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East Timor (Timor-Leste)

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East Timorese Government Information

  • Government Portal
    Provides information on government leadership, agencies and departments, the constitution, local history and culture, and travel.

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Articles and Databases

  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
    Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room. Enter "Timor " as the search terms.
    • National Intelligence Council (NIC) Declassified Documents
      Database of intelligence reports, National Intelligence Estimates, and other publications produced by the National Intelligence Council or its predecessor organizations, the Office of National Estimates and the Office of Reports and Estimates since 1946.
  • Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports CU
    The Congressional Research Service (CRS), the research arm of Congress, prepares reports (usually under 20 pages long) on topics of interest to members of Congress. Enter "East Timor " as the search term.
  • CrisisWatch Database
    Monthly bulletin of significant situations of conflict or potential conflict around the world.
  • Declassified Documents Reference System CU
    Search this database to find declassified documents related to East. Enter "Timor" as the search term.
  • Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
    Department of Defense Scientific and Technical Reports Collection provides access to citations to unclassified unlimited documents that have been entered into DTIC's Technical Reports (TR) Database, as well as the electronic full-text of many of these documents. Enter "Timor" as the search term.
  • Digital National Security Archive CU
    Database of primary declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. Enter "Timor" as the search term.
  • Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)
    An integrated database containing information on armed conflicts and peace keeping, arms production and trade, military expenditure, armed forces and weapons. Term used is "Timor-Leste."
  • Global Legal Information Network (GLIN)
    "Public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations."
  • Human Rights Watch - East Timor
    News and reports related to human rights.
  • International Area Studies Asia CU
    Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Asia.
  • International Area Studies General CU
    Collection of general databases from the University of Colorado covering international issues.
  • International Area Studies Statistics CU
    Collection of international statistics databases from the University of Colorado.
  • LexisNexis Academic Country & Region Reports CU
    News, country briefings, and country risk guides. Filter by country or choose "Country & Region Reports" from publication type.
  • Statistical Database System (SDBS) Online
    SDBS is the the Asian Development Bank's central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member countries. Term used is "Timor-Leste."
  • UNdata
    UNdata provides a single entry point allowing users to search and download numerous statistical resources of the United Nations System.
  • World dataBank
    Contains data from the World Bank, including the World Development Indicators & Global Development Finance, Gender Statistics, Education Statistics, Health Nutrition and Population Statistics, African Development Indicators, Global Economic Monitor, and Millennium Development Goals. Users can select variables (some going as far back as 1960) to create customized tables, charts, maps, and reports. Term used is "Timor-Leste."
  • Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (WITS)
    WITS is the National Counterterrorism Center's database of terrorist incidents. Term used is "East Timor."

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Peacekeeping and Military Information

  • East Timor : Security Assistance
    Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
  • International Court of Justice (ICJ)
    ICJ is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. ICJ "has a twofold role: to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (Contentious cases ) and to give advisory opinions (Advisory proceedings) on legal questions referred to it by duly authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies."
  • International Crisis Group - Timor-Leste
    Reports, briefings, and analysis of violent conflicts and peace implementation in Timor-Leste.
  • International Force East Timor (INTERFET)
    International Force East Timor (INTERFET) is a United Nations-mandated multinational force formed to address the deteriorating humanitarian and security situation in East Timor. Archived as historical document from the Australian Department of Defence.
  • United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)
    August 2006-Present: "Expressing its concern over the still fragile security, political and humanitarian situation in Timor-Leste, the Security Council, by its resolution 1704 of 25 August 2006, established a new, expanded operation—the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)—to support the Government in 'consolidating stability, enhancing a culture of democratic governance, and facilitating political dialogue among Timorese stakeholders, in their efforts to bring about a process of national reconciliation and to foster social cohesion'. UNMIT took over from the United Nations Office in Timor-Leste."
  • United Nations Mission in East Timor (UNAMET)
    June 1999-October 1999: "Agreement between Indonesia, Portugal and the United Nations on modalities and security in East Timor." Archived page.
  • United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET)
    May 2002-May 2005: "East Timor became an independent country on 20 May 2002, marking the end of a three-year process towards independence under the guidance of the United Nations. On that day, the Security Council established UNMISET to provide assistance to East Timor over a period of two years until all operational responsibilities were fully devolved to the East Timor authorities. Subsequently, the Council extended mission's mandate for another year to permit the new nation, which had changed its name to Timor-Leste, to attain self-sufficiency. UNMISET successfully completed its mandate on 20 May 2005."
  • United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET)
    August 1999-May 2002: "On 30 August 1999, the people of East Timor voted by means of a direct, secret and universal ballot to begin a process leading towards independence. UNTAET was established on 25 October 1999 to administer the Territory, exercise legislative and executive authority during the transition period and support capacity-building for self-government. East Timor became an independent country on 20 May 2002. Also that day, UNTAET was succeeded by the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET) established by Security Council resolution 1410 of 17 May 2002 to provide assistance to core administrative structures critical to the viability and political stability of East Timor."
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