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Proposal

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE

 

 

Aim

To establish a cross-sectoral Task Force on Sustainable Development that can contribute to a national sustainable development strategy

 

Objectives

          Contribute to strategic planning and policy development for sustainable development

          Ensure principles and practices of sustainable development are incorporated into national planning and projects in all sectors

          Extend the knowledge base for sustainable development through research, capacity building and educational programs

 

Role

An independent, cross-sectoral group to assist with strategic planning for sustainable development, and to monitor progress on implementation of sustainable development programs

 

Secretariat/ coordination

University

 

Membership

Representative of stakeholders

8-16 people (ideally 10)

Majority East Timorese

 

East Timorese representatives;

Government, University, NGOs, civil society, church, business sector, community

 

International representatives;

Sustainable development experts, international development agencies

 

Funding

Seek Funding (define budget and sources)

 

Life span

1-2 years