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Timor-Leste: General Information

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - East Timor
( Country Briefs, Travel Information, Australian Embassy information, Useful Links

BBC News Country Profile

CIA World Factbook
Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transport, Military, Transnational Issues

Discover Dili
An excellent site for information about Dili and its surroundings, including maps, handy phrases and a guide to nightlife.

Government of East Timor Official Website

Lonely Planet Worldguide
Brief history on Timor-Leste· Facts & figures Money & costs Environment/geography
Traveling· Health, security measures

US Department of State Country Information
Map, Background Information, Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members



The United Nations in Timor-Leste

Information on UN Mission of Support in East Timor.

Information on UN Transitional Administration In East Timor.

Also provides links to UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, FAO, ILO, UNOPS, UNV, UNHCR, World Bank, and UNMISET.

UNDP in Timor-Leste

The World Bank
The World Bank's Timor-Leste page.

Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch key documents - Human rights developments, Links.

Global Policy Forum - UN Security Council
Key documents focusing on the activities of the UN Security Council, analysis and links.
Vote and Aftermath (documents from 1999-2003), links to East Timorese associations and NGOs.

Relief Web East Timor
List of latest major documents pertaining to East Timor.


The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (RDTL)

Website of RDTL
Short historical overview· Information on the government and its ministries ·
Official gazette· Photo gallery, map.

Google Web Directory
Information on East Timor's government, int'l relations. and politics



World Health Organisation on Timor-Leste
Information on the health situation, including the health care system, statistics,
specific health conditions, human resources.

WHO International Travel & Health
Health risks and precautions, vaccination requirements, malaria
Accommodation & Travel Arrangements See UNDP's pre-arrival briefing note.