On 20 November, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and Italian organization UISP Sport per Tutti held a ceremony, at the UNRWA Lebanon field office, to mark the conclusion of a project focusing on sport as a tool to convey values of respect
The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Italian Republic, Lapo Pistelli, has concluded his first official visit to the Gaza Strip. Minister Pistelli met with Robert Turner, Director of Operations in Gaza for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Mr Turner...
The Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration, Andrea Riccardi, has visited Shatila refugee camp near Beirut to meet with Palestine refugees displaced from Syria and witness first-hand their difficult living conditions.
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) held a ceremony today in Lebanon Field Office to present the results of health reform activities generously funded by the Italian Development Cooperation beginning in 2010.
On the occasion of the visit to Lebanon of His Excellency Prof. Andrea Riccardi, Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration, the Italian Embassy in Lebanon and UNRWA inaugurated today a health centre and playground facilities in the Palestine refugee camp of Dbayeh.
UISP Sport per Tutti and UNRWA in Lebanon inaugurated a new sports playground in an UNRWA school in Beddawi Camp today. The Italian Sport Association UISP (Unione Italiana Sport per Tutti) funded the EUR 16,500 project.
In April 2010, Mar Elias Camp in Lebanon joined the World Health Organization's "1,000 Lives, 1,000 Cities" global campaign, in which health-friendly cities around the world celebrated World Health Day by organising events to promote health activities.
Foreign Minister Franco Frattini has expressed his deep appreciation for the appointment - by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - of Filippo Grandi of Italy to a three-year tenure of the post of UNRWA Commissioner-General.