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Exploring the Tensions of Nation Building in Timor Leste. Proceedings from the Forum

Date of publication
01-Jul-2007
Abstract
At the University of Melbourne on the 15 the September 2006, around 40 Timorese and Australian academics, representatives of civil society organizations and others, came together for a one-day forum aimed at exploring the underlying causes of the 2006 crisis and the tensions of nation building in Timor-Leste. Central to our discussions and deliberations were themes of governance, social and political processes, development, land and natural resource management and environmental, human security, justice and legal frameworks.