Eradicating Poverty in Timor-Leste

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H.E. The President, Timor-Leste Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta

Biography

Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta

H.E. President Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta is a 1996 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the President of Timor-Leste and a Patron of the International Peace Foundation. More…

About This Talk

Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta was handed one of the biggest challenges of his life on July 10, 2006, when he became Timor-Leste's second Prime Minister. He came to the position amid high expectations to receive public faith in the country's fledgling democracy. Most agree that he has achieved that. Now in 2010, Dr. Ramos-Horta has environmental and sustainability issues on his mind.