|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.
|New telephone hotline strengthens legal protection for Palestine refugee women|
|05 May 2010|
A legal advice and counselling telephone hotline was launched today at the Yarmouk Legal Advice Bureau.
|Palestinian children showcase their talents in Bosra|
|05 May 2010|
Tourists looked on in surprise as Palestinian schoolchildren from all over Syria flooded into Bosra amphitheatre to perform their annual Cinderella show on 16 April.
|UNRWA Open Day Showcases New Initiatives|
|04 May 2010|
UNRWA’s Damascus Training Centre (DTC) celebrated its annual Open Day today, 4 May, to showcase achievements in technical and vocational training, to promote its youth training and employability initiatives, and to encourage private sector partnerships.
|ECHO supports shelter needs of vulnerable Palestinian Iraqi refugees in Syria|
|29 April 2010|
With a generous donation of €1,000,000 the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) has allowed UNRWA to support some 2,300 Palestinian Iraqi refugees in Syria in coping with their prolonged and dire situation by helping cover the costs of housing.
|Dancer offers Syria new artistic vision|
|27 April 2010|
“Being Palestinian, I was born without a land, without a home. I quickly realised that if I was going to make anything of myself, it was going to have to be on my own accord.” World-class dancer and choreographer Jihad Mufleh’s talent has taken him from Syria’s Yarmouk refugee camp to stages across the world.
|Children go for gold at football tournament|
|14 April 2010|
Spirits were high as a group of Palestinian schoolchildren stormed onto the field on 26 and 27 March for the annual UNRWA-JICA Football Cup. Eight teams gathered at Damascus’ al-Faiha stadium, seven from UNRWA schools across Syria and one from the French School in Damascus.
|Damascus Circus School Leaves Audience ‘Breathless’|
|12 April 2010|
Forty young Iraqi and Palestinian refugees and Syrians demonstrated spectacular acrobatic prowess today as they performed to an excited audience at al-Faiha Stadium in Damascus.
|Shukran Murtaja – Education is the cornerstone of life|
|17 March 2010|
For our Seeds of Success series, we speak to actress Shukran Murtaja, who has cast a spell on Syrian audiences through her portrayal of Fawziyeh, one of the central characters in the country’s primetime Ramadan TV series, Bab Al-Hara.
|President al-Assad: Right to Return is the Basis for Solving Issue of Palestinian Refugees|
|13 March 2010|
Damascus, (SANA)-President Bashar al-Assad said the right to return is the basis for finding a just solution to the problem of Palestinian refugees.