|UNRWA and partners celebrate EU Day in the West Bank|
|10 May 2013|
The flag of Palestine and several European countries hung over a crowd of children running around and enjoying a day of fun-filled activities with their friends. Palestinians and their supporters marked European Union (EU) Day, to celebrate the strong partnership between Palestine and Europe
|UNRWA celebrates International Labour Day|
|02 May 2013|
UNRWA marked International Labour Day yesterday with a celebration to recognize the work of the Agency’s Job Creation Programme (JCP), which provides temporary job opportunities and creates sustainable projects for thousands of Palestine refugees.
|Major Food Donation to the Palestinians from Brazil
|28 April 2013|
Brazil’s major rice producing state, Rio Grande do Sul, through the Federal Government of Brazil, has donated 11.500 metric tons of rice stocks to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The announcement was made in Jerusalem’s Shufa’at refugee camp
|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 graduation ceremony highlights partnership|
|24 April 2013|
Last week, UNRWA celebrated the graduation of 438 local municipality and village council members from a multi-faceted training program that provided them with the knowledge to build capacity and maximize their ability to make use of UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) services and resources.
|WHO Director-General visits Shu’fat refugee camp|
|24 April 2013|
The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Margret Chan visited the Shu’fat refugee camp in East Jerusalem on Tuesday,
|West Bank women take charge, improving livelihoods and decreasing unemployment rates|
|22 April 2013|
In the West Bank, Palestine refugee women are taking advantage of UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) to develop their professional and personal lives.
|UNRWA Commissioner-General pays supporting visit to refugees of West Bank Area C|
|28 March 2013|
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi visited last week Palestine refugees, predominantly Bedouin communities, around Jerusalem and Jericho. The communities visited by the Commissioner-General are all located in Area C, which comprises 60 per cent of the West Bank and is under full Israeli military and administrative control.
|UNRWA improves access to water in threatened West Bank community|
|22 March 2013|
Displaced twice by two consecutive Arab-Israeli wars, Palestinian Bedouin refugee families from the Haifa area, in the north of today’s Israel, settled in Imreiha near the West Bank city of Jenin in 1967. Despite having lived in the area for decades, the Imreiha community lacks basic health, education and social services.
|American Friends of UNRWA representatives join villagers in planting olive trees|
|06 March 2013|
Representatives from American Friends of UNRWA (AFU) joined workers from UNRWA’s Job Creation Programme (JCP) in planting olive trees in the West Bank village of Jalqmous near Jenin.