Dili, 29-Aug-16, The UNE-TL workshop for designing the National Strategic Plan starts today with the opening ceremony held at the Peony Hotel conference room, Hudi Latan, Dili. Among the scouts and its group leaders from other Municipalities, notably guest from the APR and NSO are part of the workshop team facilitators.

The opening ceremony and the workshop was officially opened by the National Director of Secretary of State for Youth and Sport, representing HE Secretary of State accompanied by UNE-TL President Mrs. Idelta Rodrigues. Among the attendees of the opening ceremony were the representative of Partner for Human Development (PHD) and the acting Ambassador of Australia Mrs. Joannah Leahy who also addressed the important of the development partner in contributing to the youth activities and non-formal educations for youth in her remarks.

The workshop will last for 4 days and participants are expected to actively participated in the discussion group and identify key areas where UNE-TL would play a role in contributing to the state building processes. Few key agendas are finding the key strength and weakness, determining the key strategic priorities areas ad formulating the Vision for the UNE-TL for the 10 to 15 years.

Day one was completed with the envisioning session where participants were given a chance to list down what would UNE-TL be likely in future given the fact of current state of the organization situational analysis.

Day two will commence on Tuesday with the continuation of formulating Vision for 2016-2030, the period of which the Strategic Plan will used as guide line documents for implementation of UNE-TL programme and projects.