Women’s leadership and participation project in Timor-Leste gets boost from Japanese Government


The Japanese Government has partnered with UN Women Timor-Leste to launch a new four year 294 million Japanese Yen project to support the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.

Resolution 1325 is the first of eight resolutions that call on Member States to recognize women’s leadership and participation in all matters of peace and security.

Partnering with the Ministry of Interior, Secretary of State for Support and Socio-economic Promotion of Women and other national institutions and civil society organizations, the project will work at a national level and in the municipalities of Baucau, Covalima and Oecusse.

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