[TimorLesteStudies] "Working Together for Timor-Leste: The Next 10 Years" Conference and Expo (website)

Michael Leach mleach at swin.edu.au
Tue Dec 17 12:27:34 EST 2013

NB: For any who cannot access the previously attached pdf, please see the website, and further details below: http://timorlesteconference2014.com.au/

Working Together for Timor-Leste: The Next 10 Years Conference and Expo<https://timorleste.eventbrite.com.au/?ref=ecount>
March 14, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre - Bell Street - Preston, VIC 3072 - Australia<http://www.eventbrite.com.au/googlemap?eid=8823642753>

The Working Together for Timor-Leste: The Next 10 Years Conference and Expo comes after over 13 years of activity by Australian Governments, Local Government Friendship groups, aid organisations, businesses and community groups, working with their Timorese counterparts to support the task of establishing the new nation.

It also marks 11 years since the first successful international conference, Working Together for East Timor was held in Melbourne in 2003. The Conference will provide an opportunity for individuals and organisations working in, and for, Timor-Leste to share their knowledge and experience and discuss ways of working together to meet the challenges of the next phase of nation-building.


FEATURING keynote speaker Timor-Leste President, Taur Matan Ruak. Other speakers include representatives of Timor-Leste and Australian government and civil society organisations and friendship groups.

There is also the opportunity to attend the official conference dinner on Friday 14 March which will be hosted by the Timorese Association of Victoria and will include traditional Timorese food.

The Conference is open to all people interested in Timor-Leste’s future development and will give
delegates the opportunity to:

  *   FOCUS on the future of local development in Timor-Leste
  *   MEET people who are actively involved in Timor-Leste
  *   LEARN who is doing what in Timor-Leste and Australia
  *   DISCUSS key issues in local development, including friendship relationships, rural livelihoods, service delivery, education and human resource development, strengthening local communities, engaging young people, empowering women, village technology and the establishment of local government
  *   PLAN ways of improving communication and cooperation to support local development in Timor-Leste


Richard Brown
Friends of Aileu Project Coordinator
VLGA Timor-Leste Advisory Group Member
E: rbrown at moreland.vic.gov.au
M: 0407 091 004
W: go to Webpage<http://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/community-services/friendship-cities/friends-of-aileu.html>
F: go to Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/friendsofaileu>
A: c/- Moreland City Council, Locked Bag 10, Moreland VIC 3058
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