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03 December 2013
Beirut On 11 November 2013, the European Union (EU) signed an agreement with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), under which the EU will provide EUR 12 million (US$ 16.3 million) towards the reconstruction of the Palestine refugee camp of Nahr el-Bared, in North...
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EU and UNRWA Commence Infrastructure Project in Lebanon
13 November 2013
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) marked the inauguration of an infrastructure improvement project today, unveiling the project's foundation stone in the Palestine refugee camp of Ein el Hilweh, Saida.
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Run for Peace
11 November 2013
Hundreds of Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian youth throughout Lebanon came together to run the 2013 Beirut Marathon. This year’s marathon was dedicated to peacemaking
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Gaza Youth Receive First Prize in UNRWA/EU Photo and Film Competition
25 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and the European Union (EU) announced the results of their 2013 photo and film competition for young Palestine refugees at the Sakakini Cultural Center in Ramallah.
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Young volunteers prepare ma'moul for Jaramana residents
24 October 2013
As the call for Eid prayers sounded from a mosque in Damascus, a group of young people nearby did not head home to spend the holiday with their families. Instead, they rushed to the Palestine refugee camp of Jaramana, where they had volunteered to make and distribute the traditional sweet of ma’moul to Palestine...
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Back to School in Lebanon with UNRWA, UNICEF and EU
05 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held a ceremony at the Nablus Preparatory School for Girls, in Saida, Lebanon, to mark the beginning of the 2013/14 school year.
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EU Commissioner and Director for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy, Stefan Fule, ( right) and Commissioner General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi
24 September 2013
The European Union has announced an additional contribution of EUR 8 million (6 million euro for emergency education and 2 million euro for shelter assistance) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA),
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In Jordan, Palestine refugee children from Syria find hope
28 August 2013
“I used to learn French when I was in Syria,” 14-year-old Rawan says after she finishes reading a book from one of her favourite subjects, English, to her brother, 6-year-old Khaled. “But in Jordan, students learn English.” Now, she explains, her goal is to master the language, “because it will help me to get a good...
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18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU),
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Camp No. 1 Marks the End of the 2013 EU Summer Fun Days
08 July 2013
To mark the conclusion of the 2013 EU Fun Days, ten days during which United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) students from across the West Bank came back to school for recreational and informational activities, Camp No. 1 Boys School hosted an open day on 4 July.
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