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Timor-Leste National Commission for UNESCO
General Information
English NameTimor-Leste National Commission for UNESCO
French NameCommission nationale du Timor-Leste pour l'UNESCO
Spanish NameComision Nacional de Timor-Leste para la UNESCO

Rua Belarmino Lobo N°01
Bidau Lecidere

Phone+670 732 1288
+670 333 9667
National Commissions Web site on unesco.orghttp://www.unesco.org.tl
Correspondence LanguageENGLISH
Office Holders
NameMr Fernando Hanjam
Election DateMarch 2018
Mandated duration
StartedMarch 2018

NameMs Cedelizia Faria Dos Santos
Election DateMarch 2018
Mandated duration
StartedMarch 2018

Date and Method of Creation23 April 2009
StatusGovernmental (1 Ministry)
Department attached toMinistry of Education
Structure of the CommissionThe National commission is supported by a secretariat consisting of the Secretary-General, staff as available and seconded from within the Ministry of Education
Members/Composition- Members of the Govnement:
H.E Mr Zacarias Albano da Costa, Minister of Foreign Affairs
H.E Mr Paulo Assis Belo, Vice Minister of Education
H.E Virgilio smith, Secretary of State for Culture
- National Parliament Member
H.E Mirgilio Dinis Marçal, Chair of Committe F
- Academics from the University
- Representatives of Civil Society
- Representatives of the Church
General AssemblyThe National Commission shall meet no less than quarterly each year and annually jointly with the Committees
Committees/Sub-Committees Details
Sub-committee Topics[X] Education
[X] Science
[X] Culture
[X] Other
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions
OverviewThe National commission of Timor-Leste seeks ti be a partner in supporting the government of Timor-Leste in achieving the objectives it has in common with UNESCO in Education, Science, culture and communications.