Timor-Leste Conference

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Monday 4 July 2011 to Tuesday 5 July 2011

Knowledge, Attitudes and Skills for Timor-Leste's Development: An Opportunity for Dialogue.

Biennial Conference co-organised by Universidade National Timor Loro Sa'e and Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

About the conference
The theme of this fourth conference organised by Victoria University on Timor-Leste is "Knowledge, attitudes and skills for Timor-Leste's development: an opportunity for dialogue".

Within this theme, speakers will explore the fundamental question of how knowledge can be translated into development, which with its economic, social, and environmental components, is the overarching long-term goal that connects the topics and shapes the dialogue.

It will be a policy-oriented conference focusing on case studies of good practice and will examine opportunities and mechanisms through which Timor-Leste society can move toward a sustainable future. What knowledge and skills are needed for Timor-Leste's development?  How can Timor-Leste's institutions of education, both formal and non-formal best prepare people to engage in the future development of the country? How can the Millennium Development Goals be reached and surpassed?

The conference will be organized into seven parallel streams that are:

  • Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods
  • Education
  • Youth Transitions
  • Health
  • Financial Inclusion and Trade
  • Infrastructure and National Systems
  • Law and Justice

Registration is open and includes:

  • Admission to sessions, workshops and keynotes
  • Conference materials
  • All lunches, morning and afternoon teas

A discount is available for those also attending the TLSA Conference 2011: Communicating New Research on Timor-Leste in Dili (30 June - 1 July 2011)

A number of expos will take place on Saturday and Sunday 2â€"3 July 2011 at National University of Timor Loro Sa'e, Campus Caicoli by local organisations on the conference themes

Attendees are responsible for accommodation.

Further information on accommodation in Dili

For international travellers arriving by air a visa on arrival may be granted valid for stay of up to 30 days, valid for single entry into Timor-Leste. The fee is US$30.

Department of Immigration website

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4 July 2011 to 5 July 2011

Get in touch

Helen Hill
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Arts, Education and Human development
9919 4567
Abel dos Santos
UNTL Head of Community Development
+670 743 5987