Selected Internet Links
East TimorGeneral Information
- The world Fact Book, East Timor (CIA)
This site provides facts about the geography, people, government, economy, communications and statistic information.
- East Timor flag and anthem by the World Statement
This site shows flag, anthem and genealogy of rulers of East Timor.
- East Timor Government
This site contains facts and information about the government of East Timor, including the language, culture, demography, economy and government administration.
- Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, Washington, DC
This is the official website of the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in the United States of America. It provides general information and facts of Timor-Leste, including traveling, economy, constitutions, visa issues and daily news from Timor Leste.
- Embassy of the United States in Timor Leste
This is an official website of the embassy of the United States in Timor Leste. It contains information related to programs and events, services to the US citizens, and visa.
- Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection: East Timor Maps
This is the website of The University of Texas at Austin. It contains various maps of East Timor such as country maps, city maps, detailed maps and historical maps.
- Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
MAFF website contains information regarding climate, forestry, plant production and protection, crops, fishing, and studies in development issues.
Site also contains links in portuguese to different topics regarding agriculture, but the links are out of order at the moment.
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Site contains information regarding foreign relations, commercial diplomacy, travel, consular and foreign affairs information.
- Ministry of Health
Page in portuguese
- Ministry of Labour and Community Reinsertion
- Ministry of Justice
This page contains updated information in Portuguese. No english available.
- Ministry of Finance
Site contains information regarding ministry executive offices, corporate services, policy analysis and research, state finance, revenue and customs, publications, and media releases.
- Ministry of Natural Resources, Mineral and Energy Policy
Timor sea treaty link under heading "organisation structure" Timor sea designated authority-link: not available.
Ministry of Planning and Finance Link: website under construction
Petroleum Fund Heading at the bottom "for more info visit": Website not found
"Contact us" page not available.
"Petroleum Transparency link" under links: error not found.
- Ministry of Transport and Communication
Ministry of Transport & Communication & Public Works (MTC) is the national focal Ministry and enabling arm of the Government of Timor-Leste for planning coordinating and directing efforts to initiate and launch Information Technology and Telecommunications programs and projects aimed at economic development of the country.
Site contains information related to water and power sources, communications, public works, and information technology.
- Banking and Payment Authority of Timor-Leste
- Civil Aviation Division
This website serves as a source of aeronautical information to aircraft operators, pilots and the general aviation industry until publication of the East Timor Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) Aeronautical information in this website is generally organized in accordance with the ICAO AIP format, that is, they are arranged under GEN (General), ENR (Enroute) and AD (Aerodromes).
- National Parliament of East Timor
The National Parliament consists of 88 members who were elected on 30 August 2001 to the Constituent Assembly. The Constituent Assembly’s directive was to develop a Constitution for East Timor. With the approval of the Constitution, the Constituent Assembly has been transformed into a National Parliament for up to five years. The National Parliament will be responsible for making laws on issues concerning the country’s domestic and foreign policy, as well as other functions set out in the Constitution. See site for specific functions.
- Office of the Inspector General
Contains information regarding functions and activities of the Office of the Inspector General.
- Prime Minister and Cabinet Office
Information from the cabinet of the prime minister including government, national development plan, and media releases.
- Timor Sea Office
The Timor Sea Office is part of the Office of Timor-Leste (East Timor) Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri. The primary task of the Timor Sea Office is to establish permanent maritime boundaries with Timor-Leste's neighbours, Australia and Indonesia.
More information on maritime issues found on the site.
- Tourism, Environment and Investment
Information regarding travel to Timor Leste including tourist activities, attractions, etc.
- The government of East Timor
Site contains links and information to the ministries and offices listed above.
History, Culture and Religion
- Journal of Asian Studies
This is a website of the Journal of Asian Studies. It covers a range of research topics about Asia, and some articles are free for download.
- Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia
This website provides reviews of socio-political topics related to East Timor, Indonesia and Southeast Asia. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
- Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, University of Hawaii
This website provides online Journal articles about law and policy study in Asia-Pacific regions. Browse the journal or type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
Political and Social Issues
This website contains cultural information resources for the East Timorese enclave of Oecusse-Ambeno.
- Dutch, Portuguese Colonial History
This website provides online articles about the history of Dutch-Portuguese colonial in Asia. It also includes articles of other colonization history in the world.
- Legends from Timor
This website provides online traditional tales from East Timor.
- Virtual Tais of Timor
This is a museum’s collection of the East Timorese traditional textiles. It has a collection of a variety of Tais and online research articles about weaving.
NewsDigital CollectionsResearch Institutions
- Back Door, Newsletter on East Timor
This site provides online documents of the crisis in East Timor.
- Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in East Timor (CAVR)
This website provides online report on the human rights situation in East Timor between 1974 and 1999. The report is available in English, Tetum, Indonesian and Portuguese.
- East Timor: An Introduction to history, politics and culture (SEAsite, Northern Illinois University)
This site provides an online research article about the politics, history and culture of East Timor.
- East Action Network
This is a local organization website dedicated to the reconciliation of East Timor and Indonesia. It contains information and articles about crisis in East Timor.
- East Timor Legal Information Site
This site provides legal information of East Timor. It contains news, report and statement archives produced by the East Timor government.
This site provides information on the economic and social situation of East Timor, in Portuguese.
- International Crisis Group, East Timor
This site provides online analytical reports and briefings on East Timor and the world, focusing on situations of conflict.
- Judicial System Monitoring Program
This is a local non governmental organization’s website, based in East Timor. It contains publications and reports about the judicial problems in East Timor. (in English, Tetun, Portuguese and Indonesian)
- National Directorate of Statistics in East Timor
It contains publication and census data of East Timor.
- United Nations in Timor-Leste
This is the United Nations website of East Timor's website; it contains information, news and report on UN program in East Timor.
- United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET)
This is an United Nations website, established during the transitional period in East Timor, in 1999. It contains map, facts and figures, news and documents of the United Nations for East Timor.
This site provides information about human trafficking in East Asia and Pacific. It also contains publications and links related to human trafficking issues.
- Human Rights Watch
This website contains news, reports, and publications related to human rights in East Timor.
- Asian Development Bank (ADB), East Timor
This website contains reports and information about development projects of the Asian Development Bank in East Timor.
- Asia Foundation for East Timor
This is a website of the Asia Foundation, specifically for East Timor. It contains information of the Asia Foundation’s projects related to economic reform, land management, law and justice, and governance.
- Antara Kita, Indonesia and East Timor Studies Committee, Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
This site provides online articles, reviews and bulletin about Indonesia and East Timor. It also provides information about conferences related to Southeast Asian studies.
- Genocide Studies Program, East Timor (Yale University)
This is a program website of Yale University. It provides information, publications and articles on the genocide and human rights situations in East Timor.
- International Monetary Fund, in East Timor
This site provides online working papers and reports of the IMF in East Timor.
- TimorNet (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
This website provides online articles and links on history, culture and news of East Timor.
- The Timor-Leste Institute for Reconstruction Monitoring and Analysis (La‘o Hamutuk)
This site provides online bulletins and reports about reconciliation, environment, health, justice, human rights, agriculture, economy and government of East Timor.
- The World Bank, East Timor
This is the World Bank website, specifically for projects in East Timor. It contains data and statistic, publications, reports and updated news about the World Bank projects in East Timor.
- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
This site provides online research articles about the socio-political issues of East Timor and other countries in the world. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
- Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong
This is a website of Center University of Hong Kong. It contains information about seminars and study courses about East and Southeast Studies. It provides free-download publications and working papers related to East Timor and countries in Asia.
- Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Southeast Asia
CSIS is an organization that provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. This website provides information regarding programs of CSIS in Southeast Asia, interviews, publications, events, and news.
- USAID in Timor Leste
This website provides information regarding programs of USAID in Timor Leste. The programs focus on governing justly and democratically, improving health system and environment, and improving economic growth.
- International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES)
This website provides information regarding IFES’s programs and activities in East Timor.
- Discover East Timor
This site provides information of tourist attractions and traveling guide in East Timor.
- Lonely Planet, East Timor
The information of tourist attractions and traveling guides in East Timor can be found in this site.