This report is the result of an evaluation on the gender impacts of the UN peacekeeping missions in Timor Leste, mandated by the DPKO Headquarters in October 2005, under the direction of the Gender Unit. The evaluation was informed by qualitative interviews and an extensive desk review of relevant documents produced by UNTAET, UNMISET, the multiand bi-lateral agencies, the Government and NGOs. During the fieldwork from 31 October to 11 November 2005 a total of 43 interviews and two group discussions were conducted in Dili and Ermera District. Respondents encompassed former UNTAET and UNMISET staff, and representatives of UN agencies, the Government, NGOs and civil society. Interviews were
also conducted in New York and in Australia with former UNTAET staff and DPKO officers.