|Everyone has the right to live in dignity: UNRWA organizes a screening for the documentary Someone like me…|
|30 April 2013|
The Lebanese Academy for Fine Arts (l’Alba) hosted on April 30, 2013 the screening of the documentary “Someone like Me…” produced within the framework of the “Dignity for All” campaign, launched in 2010 by UNRWA with the support of the European Commission – Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office (ECHO). The campaign aims to enhance enhancing public knowledge and understanding on the plight of Palestine refugees in Lebanon, and to improve the mutual perceptions of the Lebanese and Palestinian communities through advocating for preserving human values for Palestine refugees living in Lebanon using a key message: “Every person has the right to live in dignity”.
|UNRWA chief calls on East Asian countries to strengthen support|
|14 February 2013|
Speaking at a conference in Japan, Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi has urged East Asian countries to support UNRWA, and raised concerns about the situation of the Palestine refugees served by the Agency.
|Human Rights Day 2012: Palestine refugees and human rights |
|10 December 2012|
On Human Rights Day 2012, we draw attention to the Universal Declaration of Human rights signed on December 10th 1948 – and how it relates to Palestine refugees.
|Growing up in a crowded Gaza refugee camp|
|31 January 2012|
“It’s my right to have a decent and healthy house. It is my right to live in dignity.” Ten year-old Aya reads these words in her human rights textbooks as she prepares for exams.
|Refusal to grant travel documents traps family in Gaza for 10 years|
|30 January 2012|
10 December was International Human Rights Day, the day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. To mark the day, OHCHR (oPT) and UNRWA are putting the spotlight on human rights stories and rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory.
|Family lives in constant fear of settler attacks|
|19 January 2012|
“Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person,” states the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, for Palestinians living near radical illegal Israeli settlements, there is no security or protection from attacks.
|Human Rights Day 2011: Paying tribute to human rights defenders|
|09 December 2011|
Each year on 10 December, Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. To mark Human Rights Day, we asked students in UNRWA schools: What do human rights mean to you?
|Human rights education with a difference in Jordan|
|15 June 2011|
More than 70 students from 42 UNRWA schools in the Irbid area staged a performance-based ‘conference’ on human rights in front of an audience of 250 invited guests,
|Gaza human rights film on tour in United States|
|27 April 2011|
Something to Prove, an UNRWA documentary following the journey of two groups of teenagers as they travel from Gaza to the United States, is being shown in 25 cities throughout the US in April and May.
|A goal for peace: French football legend visits occupied Palestinian territory|
|11 April 2011|
French football star Lilian Thuram today visited the occupied Palestinian territory in support of the education programme funded by France through UNRWA.