|Bold Colours: Amman exhibit showcases UNRWA students’ artwork |
|17 May 2013|
Bold colours and unique art techniques have been luring crowds to Al-Thakafa Street, in Amman, Jordan, where a quaint art gallery housed “Our Paintings,” the 2nd exhibition organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
|Protect our children’s future by protecting UNRWA schools|
|08 May 2013|
Education is the basis of human development and is particularly important for vulnerable refugee communities for whom education offers life changing opportunities. This is why UNRWA invests more than half of its budget on the education of Palestinian refugees, giving them the tools to improve their lot and aspire for a better future.
|In Syria, educating students a priority|
|30 April 2013|
Now in its third year, the conflict in Syria has had a severe impact on children’s social, psychological, and physical well-being. The dangers inherent in travelling in war-torn areas has have meant that thousands of youth are denied access to education.
|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.
|Russia donates US$ 2 million to UNRWA|
|22 April 2013|
For the first time, Russia has contributed US$ 2 million to the General Fund of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The funds will go towards supporting UNRWA health, education and social services programmes
|UNRWA a key regional player in education development|
|02 April 2013|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) contributed this week to two high-level regional education meetings in Amman, reaffirming its leading role in and engagement with regional dialogue on reforming education systems.
|UAE Red Crescent contributes USD8m towards construction of four schools in Gaza|
|24 February 2013|
UNRWA and the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent have signed an agreement worth USD 8 million for the construction of four schools in the Gaza Strip.
|UNRWA joins first Palestinian teaching standards conference|
|22 February 2013|
UNRWA this week participated in a historic conference on teaching standards in the occupied Palestinian territory. Hosted by the Palestinian Ministry of Education in partnership with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO),
|“Greet Syria for us” – Palestinian students from Syria receive UNRWA help, but more needed|
|18 February 2013|
An UNRWA school in northern Lebanon, has taken on nearly 300 Palestine refugee students from Syria since the start of the conflict. Last week, UNRWA's head of Education visited the students to hear about the challenges they face.
|Refugee girls receive international chess prizes|
|12 February 2013|
Three young Palestine refugee girls showed off their talent and creativity in international chess games this month, earning top prizes internationally.