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Timor-Leste

ICT4D on Timor-Leste

Quick Facts

Total population 1.14 million (2012 est.)                             
GDP per capita

USD 8,800 (2011 est.)

Literacy rate
58.6%
Fixed-line telephones per 100 inhabitants

0.26 (2011)

Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
53.23 (2011)
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
0.90 (2011)
Domain names registered under '.tl'
20
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
0.05 (2011)
Internet international bandwidth
11 Mbps (2006)
Percentage of population covered by mobile signal
69

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Transport & Communication

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UN-APCICT promotes ICT for development human capacity building in countries in Asia-Pacific and Africa

UN-APCICT promotes ICT for development human capacity building in countries in Asia-Pacific and Africa

On 15-18 April 2014, APCICT organized a Capacity Building Workshop on E-Government, Information Security and Privacy in collaboration with the Telecommunications Technology Association of the Republic of Korea and the African Development Bank for 26 government officials and policymakers from 9 countries in Asia-Pacific and 6 countries from Africa.

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APCICT continues to support South-South cooperation to enhance ICT capacity in Timor-Leste

APCICT continues to support South-South cooperation to enhance ICT capacity in Timor-Leste

APCICT partners, the Directorate National of Information and Communication Technology of Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Infrastructure (DNICT) and the University of Indonesia (UoI), organized the 3rd National Academy Workshop in Dili, Timor-Leste with the support of APCICT on 8 – 12 August.

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Timor-Leste and UN Wrap Up Second ICT Training Workshop and Discuss Future Capacity Building Initiatives

Timor-Leste and UN Wrap Up Second ICT Training Workshop and Discuss Future Capacity Building Initiatives

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development, a regional institute of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-APCICT/ESCAP), and Timor Leste’s Directorate National for Information and Communication Technology (DNICT), of the Ministry of Infrastructure, today concluded the second National Workshop of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy) in Dili, Timor-Leste.

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2nd ICT4D National Workshop in Timor-Leste

United Nations APCICT-ESCAP and the Directorate National for Information and Communication Technology (DNICT) of Timor-Leste, will run the second National Workshop of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy) programme in Dili, Timor-Leste from 6 - 9 April 2010. Over 70 senior government officials from numerous ministries and districts are expected to participate in the workshop.

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UN Joins Forces with Indonesia and Timor-Leste to Harness the Power of ICT for Development: A south-south initiative expands human capacity in using technologies effectively

UN Joins Forces with Indonesia and Timor-Leste to Harness the Power of ICT for Development: A south-south initiative expands human capacity in using technologies effectively

6 July 2009 – More than 60 high-ranking Timorese officials will learn this week how information and communication technology (ICT) can be used to assist with making policy decisions and further development goals through a United Nations initiative underway across the Asia-Pacific region.

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National Action Plan for Youth and ICT 2004-2006 in Timor-Leste

This action plan was formulated at the National Youth Forum in October 2003 and deliberated and adopted at the First Dili International Youth Forum in November 2003. It includes the vision and srategic intent, success factors for achieving a relevant action plan, guiding principles of the action plan, the implementation strategy, and a summary of six ICT projects proposed for implementation in 2004-2006.

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