INCORE guide to Internet sources on conflict in Timor Leste (East Timor)
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A map of the region of East Timor from the TimorNet virtual library.
East Timor Maps
A topographical map, a road map, and a map of the East Timor Region.
UN Systems Map of East Timor
Shows regional administrative divisions for this recently independent state
Map showing operational scope of UN peacekepping mission to Timor Leste
News Sources - Email Lists
Reuters emergency/humanitarian oriented news and information provides news updates, development and humanitarian assistance information, and in-country profiles. This is the East Timor page.
National and Local Governmental Institutions and Agencies
Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in East Timor
The Commission is an independent statutory authority that inquiring into human rights violations committed on all sides, between April 1974 and October 1999, and aims facilitate community reconciliation with justice for those who committed less serious offenses.
East Timor Government
Website of the government of Timor-Leste. Detailed site giving good coverage of information pertaining to government in Timor Leste.
International Multilateral Organisations (IOs)
UNMISET - UN Mission to Timor Leste
Outlines UN Peacekeeping mission to the country
World Food Programme (WFP)
Page introducing WFP activities in East Timor. Goves emergency reports, news releases and information about nutrition and food security in-country.
UN Development Programme - UNDP
UNDP page for Timor-Leste. Features UNDP Human Development Reports for the contry - detailed and methodical surveys/analyses of broad development issues and possibilities pertaining to Easst Timor.
UNTAET - United Nations Transitional Administration for East Timor
UN administrative strcuture set in the aftermath of the 1999 refereendum, secession and violence in East Timor. Handed over to UNMISET in 2002.
International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGOs), Research Institutes, Non-State Actors
East Timor Action Network (ETAN/US)
Offers an updated news section, background information to the organisation, and a list of other useful resources.
East Timor Campaign, Ireland
Irelands East Timor Solidarity Campaign.
DG gives a good overall online profile of development activity in East Timor, outlining work across a number of sectors.
Catholic Institute for International Relations (CIIR)
CIIR has a wide-ranging profile of work in East Timor. Information here.
Articles, Papers, Reports, Agreements
United Nations General Assembly decision to make Timor-Leste member state
On 27 September 2002, the UNGA voted unanimously to recognise East Timor as the 191st member state of the UN
http://www.reliefweb.int ........ (1184)
UNSC Resolution 1246
United Nations Security Council decision to establish United Nations Mission in East Timor (UNAMET) in 1999.
http://www.reliefweb.int ........ (1185)
Can East Timor be a Blueprint for Burden Sharing?
Looks at the role of various regional and international actors in peacemaking and peacekeeping in East Timor, suggesting that this model be a blueprint for simialr actions elsewhere.
The Role of Women in Peacebuilding and Reconstruction: Lessons from Rwanda, East Timor, and Afghanistan
Summary of 2003 Council on Foreign Relations meeting/seminar.
http://www.cfr.org ........ (1187)
East Timor in Transition: From Conflict Prevention to State-Building
Treats of the role of the UN in conflict prevention, transistional societies and its contribution to state building in East Timor.
http://www.ipacademy.org ........ (1189)