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The Development Partnership Management Unit has a strategic role in supporting the Government of Timor-Leste and Development Partners to effectively implement development cooperation for the improvement of the lives of the people of Timor-Leste.
DPMU adheres to New Deal principles that were agreed in Busan in 2011 and ensures that development assistance is in line with Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030.

As per the Ministry of Finance’s Organic Law N o. 38/2015 October 7, Article 48, the DPMU is in place to:

  1. Draft, promote, socialize and ensure the implementation of the policies, strategies and procedures, in line with the principles of the New Deal in the area of the effective and efficient management of development assistance in Timor-Leste.
  2. Strengthen coordination between state agencies and development partners in order to ensure a better use of development assistance in accordance with development priorities determined by the government.
  3.  Review and report on the impact, effectiveness and efficiency of development assistance through several methods including the management of a database system and active participation in monitoring and evaluation missions.
  4.  Promote the active participation of Timor-Leste in national and international forums, including the sharing of experience and relevant knowledge concerning the assistance provided by Timor-Leste to other country (TL-Aid)

The DPMU has worked towards fulfilling its mandate in several ways, including but not limited to, spearheading the Aid Management Effectiveness Policy, the maintenance of up-to-date donor spending information through the Aid Transparency Portal, facilitating dialogue, and through the publication of reports. The DPMU stands ready and is fully committed to improving the working relationship between development partners and the Government.

For inquiries please contact the DPMU via email: dpmu@mof.gov.tl or phone: (+670) 7400 2009 ext. 8003

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