Decree-Law No. 01/2013 establishing the structure of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Environment ( 2013 )

Establishes and specifies the responsibilities of the National Directorate for International Environmental Issues for Climate Change.…read more

Decree-Law No. 26/2012 establishing the Environmental Basic Law ( 2012 )

Provides that the State should implement the necessary adaptation and mitigation measures to climate change to promote the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere, their removal by sinks and the minimization of the negative effects of climate change impacts on biophysical systems.…read more

Law No. 3/2012 on the legal authorisation for Environmental Basic Law ( 2012 )

Refers to the need to implement necessary measures for climate change mitigation and adaptation.…read more

Regulation No. 9/2007 approving the National Policy for the Forestry Sector ( 2007 )

Emphasises the role of forests, and afforestation, in tackling climate change.…read more

Program of the Fifth Constitutional Government: 2015-17 Legislature ( 2015 )

States that the Government will continue developing the National Climate Change Centre to conduct research and observation on climate change, collect data on climate change impacts and encourage technology innovation to address adaptation and mitigation.…read more

Timor-Leste Strategic Development Plan, 2011–2030 ( 2011 )

Has multiple references to climate change adaptation, mitigation and research, renewable energy and carbon credits.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

Not Applicable

Economy Wide | Not Applicable | Target year: 2025 | Base year: N/A

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

20,000 households to use improved energy efficient cookstoves

Clean Cooking And Heating: Efficient Cookstoves

Source: NDC

At least 50% of energy needs to be met from renewable energy sources by 2020

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): Timor-Lest... (2011 / Executive)

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies

One million trees are expected to be planted every year based on National Strategic Plan.

Afforestation

Source: NDC

Protect at least 70% of forest areas by 2020

Preservation | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): Regulation... (2007 / Legislative)

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies

By 2030, 7.5 MT of HCFC-22 (13.6 Gg CO2e) currently in existence will be phased out.

HFCs | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Timor-Leste does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 14 September, 2017