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UNRWA Welcomes Danish Minister to Gaza
21 November 2013
East Jerusalem On 20 November, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Filippo Grandi, welcomed Christian Friis Bach, Minister for Development Cooperation and acting Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark, on an official visit to the Gaza Strip. In...
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20 June 2013
The government of Denmark and UNRWA have signed a new memorandum of understanding which allows increased Danish funds to UNRWA’s General Fund, providing predictable support to the Agency’s core services in education, health, relief and social services for the period 2013-2015.
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03 February 2012
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) announced today a new donation of 1 million DKK (US$173,762) from Denmark toward the Restoring Dignity fundraising appeal for Lebanon.
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18 June 2010
The Ambassador of Denmark to Syria, Ms Christina Markus Lassen, today inaugurated a new school building in Yarmouk Camp. The Malkiyeh/Tarshiha school was built and equipped through a generous donation of USD 1,030,000 from the Danish government.
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12 April 2010
Forty young Iraqi and Palestinian refugees and Syrians demonstrated spectacular acrobatic prowess today as they performed to an excited audience at al-Faiha Stadium in Damascus.
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07 April 2009
The government of Denmark has announced that it will increase its contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency by 20 million DKK (US$ 3.5 million). The contribution, which underlines Denmark’s role as a leading supporter of UNRWA, was announced on the 2nd of March by the Danish Foreign Minister at the...
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