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:
- The Convention on the Rights of the Child
- The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
- The Millennium Development Goals
- Other international conventions and agreements related to children
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