Schoolgirls in East Timor

School Girls in Oecusse, East Timor. Education is one of the sectors the World Bank is prioritizing in its current partnership strategy with East Timor. Photo by: Barbara Ratusznik / World Bank / CC BY-NC-ND


Following years of violence and insecurity, East Timor is steadily becoming a model for post-conflict development.

Dili is home to the Secretariat of the g7+ — a voluntary group of post-conflict countries — and Minister of Finance Emilia Pires currently chairs the group as well. Not surprisingly, East Timor plays a big role in the development and implementation of the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States, which provides a framework for providing aid to the world’s most fragile states.

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Aimee Rae Ocampo

In her role as editor for business insight, Aimee creates and manages multimedia content and cutting-edge analysis for executives in international development. As the manager of Development Insider, Devex's flagship publication for executive members, she is constantly on the lookout for the latest news, trends and policies that influence the business of development.


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