Development of Human Rights Education and Research at the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL)
Former coordinator of the GC South East Europe Programme for the University of Bologna in Sarajevo, Adriano is in charge of the overall designing and implementation of the project, with the support of key offices and colleagues of the GC headquarters in Venice, the GC Asia-Pacific regional hub, and the project team in Dili.
Ph.D in Political Science at the University of Florida and visiting Professor at the UNTL in Dili, Li Li supports the organization of the academic operations of the project, especially its extra-curricular activities and the creation of the Centre’s library. Li Li also helps the project to liaise with UNTL bodies and other local civil society partners.
.Coordinator at the Henrich Boll Stiftung – Sarajevo Office, and an alumna of the Global Campus, between July 2019 and September 2020, Jelena supported the project cycle management, as well as the development of training programmes and study materials. She continues coordinating the process of the creation of the new human rights textbook and curating the "Human Rights & Cinema" programme.
Senhorina (Adi) Madalena dos Santos
Youth activist and BA holder from UNTL Faculty of Social Sciences, Adi helps with the manifold office work practical aspects, as well as with the organization of events and activities, including trainings and communication. Adi also helps in liaising the project to the students and activists local community.
An experienced professional in the hospitality and operations sector, Alì temporarily joined the team being of crucial support for the supervision of the refurbishment works of the new Centre premises, and for the organization of the its inauguration event.
GC Asia-Pacific Programme Director
Dr. Michael Hayes
A senior human rights scholar at the IHRP-MU Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University (Bangkok), Mike acts as the main academic and implementation advisor to the project manager, as well as the focal point for the integration of the future UNTL-HRC within the GC Asia-Pacific network.
GC Asia-Pacific Programme Lecturer
Dr. Yanuar Sumarlan
A human rights scholar at the IHRP-MU, Yanuar acts as academic tutor to the six Timorese Human Rights Defenders (Group 1) who joined the GC APMA master’s programme, supporting their preparatory studies and overseeing their academic year and performance.
Group 1 - Human Rights Defenders
Josè Lopes - Officer at the National Police of Timor Leste
Maria Agnes Bere - Owner of Jurídico Social Consultoria
Maria Rosa Xavier - Human rights advisor at Ministry of Justice
Juvita Pereira Faria - Youth advocate and activist, director of Education Consultation Service
Celso de Fonseca - Social entrepreneur, and program organizer of community development
Joanico Gusmao Alves - Youth advocate and consultant, co-founder of Institute of Education Timor Leste
Group 2 - UNTL Professors
Prof. Camilo Ximenes Almeida - Department of Political Science, Dean of Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Bernardo Idalina Leto - Department of International Relations, Vice-Dean of Student Affairs, Faculty of Social Sciences
Prof. Mateus Tilman - Head of Community Development Department, Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Martinho Martins - Head of Political Science Department, Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Roberto da Costa Pacheco - Vice-Head of the Department of Social Communication, Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Dulce Martins da Silva - Department of Social Communication, Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Júlio da Costa - Department of Science of Public Administration, Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Victor Soares - Department of Public Policy, Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Luis Maia - Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs, Faculty of Philosophy and Human Science
Prof. Paulino Rosário do Carmo - Department of Public Rights, Vice-Dean of Students Affairs, Faculty of Law
Prof. Elisabeth Rosa da Costa Lopes - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law
Prof. Meriana Barreto Amaral - Department of Nursing, Vice-Dean of Student Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, Science, and Health
Prof. Romualdo Lopes da Cruz - Department of Chemistry, Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs, Faculty of Hard Science
Prof. Rosena Fatima de Oliveira Martins - Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economy and Management
Prof. José Salsina Nelson - Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture
Group 3 - 6 Graduating Students & Alumni
Regina Seuc Seran das Dores - Graduating student, Department of Social Communication, Faculty of Social Science
Inocencio de Jesus Xavier - Alumnus, Department of Public Policy, Faculty of Social Science
Roli de Jesus Guterres Freitas Belo - Graduating student, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Social Science
Esperança Martins Carvalho - Graduating student, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Science
Francelino dos Santos Serra - Graduating student, Department of Community Development, Faculty of Social Science
Celeste Agrita Gutterres - Alumna, Department of Science of Public Administration, Faculty of Social Science