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Timor-Leste and Indonesia on the World-Wide Web

Many of the sites listed here publish useful and important information. However, it is not possible for ETAN to monitor these sites and does not necessarily endorse their contents or politics. Note, in the main, sites with substantial English content have been listed. Please let us know of any additions or corrections. West Papua and Indonesia-related links here

Key Timor Sites


Human Rights, Law & Justice
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Humanitarian and Development Organizatons (Click here for additional analysis)

  • Lao Hamutuk International Financial Institutions index
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Country Profile
  • IMF
  • International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group)
  • UN High Commissioner for Refugees
  • UN Central Emergency Response Fund
  • UNDP; also Search United Nations Development Program site for more on East Timor
  • UNICEF - East Timor; also Evaluation database; USA Fund for UNICEF
  • UN Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) - Indonesia regional office
  • UN Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)
  • UN Women
  • World Bank and East Timor
  • World Health Organization - Timor-Leste; WHO Country Office for Timor-Leste
  • World Food Program - Timor  

    • Agencies and Projects Active in East Timor
  • Timor Projects - Who's working on what in E Timor
  • Access Aid International (AAI)
  • Action for Change Foundation
  • Adventist Development and Relief Agency East Timor
  • Ai-Kameli Trust (UK)
  • ASEET -  Academy of Swimming Education East Timor
  • Asia Foundation
  • Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme (APDIP) - building internet connections
  • Artist without Borders (Japan)
  • Australia Pacific Islands Disability Support (APIDS) - Timor page
  • Austcare
  • Australian Council for International Development (ACFID was ACFOA) - Links to agencies in East Timor
  • Australian Centre for Int'l Agricultural Research
  • Australian Conservation Foundation
  • Ba Futuru
  • Bele Kira
  • BESIK (Bee, Saneamentu no Ijene iha Komunidade/ AusAID Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program)
  • Bouvet Foundation - website, blog
  • CAFOD (UK)
  • Cambodia Trust (UK)
  • Carmelite Missions
  • CARE Timor-Leste; Care Canada; CARE in Timor Leste (via UK); CARE USA: Info Center: Special Reports: East Timor
  • Caritas Australia; Caritas Dili
  • Casa Vida International (Provides Safety, Care and Support to Children and Young people at risk)
  • Catalpa
  • Center for International Conflict Resolution
  • ChildFind Australia
  • Children in Crisis
  • Christian Children's Fund
  • ChildFund Australia, New Zealand
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • Club of Madrid
  • Community Housing Unlimited
  • Connect East Timor
  • Concern Worldwide USA
  • Dadolin--Poetry From The Land Of "Lafaek"- Crocodile
  • Drums on Farms also on Facebook
  • Dusseldorp Skills Forum
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  • East Timor Education Fund (Australia)
  • East Timor Hearts Fund, facebook
  • East Timor Museum-to-Museum Programme (University of Melbourne)
  • East Timor Scholarship Program (East-West Center)
  • East Timor Women Australia
  • EcoVentures International
  • Edmund Rice Foundation
  • Emmanuel Covenant Community
  • Empreza Diak; Facebook page
  • Fair Trade Network Timor-Leste
  • Familia Hope Orphanage
  • Family Health International (FHI)
  • Fly Away Heaven
  • Fuan Nabilan Foundation ba Matan Aat (Shining Heart for the Blind Foundation)
  • Fundacin Desarrollo Sostenido
  • GIZ Germany (Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hawaii Forestry Extension
  • Health Alliance International
  • Hope Orphanage
  • Hummingfish Foundation
  • Humpty Dumpty Foundation
  • INCOTIL Foundation
  • ISAT (Interational Safety and Assessment Training)
  • ISTRIAKU My Story (Sharing stories, Supporting reunions of East Timorese children transferred to Indonesia, 1975-1999)
  • Instituto Marqus de Valle-Flor (IMVF)
  • Interaction
  • International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • International Infancy, Midwifery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Aid Programme
  • International Republican Institute
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) - Focus on Timor-Leste
  • Jesuit Relief Service
  • Jovenes y Desarrollo (Youth and Development), Spain
  • Joy from Timor-Leste
  • Kilbur Domin (inpatient Care, TB and MDR-TB treatment, and Community Based Rehabilitation for those with disabilities)
  • Kopernik
  • Leublora Green School (LGS)
  • Leprosy Mission in Timor-Leste, facebook page
  • Libraries for Timor-Leste, Facebook Page
  • Life, Love and Health
  • Liman Timor-Leste - develops handicraft sector Facebook
  • Many Threads Project
  • Matadalan Ba Malu Program Women Education Timor-Leste
  • Marie Stopes International (MSI)
  • Mary MacKillop East Timor
  • Maryknoll
  • Medicos do Mundo (MdM)
  • Mercy Corps International
  • MILK (Mainly I Love Kids)
  • Mission Aviation Fellowship
  • Motivation Australia
  • MSF (Doctors Without Borders) in East Timor (also do search)
  • Maritime Union of Australia
  • National Democratic Institute
  • Oaktree Foundation
  • Oxfam New Zealand
  • PALMS Australia
  • PeaceJam
  • Peace Fund Timor-Leste
  • PLAN
  • Progressio
  • Project Plus One (supporting Bairo Pite Clinic)
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons East Timor Program
  • Ryder-Cheshire Australia
  • Save the Children - Australia
  • Seacology
  • Search for Common Ground
  • Seattle East Timor Relief Association
  • Seeds of Life/Fini Ba Moris
  • Serving Our World Timor Leste
  • East Timor Sunrise (Australia)
  • St. Bakhita Centre/Leeuwin Care
  • St John of God Social Outreach and Advocacy Services
  • Stromme Foundation
  • Target Tuberculosis
  • Timor Foundation
  • Timor-Leste Dental Program
  • Topu Honis Kutet (Shelter in Oecusse)

  • Tradewinds (coffee)
  • Triangle Gnration Humanitaire
  • Trocaire (Ireland)
  • Global Connections: East Timor (General Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church)
  • Uniting Church Overseas Aid: Food Security Program; Also Uniting International Mission East Timor page
  • UNTL Library Project
  • USC Canada East Timor page
  • United Nations Volunteers (UNVs) in East Timor
  • WorldVision Timor-Leste
  • WorldVision IndoKit
  • WaterAid Australia
  • Water East Timor
  • With One Bean
  • With One Seed
  • World Education
  • WorldFish
  • Xanana Vocational Education Trust
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    Refugees and IDPs

  • Lao Hamutuk refugees index
  • U.S. Committee for Refugees: World Refugee Survey 2004; 2003: 2002, 2001; see also Indonesia page
  • The Refugee Crisis and Accountability: Observations and Analysis of a Fact-Finding Mission to the East Timorese Refugee Camps in West Timor, by Karen Orenstein, East Timor Action Network
  • IDPs in Indonesia;Timor-Leste (Norwegian Refugee Council)
  • Briefing Paper on East Timorese Refugees in West Timor (ETISC)
  • Evaluation of UNHCR;s repatriation and reintegration programme in East Timor, 1999-2003
  • Forced Expulsions to West Timor and the Refugee Crisis (Human Rights Watch)
  • Independence Deferred (fr. Refugees Magazine)
  • International Catholic Migration Commission
  • International Organization for Migration
  • Joint appeal: Solutions for East Timorese refugees Jan - Dec 2002
  • Migration Policy Institute
  • ReliefWeb on West Timor
  • West Timor
  • East Timor: The refugee crisis continues (Amnesty International)
  • East Timorese Groups and Organizations

  • National Council of Timorese Resistance (CNRT), History
  • Asosiasaun Advogadu Timor Lorosa'e (AATL) (East Timor Bar Association)
  • ASSERT - Association for the equality of the disabled people of Timor Facebook
  • Ba Futura - Transformation through the arts
  • Belun - Facebook Empowering Communities Together
  • Bonecas de Ataro (Dolls and other crafts of Atauro)
  • Caritas Dili
  • Catholic Parish of St. Canice (sister parish with
  • Center of Studies for Peace and Development (CEPAD)
  • Centro Comunidade Covalima
  • "Creating Timor-Leste" Project
  • Cruz Vermelha de Timor-Leste (CVTL) (Red Cross)
  • East Timor Home Page - ETRA
  • East Timor Scout Association
  • Sunshine Toyota Encouraging Futures Project (Maliana)
  • Ermera Library Project, Facbeook page
  • Farming Study Group: Blog, Facebook page
  • FONGTIL (NGO Forum)
  • FRETILIN Melbourne (archive)
  • Fretilin media, Fretilin blog
  • Fundasaun Lafaek Diak/Good Crocodile Foundation, facebook page
  • Fundasaun Mahein - focus on Timorese security sector
  • Hafoti - women's rural development
  • HIAM-Health
  • Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Jesuit Mission
  • KAPELIWA (Baucau)
  • La'o Hamutuk ("walking together" in Tetum), LH Issues index; La'o Hamutuk blog
  • Labeh
  • Luta Hamutuk
  • Movimento Cooperativa Economica Agricola MCEA
  • Na Terra, facebook
  • Oxfam Timor-Leste, facebook
  • PD (Partido Democratico)
  • PSD
  • Ra'es Hadomi Timor Oan, National Disabled People's Organisation
  • RAEBIA: Resilient Agriculture and Economy through Biodiversity in Action
  • Socialist Timor (PST)
  • Timor Women's Self-Help Group
  • Timor Institute of Development Studies (TIDS)
  • To Resist Is to Win (Xanana) archived website
  • Transparency Timor - blog, facebook
  • Tuba Rai Metin
  • UDT Timor - Timorese Democratic Union
  • Working Women's Centre Timor-Leste, facebook
  • Xanana Reading Room
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    International Support & Other Groups

  • Action in Solidarity with Asia and the Pacific (Australia)
  • Across the Timor Sea (Ailalec)
  • Asia-Pacific Solidarity Coalition (APSOC)
  • Asia Pacific Solidarity Network (Australia)
  • Australian-East Timor Friendship Association (South Australia)
  • Avocats Sans Frontieres Belgium
  • Anna Wearne Trust
  • APHEDA (Australian trade union aid abroad) E. Timor page
  • Asia-Pacific Solidarity Coalition (APSOC)
  • Asia Pacific Center for Justice and Peace (archive)
  • Backdoor- Canberra, Australia-based action- oriented electronic newsletter
  • Blue Mountains Trek for Timor
  • Bon Dia Timor-Leste:  Timor-Leste and the Australia Presbyterian World Mission
  • British Coalition for East Timor (archive)
  • Carter Center (Timor pages and reports)
  • CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development)
  • Denmark-Fuiloro East Timor Association (West Australia)
  • East Timor and Indonesia Action Network/U.S.  (home page)
  • East Tmor Now
  • ETAN's Seattle chapter
  • East Timor Ireland Solidarity Campaign
  • East Timor Scotland Support Group
  • ETWA -East Timor Women Australia, facebook
  • Foundation for Post-Conflict Development
  • France - Timor Leste (in French)
  • Free East Timor Coalition no longer updated (New Zealand)
  • German East Timor Society/Deutsche Osttimor Gesellschaft (DOTG e.) mostly in german also Facebook
  • International Platform of Jurists for East Timor
  • Interpeace
  • Labor union">Letters from East Timor (David Owen)
  • Madison, Wisconsin Support Groups: ETAN, Madison-Ainaro Sister-City Alliance (MASA) and Medical Aid for East Timor
  • National Conference of Catholic Bishops/United States Catholic Conference
  • Pacific Concerns Resource Centre
  • Peace Movement Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • Serving Our World
  • SOS Timor (Belgium)
  • Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) Malaysian human rights Groups
  • Tapol (Indonesia Human Rights) Home Page
  • Timor Archives Blog; Website
  • Tradewinds (Australia)
  • Tyneside East Timor Solidarity
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Indonesia and East Timor: The Ecumenical Response (World Council of Churches)
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    Businesses and Tourism in Timor-Leste


    (Re)Building Timor-Leste

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    Government Sites 

  • Foreign Mission in Timor-Leste
  • Australia
  • Australian Embassy in Timor-Leste
  • AusAID - East Timor Crisis (Australia); East Timor Community Assistance
  • Australian Defence Support to Timor-Leste; Operation Astute
  • Parliamentary Library (Australia)
  • Australian Peacekeepers in East Timor, see also InterFET; Australian War Memorial sites
  • Austrade: East Timor profile
  • Indonesian Mission to the UN- East Timor press releases
  • East Timor News via Indonesian Embassy to Canada
  • European Union & East Timor
  • Ireland: Development Cooperation, Dept of Foreign Affairs
  • Korea International Cooperatoin Agency: KOICA Timor-Leste Office (KOICA 동티모르사무소)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Japan-Timor-Leste Relations; Embassy of Japan in Dili
  • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Country Paper; NZ military in E Timor
  • Portugal's Mission to the United Nations - Timor Docs
  • Portugal's Embassy in East Timor (Portuguese only)
  • Foreign Office Country Background; (British Government); DFID: Country Information
  • Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) (New Zealand) Timor-Leste page
  • United States
  • U.S. Embassy in Timor-Leste
  • U.S. Agency for Int'l Development in E Timor. USAID's Overview of Timor-Leste programs
  • U.S. Dept. of State - Timor-Leste
  • U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation - Country rankings
  • Country Reports on Human Rights
  • U.S. Dept of Justice International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP)
  • USAid: Coral Triangle Support Program
  • Security Assistance Monitor (from U.S. NGOS)  Timor-Leste database
  • Timor News and Media Sites

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    Additional Background

    Culture and History

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    Pre-1975 History

    Development, Economics, Health, Reconstruction, Education, Humanitarian & Related Issues

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    Media Matters

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