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The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)

www.ausaid.gov.au

Total Contribution to date: $434,800**

Total Expenditures: $ 324,296 (to 31st Dec 04)

** A new cost-sharing agreement is currently being negotiated to fund six additional positions.

AusAID's financial contribution (since the beginning of the project in 2002) has been used to fund 8 positions, of which 2 positions are on the Critical list. Of the 8, 7 have been recruited to date. Six of these positions are finished, one is on-going, and one remains to be recruited. These positions are summed up below.

Title

 

State Institution

 
Status

Technical Advisor to National Director

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
Finished

National Disaster Preparedness & Response Advisor

 

Ministry of Interior

 
Finished

Adviser to the National Printing Office

 

Ministry of State Administration

 
Finished

Senior Legal Advisor

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 
Finished

Environmental Impact Assessment Advisor/Technical Advisor - Pollution

 

Ministry of Development and Environment

 
Finished

Translators/Interpreters - Portuguese/English/Portuguese

 

Secretariat for the State Council of Ministers

 
Finished

Finance and Administration Adviser

 

Secretariat of State for Labour and Solidarity

 
Recruiting

Labour laws policy expert

 

Secretariat of State for Labour and Solidarity

 
On-going

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The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

www.acdi-cida.gc.ca

Total Contribution to date: $ 707,766

Total Expenditures: $ 420,093 (to 31st Dec 04)

CIDA's financial contribution has, to date, been used to fund a total of 9 positions since the project began in 2002, of which seven are on the Critical List. At present, two of these positions have been compelted, six are on-going, and one is scheduled to begin within the next quarter. These positions are summarised below:

Title

 

State Institution

 
Status

District Finance Officer/Trainer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
Finished

Tech Advisor on Rec't & Insp'n (Cust. Clearance)

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
Finished

Technical Advisor - Goods and Services Procurement, Customs Clearance and Receiving and Inspection (R&I)

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

Technical Advisor on Goods and Services Procurement

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

District Accounts Trainer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

District Finance Trainer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

Technical Advisor on Asset Mgt, Receiving & Inspection and Property Disposal

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

Technical Advisor on Inventory Control & Warehouse Management

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

Logistics Officer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
Recruited - to begin soon

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The Government of Denmark

www.denmark.dk

Total Contribution to date: $ 135,385

Total Expenditures: $ 107,487 (to 31st Dec 04)

Denmark 's financial contribution has, since the beginning of the project in 2002, been used to fund a total of 2 positions. One of these is still on-going. These two positions are listed below:

 

Title

Institution

Status

Advisor on Investigations and Statement-Taking

Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation

Finished

Advisor on Historical Research

Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation

On-going

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The European Commission

www.europa.eu.int

Total Contribution to date: euros 2,500,000 (two cost-sharing agreements)

Total Expenditures: euros 1,399,121 (to 31st Dec 04)

The financial contribution of the European Commission has, since the beginning of the project in 2002, been used to fund a total of 24 positions, 23 advisors and the Project Manager. Of these original 23, 21 are on the Critical list; but two of those positions, both with the Ministry of Health, were subsequently cancelled, leaving a total of 21 positions, 19 of which are on the Critical list.

All of the remaining 21 positions have been recruited. Of these, 3 are finished, 17 positions are currently on-going, and 1 position is in recruitment and scheduled to begin within the next quarter. The positions funded by the EC are summarised, by cost-sharing agreement, below.

First Cost-sharing agreement

Title

 

State Institution

 
Status

Advisor to the National Centre for Health Ed & Training

 

Ministry of Health

 
Finished

Advisor to the Sub-Division of Drugs and Med Supply

 

Ministry of Health

 
Finished

Medical Specialist - Internal Medicine

 

Ministry of Health

 
Cancelled

Medical Specialist - Paediatrician

 

Ministry of Health

 
Cancelled

Aquaculture Advisor

 

Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

 
On-going

Integrated Pest Management Advisor

 

Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

 
On-going

Rice and Maize Crops Advisor

 

Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

 
On-going

Soil and Agro-Climate Specialist

 

Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

 
On-going

Forestry Policy Advisor

 

Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries

 
Recruiting

Advisor to the Liaison, Planning, Coordination & Training Officer (Covalima)

 

Ministry of State Administration

 
On-going

Advisor to the Liaison, Planning, Coordination & Training Officer (Oecussi)

 

Ministry of State Administration

 
On-going

Program Manager Advisor

 

Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation

 
On-going

Legal Counsel

 

Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation

 
On-going

Information Technology Advisor

 

Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation

 
On-going

Community Reconciliation Adviser

 

Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation

 
Finished

Advisor on Truth Seeking

 

Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation

 
On-going

Project Manager

 

N/A

 

Second Cost-sharing agreement

Title

 

State Institution

 
Status

Human Resource Development Specialist

 

Ministry of Health

 
On-going

Organizational Development for Health Training Advisor

 

Ministry of Health

 
On-going

District Finance Trainer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

District Finance Trainer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 
On-going

National Disaster Reduction Advisor

 

Ministry of Interior

 
On-going

Advisor to the Liaison, Planning, Coord & Training Officer (Viqueque)

 

Ministry of State Administration

 
On-going

Advisor to the Liaison, Planning, Coord & Training Officer (Bobonaro)

 

Ministry of State Administration

 
On-going

 

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The Government of Finland

www.valtioneuvosto.fi/vn/liston/base.lsp?k=en

Total Contribution to date: $ 543,800

Total Expenditures: $ 453,700 (to 31st Dec 04)

Finlandís financial contribution has, since the beginning of the project in 2002, been used to fund a total of nine positions, of which four are on the critical list. Of the nine, six are finished, and three are currently on-going. These positions are summarised below.

Title

 

State Institution

 
Status

Public Relations/Media Advisor

 

Office of the President

 
Finished

Helpdesk Officer

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 
Finished

Helpdesk Officer

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 
Finished

Network Administrator

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 
Finished

Senior Helpdesk Officer

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 
Finished

IT Adviser

 

Banking and Payment Authority

 
On-going

Network System Manager Advisor

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 
On-going

Advisor to the Director Of Civil Protection

 

Ministry of Interior

 
On-going

Network Administrator

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 
Finished

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The Development Cooperation of Ireland (DCI)

www.dci.gov.ie

Total Contribution to date: $ 2,037,069

Total Expenditures: $ 1,436,871 (to 31st Dec 04)

Irelandís financial contribution has, to date, been used to fund a total of 24 positions since the project began in 2002, of which 14 are on the Critical list and three are working for the Pilot Project for national interpreters and translators for the Justice sector. Of the 24, nine are finished, 11 are on-going, and 4 are in recruitment. The table below summarises the positions funded by DCI to date, and their current status.

Title

State Institution

 

Status

Legal and Policy Advisor

 

Office of the Provedor

 

Finished

Advisor to the Advisor on HR

 

Office of the Prime Minister

 

Finished

Legal Interpreter - Indonesian/English/Indonesian

 

Ministry of Justice

 

On-going

Legal Interpreter - Portuguese/English/Portuguese

 

Ministry of Justice

 

Finished

District Finance Officer/Trainer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 

Finished

District Finance Officer/Trainer

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 

On-going

Assistant Project Coordinator

 

Secretariat for the State Council of Ministers

 

On-going

Advisor for Non-Formal Education

 

Ministry of Education Culture, Youth and Sports

 

Finished

National Adult Literacy Advisor

 

Ministry of Education Culture, Youth and Sports

 

Recruiting

Legal Translator - Tetum/Portuguese/Tetum

 

Ministry of Justice

 

On-going

Legal Translator - Portuguese/English/Portuguese

 

Ministry of Justice

 

Recruiting

Legal Interpreter - Tetum/Portuguese/English

 

Ministry of Justice

 

On-going

Legal Interpreter - English/Portuguese/Tetum

 

Ministry of Justice

 

Finished

IT Network/Trainer Advisor

 

Office of the President

 

Finished

Revenue IT Specialist

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 

On-going

Treasury Information Support Advisor

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 

On-going

Human Rights Legal Advisor

 

Office of the Prime Minister

 

Recruiting

Advisor to the Advisor for Promotion of Equality

 

Office of the Prime Minister

 

On-going

Media Advisor

 

Office of the Prime Minister

 

Recruiting

Advisor for Local Government (Dili)

 

Ministry of State Administration

 

On-going

Network Administrator

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 

On-going

Systems Programmer

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 

On-going

Systems Programmer

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 

Finished

Electronic Services Advisor

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 

On-going

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The Government of New Zealand

www.govt.nz

Total Contribution to date: $ 807,212

Total Expenditures: $ 155,816

New Zealand 's financial contribution since the beginning of the project in 2002 has been used to fund a total of 7 positions, of which 5 are on the Critical list. 6 of these positions have been recruited to date. 2 of these are finished, 2 are on-going, and 2 are recruited and scheduled to arrive soon.

Title

 

State Institution

 

Status

Social Development Planning & Training Officer

 

Secretariat of State for Labour and Solidarity

 

Finished

Advisor for Early Childhood Education

 

Ministry of Education Culture, Youth and Sports

 

Finished

Agricultural Economist (Policy & Planning)

 

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

 

On-going

Principal Advisor for Trade

 

Secretariat of State for Commerce and Industry

 

Arriving Soon

Environmental Impact Assessment Advisor/Technical Advisor - Pollution

 

Ministry of Development and Environment

 

On-going

Advisor to the Head of Technical Standard & Supervision

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 

Arriving Soon

Postal Services Advisor

 

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

 

Recruiting

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The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

www.norad.no

Total Contribution to date: $ 1,302,299

Total Expenditures: $ 902,626

Norway 's financial contribution since the beginning of the project in 2002 has been used to fund a total of five positions, of which three are on the Critical list. At present, two Critical positions are on-going. These are summed up below.

Title

State Institution

Status

International Relations Advisor

Office of the President

Finished

Oil & Gas Resource Management Advisor

Ministry of Development and Environment

Finished

Advisor to the Minister's Cabinet

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On-going

Oil & Gas Taxation and Revenue Advisor

Ministry of Planning and Finance

Finished

Advisor on Petroleum

Office of the Prime Minister

On-going

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The Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
www.sida.se

Total Contribution to date: $ 3,132,530

Total Expenditures: $ 1,866,363

SIDA's financial contribution has, to date, been used to fund a total of 27 positions since the project began in 2002, of which 20 are on the Critical List. Of the 27, 19 have been recruited so far: six are finished, 12 are on-going, and one more is scheduled to begin soon. A summary of these positions is given below.

Title

Ministry Full name

Status

Protocol Advisor/Advisor on Reconciliation

Office of the President

Finished

Natural Resources Advisor

Office of the President

Finished

Legal Advisor/Drafter

National Parliament

Finished

Advisor to Director of Civil Aviation

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

Finished

Meteorology Advisor

Ministry of Transport, Communication and Public Works

Finished

Translators/Interpreters - Coordinator

Ministry of Justice

On-going

Director, Secretariat & Administration

Banking and Payment Authority

Recruiting (joint position)

Legal Adviser Specializing in Commerce and Industry related policy and legal framework development

Secretariat of State for Commerce and Industry

Recruiting

Geologist

Secretariat of State for Energy and Mining

Recruiting

Adviser for Finance and Administration

Secretariat of State for Energy and Mining

 

Logistics Officer

Secretariat of Defense

Finished

Advisor for Technical Vocational Education

Ministry of Education Culture, Youth and Sports

On-going

Administrative Consultant Advisor

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On-going

Political Advisor

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On-going

Lawyer/Mentor (Civil Law)

Ministry of Justice

Finished

Advisor on Veterans Policy

Secretariat of State for Labour and Solidarity

Finished

Forensic Pathologist

Ministry of Health

On-going

Advisor for Territorial and Infrastructure Designing Management

Office of the President

On-going

News Advisor

Public Broadcasting Service of Timor-Leste

Finished

Senior Customs Reform and Operations Advisor

Ministry of Planning and Finance

On-going

District Finance Supervisor/ Trainer

Ministry of Planning and Finance

On-going

Office Coordination Advisor/ Language Assistant

Ministry of Planning and Finance

On-going

Adviser for Finance and Administration

Ministry of Planning and Finance

Recruiting (joint position)

Informatics' Technical Adviser for the National Central Bureau (NCB)

Prosecutor General

On-going

Acting Prosecutor and Adviser for the Prosecution Service / Ordinary Crimes

Prosecutor General

Recruiting

Adviser to Director of CDCU

Office of the Prime Minister

Recruiting

Advisor for National Archives

Ministry of State Administration

Finished

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The United Kingdom

www.dfid.gov.uk

Total Contribution to date: $ 135,000

Total Expenditures: $ 63,000

The United Kingdom provided the project with 'bridge' funds to support two advisory positions with the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation.  These positions have now been transferred to another donor. In February 2005, the UK donated an additional $72,000 to the Support to Development Posts Project, bringing the total contribution to $135,000. These funds have yet to be disbursed.

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

www.usaid.gov

Total Contribution to date: $ 99,953

Total Expenditures: $ 199,871

USAID provided support for three positions on a multilateral basis. Of the three positions, one advisors is still on the ground (funded by another donors, after the exhaustion of USAID funding), and two positions are now completed. This is summarised below.

Title

 

State Institution

 

Status

Technical Advisor on Goods and Services Procurement

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 

Finished

Technical Advisor on Inventory Control and Warehouse Management

 

Ministry of Planning and Finance

 

On-going

Advisor on Tertiary Education

 

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth & Sports (MECY&S)

 

Finished