|From Relief and Works to Human Development: UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees after 60 years|
|16 December 2010|
UNRWA and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut organised an international conference on October 8 and 9 2010. Full details and papers.
|Cutting-edge UNRWA TV advert scoops prestigious award|
|18 October 2010|
A TV advertisement commissioned by UNRWA to promote the "Goal for Peace" football match between the Palestine national team and Brussels has won the Gold Award for Special Events at the internationally renowned Promax BDA Awards, which recognise excellence in on-air promotion, branding and advertising.
|Dr. Safiyeh Mukhles – Healing lives|
|28 July 2010|
It has been a very long time since Safiyeh Mukhles saw Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock, a powerful symbol of the city in which she was born 66 years ago. Having fled Palestine for Syria as a child, Dr. Mukhles has spent her life at a small and yet unbridgeable distance from the city of her birth.
|Special Refugee Survey Quarterly issue focuses on UNRWA|
|10 June 2010|
UNRWA is the focus of a special double issue of the academic journal Refugee Survey Quarterly, entitled ‘UNRWA and the Palestinian Refugees 60 Years Later’. Three articles are available on the UNRWA website.
|Poems of Palestine as Oud Player Abado Sings in Amman|
|09 June 2010|
Poems of Palestine echoed in the packed auditorium at Al-Hussein Cultural Centre in Amman at the end of May, as Palestine musician Marwan Abado opened a series of concerts being held in support of UNRWA’s education programme.
|Palestinian Singer Marwan Abado Performs for UNRWA@60|
|20 May 2010|
Marwan Abado, the acclaimed Palestinian singer and ‘oud player, commemorates UNRWA’s 60th anniversary this week with performances on 18 May at Damascus Opera House and 19 May at the Aleppo Directorate of Culture.
|Marwan Abado launches Middle East tour for UNRWA|
|20 May 2010|
Marwan Abado chose to begin his press conference at the Al Kabri School in the Mar Elias Refugee Camp with this poem, by way of introducing his forthcoming concerts in Lebanon (including Beirut and Sidon).
|Commissioner-General to Visit Syria|
|17 May 2010|
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi will arrive in Damascus on 17 May to begin a four-day visit to Syria.
|Young musicians perform in anniversary concert|
|14 May 2010|
"I cannot put into words the joy I'm feeling," declared Shaden, a 6th grader from Jordan's largest refugee camp, Baqa'a. Shaden was part of a group of 200 UNRWA schoolchildren in Jordan who starred in a concert by Dutch composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven on 17 April.
|"Palestine Remains My Melody": Marwan Abado fundraising concerts|
|14 May 2010|
To commemorate UNRWA's 60th anniversary, Marwan Abado, an Austro-Palestinian artist and refugee, is holding five concerts to fundraise for UNRWA, starting this Sunday, 14 May, in Amman.