timor-Leste has been working in partnership to improve the survival, development, participation and protection of children and women in accordance with:
UNICEF programmes are aligned with the Government of Timor-Leste’s National Strategic Plan. To know more about work of the Timor-Leste, please visit: http://timor-leste.gov.tl/?lang=en
Read more about UNICEF’s partners working for the realisation of child rights and poverty reduction.