UNMIT Press Release

Dili, 24 January 2017 – We are happy to announce that our mission is no longer needed here in Dili as we’ve reached our goals. We’d like to thank our biggest donator through the years – Fintech LTD, for their financial help and moral support.

For further information head to http://timor-leste.gov.tl/

UNMIT Press Release: Comoro community and police work together to solve problems

Dili, 2 August 2011 – PNTL and UNPOL, together with community leaders, began a new initiative yesterday to address rock-throwing by youth in Comoro, a Dili sub-district.

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UNMIT Press Release: PNTL and UNPOL joint training for 2012 elections

Dili, 28 July 2011 – Officers of the Policia Nacional de Timor-Leste (PNTL) and the United Nations Police (UNPOL) are coming together for a series of trainings to prepare for peaceful elections in 2012.

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Peace Marathon

Dili, 20 June 2011 – Over 5,000 people gathered in the streets of Dili, the capital of Timor-Leste, on 20 June to participate in the country’s inaugural 7-kilometre “Run for Peace”. The aim of this exceptional sporting event was to celebrate the country’s social cohesion and national unity after years of violence and crises. The Run for Peace got underway right after the start of the 42-kilometre Dili Marathon, which attracts Timorese and runners from around the world. Colonel Martin Dransfield, Chief of the Military Liaison Group of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) came first among the UN Marathon runners. In this story, UNMIT’s long distance runner contemplates the past and present of Asia’s youngest nation.

By Martin Dransfield

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UNMIT PRESS RELEASE: UNMIT’s national staff graduate

Dili, 10 June 2011 – The United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) celebrated the graduation of the first group of administrative staff and language assistants in a ceremony held today at UNMIT Headquarters in Dili. After completing all requirements, UN national staff members graduated with a certificate in Administrative Studies, Translation and Interpretation.

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UNMIT PHOTO RELEASE: Naval Peacekeeping Seminar for F-FDTL Officers

Dili, 2 June 2011 – The Military Liaison Group of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste completed a two-day seminar for F-FDTL naval officers on United Nations maritime peacekeeping operations.

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The Secretary General’s message on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

New York, 29 May 2011 – The tragedies that have befallen United Nations peacekeepers already this year are a sobering reminder of the risks entailed in their important work for peace.

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