DILI, 21/06/2017, (FDCH) â€“ FDCH was created with a very important role, i.e. to enhance the quality of the national human resources as a means of moving the country towards development. Thus, FDCH is now ready to enhance the capacity of MinistĂ©rio PĂşblicoâ€™s staff.
The Executive Secretary to the Human Capital Development Fund (FDCH), Mr. IsmĂ©nio Martins da Silva and FDCH-GAPPEFIV Coordinator, Mr. Paulo M. dos Santos, have held a meeting with the Prosecutor-General of the Republic (PGR), H.E. Dr. JosĂ© da Costa Ximenes, to speak about a possible cooperation project between FDCH and PGR, in order to develop the latterâ€™s human resources skills aiming at improving the work delivered by the MinistĂ©rio PĂşblico (Public Prosecution).
In this meeting, which took place at the PGR Office in Colmera, FDCHâ€™s Executive Secretary, Mr. IsmĂ©nio Martins da Silva, congratulated the Prosecutor-General of the Republic, JosĂ© da Costa Ximenes, for his second period of office from 2017 to 2022.
Mr. IsmĂ©nio Martins da Silva said that FDCH was ready to focus on increasing Public Prosecutionâ€™s budget in order to improve the justice area in Timor-Leste: Â«Considering PGR 2018 programme, FDCH believes that training budget should be increased, being ready to deal with the issue, which will be discussed technically.Â»
The Prosecutor-General of the Republic, Mr. JosĂ© da Costa Ximenes, has acknowledged FDCHâ€™s support, stating that PGRâ€™s success also comes from FDCHâ€™s support.
Â«I appreciate the support offered, I am glad I have the opportunity to work with you in my second period of office,Â» the Prosecutor-General, JosĂ© da Costa Ximenes, said.
The Public Prosecution Office (MinistĂ©rio PĂşblico) is accredited by FDCH for training funds, with a 2017 total budget of $265.000 for the training of its employees.
This meeting comprised two different parts. Firstly, the two parts have extensively discussed the cooperation work towards the enhancement of PGRâ€™s human resources by offering them the opportunity to attend professional training and scholarship programmes, aiming at the improvement of the judicial services delivered by MinistĂ©rio PĂşblico. Secondly, both parts have agreed on offering two magistrates a scholarship for a Master Programme starting in 2018. These are scholarships for national institutions only. (Media FDCH)