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  • Ambassador Karen Stanton with President of Timor-Leste Taur Matan Ruak

    U.S. Ambassador Karen Stanton meets with President of Timor-Leste Taur Matan Ruak after her presentation of credentials ceremony

  • U.S Ambassador Karen Stanton with the Minister of Agriculture

    U.S Ambassador Karen Stanton with the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry at a handover ceremony for a U.S.-funded mud crab and fish cultivation project

  • Ambassador Stanton at the opening of a U.S. provided training

    Ambassador Stanton at the opening of a U.S. provided training course on the disaster management incident command system (ICS) basic/intermediate ICS

  • Ambassador Stanton visits Gleno health clinic

    Ambassador Stanton visits Gleno health clinic which is supported by USAID’s HADIAK Project in Ermera

  • Katherine Dueholm

    Deputy Chief of Mission, Katherine Dueholm, opened a three-day training on cash couriers and drug law enforcement to members of the PNTL. the US Mission has provided more than $1 million to UNODC to conduct the "Supporting Police, Securing Peace" program

  • Jennifer Uhler, conducted a workshop with the Pre-Service teachers from UNTL

    Regional English Language Officer, Jennifer Uhler, conducted a workshop with the Pre-Service teachers from UNTL, who serve as English instructors for a local NGO, Hopeseller, to provide English language training to disadvantaged kids in Caicoli

  • Several people taking a group photo. (Photo Credit: State Dept.)

    Ambassador Stanton with Timor-Leste Border Patrol Unit (UPF) and Indonesian border officials on a follow-up Border Liaison Conference between Timor-Leste and Indonesia.

EMBASSY ON THE ROAD

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  • Group of students. (Photo Credit: State Department)
    U.S. Embassy provides support to ARKTL

    On January 25th, U.S. Embassy PAO, Scott Hartmann joined the President of the Association of Community Radio-ARKTL, Prezario Ximenes at the opening of the second round of online media training with 10 Community Radio journalists. 

  • Group of soldiers. (Photo Credit: State Department)
    Exercise Crocodilo

    At 1000 on 24 November 2015, a joint-combined force of F-FDTL Naval Component Fusilero, F-FDTL Land Component Soldiers and US Marines conducted an amphibious assault and cleared a Timorese seaside village harboring enemy insurgents. 

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    Secretary Kerry's Remarks on the Attack in Paris (November 13, 2015)

    I share President Obama's outrage and sadness over the terrorist attacks tonight in Paris. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this assault on innocent people, going about their lives. And I am deeply concerned by ongoing reports of hostages. 

  • PNTL's Community Policing Unit
    United States Embassy donated 65 radios to support the PNTL's Community Policing Unit

    On September 17th, the US Government handed-over 65 radios, one per sub-district, to the PNTL Department of Community Policing. The radios were procured as part of a $11.3 million program that the US has implemented in Timor since 2012 to support the PNTL in various areas. We have been excited to assist in building the capacity of the PNTL, and are particularly proud of the success the community police have had. This donation will allow them to increase responsiveness to community needs in all sub-districts, and is an example of the impact the PNTL logistics department can make in ensuring proper asset management. 

  • group shot (Photo Credit: State Dept)
    Pacific Angel 2015 Brings Together U.S., New Zealand and Timorese Defense Forces for Joint Operation, Free Medical Clinic for People of Baucau

    From September 7-14, the U.S., New Zealand and Timor-Leste jointly participated in Pacific Angel 2015, with the aim of simulating a joint humanitarian operation, organizing a free medical clinic for the people of Baucau and upgrading key facilities in the local region that would be used in case of a humanitarian operation. 

  • Community Dialogue in Oecusse on the Domestic Violence Law
    Community Dialogue in Oecusse on the Domestic Violence Law

    On August 19th , Embassy staff traveled to Oecusse and observed a community dialogue on the domestic violence law hosted by Forum Peduli Wanita Oecusse with support from the Ambassador's Small Grant Program. 

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    U.S. Navy Seabees Complete Bridge for Local Community in Ermera

    he Seabees completed two suspended cable bridges in Leimea, Hatolia subdistrict (Ermera District) spanning 50 and 102 meters in length in order to provide access to food, health, and medical services which are inaccessible during the rainy season. 

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