|European Union grants scholarships for Palestinian students in Lebanon|
|06 February 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the European Union awarded full university scholarships to 50 high-achieving Palestine refugee students in Lebanon.
|UNRWA Syria crisis situation update (Issue 32)|
|01 February 2013|
The escalation of violence in Syria continues to result in a rapidly rising death toll and significant displacement of Syrians and Palestine refugees.
|Needs of Palestinians fleeing Syria "urgent", says UN envoy|
|31 January 2013|
The UN's Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly visited the Palestinian refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh in south Lebanon today to meet with Palestine refugees who fled the violence in neighboring Syria.
|Conditions tough for 20,000+ Palestinians fleeing Syria for Lebanon |
|29 January 2013|
Over 20,000 Palestine refugees from Syria have fled to the over-crowded refugee camps of neighbouring Lebanon, and been met with harsh conditions. A lack of funds is hampering UNRWA's ability to help those in need.
|Belgium: A strong supporter of Palestine refugees|
|22 January 2013|
In order to provide services to nearly five million Palestine refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria, UNRWA relies almost entirely on voluntary contributions from its international partners.
|German Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development visits Palestine refugee camp and meets Palestinians coming from Syria|
|24 December 2012|
German Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Dirk Niebel visited Burj Barajneh Camp in Beirut on Saturday, accompanied by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Deputy Director and Officer-in-Charge of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon Robert Hurt.
|From Lebanon to Spain: Young Palestine refugee overcomes cancer|
|17 December 2012|
Eight-year-old Ahmad was diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of three. Ahmad’s family lives in Burj Barajneh refugee camp in Lebanon, where cancer treatment options are limited. Two years ago, a bone-marrow transplant failed, making his family lose hope in his recovery.
|European Union Commissioner visits Palestine refugee camp and meets Palestinians coming from Syria|
|14 December 2012|
European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva visited Burj Barajneh Camp in Beirut accompanied by Director of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Affairs in Lebanon Ann Dismorr and the Ambassador of Palestine in Lebanon
|Parliament of Andalucía recognises UNRWA’s work|
|11 December 2012|
The Parliament of Andalucía officially recognised the important work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) during its 63 years of operation in the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
|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.