Bilateral Partners

The Ministry of Economy and Development (MED)

The Ministry of Economy and Development is responsible for the design, implementation and assessment of the policies defined by the Council of Ministers in the areas of the development of micro-finance and cooperatives, as well as the environment. The Ministry oversees the following departments: the Institute for Business Development Support, the Institute for Promotion of Investment and Development, and the National Directorate of Research for National Development. More...


The State Secretariat of Youth and Sports (SSYS)


The State Secretariat of Youth and Sports is responsible for designing, executing, coordinating and assessing the policies for the promotion of youth’s well-being and development. It is responsible for proposing policy and preparing drafts of regulatory procedures in the area of Youth and Sports, ensuring the implementation and execution of the legal and regulatory framework for Youth and Sports, and promoting youth-oriented activities, especially in the fields of sports, arts and culture. More...
  

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Timor-Leste and Germany enjoy friendly relations. Germany has been supporting the country in establishing new structures since 1999. In the beginning, cooperation focused on food, emergency and refugee aid, the drinking water supply in the eastern districts, and was  followed by development of the maritime transport sector and promotion of rural development  Since 2007, cooperation with Timor-Leste has concentratesd on the priority area of crisis prevention and conflict management. More…