The U.S. and Timor-Leste: A Permanent Partnership

Speeches Shim

Timor-Leste Development Partners Meeting

July 24, 2014

Collaboration for Aid Effectiveness

  • Launched USAID’s five-year Country Development Cooperation Strategy—which is aligned with Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan, the Dili Declaration, and the New Deal—in September 2013.
  • Signed a five-year Development Objective Agreement with the Ministry of Finance in March 2014 for up to $73 million, subject to congressional approval.
  • Participate as an active members in the Development Policy Coordination Mechanism sector and sub-sector working groups and the development partner coordination groups
  • Continue active partnerships with Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand Aid Programme, and private sector partners
Issuing Country 
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 12:45am