|UNRWA film receives prize in international festival|
|13 June 2013|
A film by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) received second prize in the 5th Millennium International Documentary Film Festival in Brussels on Sunday.
|No financial support for Jordan’s top student of 2012|
|07 June 2013|
Nineteen-year-old Tala Shalkhati is a bright Palestine refugee student with a dream to 'leave a fingerprint on society’. Tala received the highest score on the Tawjihi exams in Jordan in 2012, with an average score of 99.6 per cent. She is now in her first year of medicine at the Jordan University of Science and Technology.
|UNRWA receives 2013 Cisco Academy Outreach Award|
|05 June 2013|
UNRWA has been awarded the “Cisco Academy Outreach Award in the Levant 2013’’ in recognition of the work the Agency has done in widening e-learning and fostering IT skills and fostering IT skills among Palestine refugees in partnership with Cisco.
|UNRWA and Germany establish Mosaic-making workshop|
|14 May 2013|
Snap. Pop. Snap. Bits of colorful limestone and granite scatter about the worktable as two young women clinch their wrenches, breaking bits of the stones for their most recent mosaic creation.
|Palestine refugee children from five fields perform in satellite concert|
|01 May 2013|
Last week, Palestine refugee children from the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria came together to perform in a live satellite concert. Playing traditional music, the concert created solidarity among the children and friendships where none were possible in the past.
|For fifth consecutive year, Italy promotes dialogue through sports in Lebanon|
|26 April 2013|
For the fifth year, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Development Cooperation Office of the Embassy of Italy, has funded a three-day-sports event for young Palestine Refugees in UNRWA’s Siblin Training Centre.
|UNRWA students receive top prizes in international robotics challenge|
|25 April 2013|
UNRWA school in the West Bank receives first prize for team work and second prize for their robot in an international robotics challenge.
|UNRWA marks World Health Day with drawing competition in Syria |
|06 April 2013|
Despite the difficult and unstable situation in Syria, UNRWA is marking World Health Day with a drawing competition for its school students in the war-torn country. Children aged 6 to 15 got busy with drawings on the theme of diabetes and high blood pressure.
|UNRWA deplores killing of five Palestine children refugees|
|22 March 2013|
It is with great distress that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has learned of the violent deaths of five Palestine refugee children, one in Dera'a on 15 March and four others in the Damascus area on 19 March. Four of the children reportedly died as a result of the use of heavy weapons.
|UNRWA stands firm in commitment to Palestine refugee youth, says Commissioner-General|
|22 March 2013|
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi met today with young Palestinians in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, exactly one year after the Agency declared a special set of commitments to Palestine refugee youth.