The 2014 Pacific Project was an incredibly eye-opening, humbling and truly unforgettable experience. A highlight of our time in Timor Leste, for me, was the community engagement phase of the program, during which we were fortunate enough to stay at the Encouragement House boarding house in Maliana.… Read more ›
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After completing orientation activities in Darwin, delegates have flown to Dili, the nation’s capital city in the north of the country.
Staying here for one night, we will be given a tour of some of the capital’s historic sites, including a moving visit to the Santa Cruz cemetery, the site of the massacre of over 250 Timorese involved in a peaceful memorial procession in November 1991 by Indonesian soldiers.… Read more ›
Pacific Project is a unique collaboration between UN Youth Australia and Destination Dreaming, partnering to help young people to understand and contribute to the world around them.
It is a year-long project for years 10 -12 students and culminates in a two week exploration of East Timor.… Read more ›
I came across the Pacific Project on one of my many procrastinatory rounds of the Internet, and I was immediately intrigued. It must have been fate that our entire discussion that day in history was about the involvement of Australia and the United Nations in Timor, but what really captivated me was the idea of ‘a different kind of travelling’.… Read more ›