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Journalism, activism, scholarship and membership in the ASEAN
N.B. – This was published in The Lobbyist (July 12) where I write a column (Subtext). There are questions worth asking as there are answers worth sharing. Three journalists from the Philippines, Myanmar and Timor Leste interviewed me about the relationship in between journalism and activism, as nicely as the pros and cons of the Association [...]
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Staring down climate change in Timor-Leste
Abilio da Fonseca is a driven man. The PhD candidate and Timor-Leste citizen wants one thing above something else, and that is to contribute to helping the island nation and its 1 million- plus population to prosper. But prosperity will by no means come unless the world’s youngest democracy can repel the newest threat to its shores.
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The Strategic Development Program launched
The Timor-Leste Strategic Development Program 2011 – 2030 has been launched by His Excellency Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão for the duration of the Timor-Leste Development Partners Meeting at the Díli Convention Centre
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Ottawa, Canada (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011
FreeBalance, a Government Resource Planning (GRP) software For Profit Social Enterprise (FOPSE), these days announced that the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (RDTL) has launched the web-based Transparency Portal.
The Timor-Leste Transparency Portal permits citizens to access historical and recent government financial details to monitor RDTL state funds effectiveness. Detail provided includes amounts allocated expenditure location, and program data. Citizens can investigate projects further to view spending budget transactions to make sure the spending budget is becoming spent as intended. This ensures honesty and transparency to improve citizen and investor confidence. The Timor-Leste Transparency Portal provides 10 years of budget data: the budget that was approved and the actual budget spent. Reports and filtered outcomes can be exported in PDF, Word, Excel, XML and HTML formats.
“With the launch of the FreeBalance Transparency Portal, the Government of Timor-Leste demonstrates worldwide leadership in transparency, trust and accountability,? said Manuel Pietra, President & CEO of FreeBalance. “Timor-Leste continues to modernize rapidly by adopting transparency initiatives, some of which have but been implemented in far more developed countries. Transparency and accountability are dominant themes in governance and are key elements at lowering corruption. Government transparency creates participation and confidence. Oversight improves government efficiency and effectiveness, strengthens capacity, and budget execution.”
The Government of Timor-Leste has leveraged wealthy web technology from FreeBalance so that it can integrate information from multiple sources, simplify finding info and make details externally offered for other systems. The Governments now has the alternative to display details from numerous sources, such as other government financial databases. The Transparency Portal integrates seamlessly within the FreeBalance Accountability Suite.
FreeBalance has been working with the RDTL since 2000. FreeBalance has supplied GRP software and PFM services supporting improved governance, accountability, and transparency. The Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste utilizes FreeBalance Financials, Purchasing, Assets, Human Capital Accountability, Treasury, and Performance Budgeting modules. The RDTL and FreeBalance worked closely to implement a range of items such as a Minister?s Dashboard.
FreeBalance clients span the globe and the user community includes public financial management specialists in 18 countries. FreeBalance operates in 15 customer time zones. FreeBalance has much more than 60,000 users about the world. FreeBalance software manages a global civil service workforce of 1,500,000, and also manages a quarter trillion ($ US) annual budgets worldwide.
About the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Internationally recognized as an independent state in 2002, Timor-Leste is situated in South East Asia. Following 400 years of occupation, 24 years of war, two years of a United Nation?s led transitional administration, Timor-Leste restored its independence. Timor-Leste has witnessed rapid development in recent years and has been ranked 1 of the top ten fastest growing economies in the planet for the last three consecutive years. Tetum and Portuguese are the official languages.
FreeBalance helps governments around the globe leverage robust Government Resource Planning (GRP) technology to accelerate country growth. FreeBalance software program solutions for public monetary and human resource management support reform and modernization to increase governance, transparency and accountability. Excellent governance is needed to increase development results. For far more info, pay a visit to http://www.freebalance.com.
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