|24 November 2009|
All Palestine refugee children registered with the Agency are eligible for nine to ten years of free primary education. We teach over half a million Palestine refugee children, using the host authorities’ curricula supplemented by enrichment materials.
|18 November 2009|
Almost 2 million registered refugees live in Jordan. All Palestine refugees in Jordan have full Jordanian citizenship with the exception of about 120,000 refugees originally from the Gaza Strip.
|Inauguration of Zarqa Girls School|
|16 November 2009|
Address by Filippo Grandi, UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General
|Inauguration of Deir Al-Qasi Preparatory School Address|
|12 November 2009|
Speech by Ms Karen Koning AbuZayd, UNRWA Commissioner-General.
|Imm Ahmed: Supported by the social safety net in Jordan |
|01 November 2009|
Meet Fatima, better known locally and at home as Imm Ahmed. She lives with her husband and children in Jerash camp, Jordan. Residents of the camp depend heavily on UNRWA services.
|West Bank education recovery plan launches|
|31 October 2009|
A donor launch for UNRWA’s education recovery plan took place at Shu’fat Girls School in Jerusalem on 31 October.
|29 October 2009|
In Syria, UNRWA is mandated to provide health, education, and relief and social services to more than 467,000 Palestine refugees living in nine official and three unofficial camps.
|Ambassador of Japan hosts scholarship recipients|
|27 October 2009|
The Japanese Ambassador to Lebanon, H.E. Mr. Koichi Kawakami, yesterday held a lunch for seven Palestinian students who graduated in Sciences and Business Administration thanks to scholarships from the government of Japan.
|UNRWA Students Make a Stand Against Poverty|
|19 October 2009|
This year 485,023 UNRWA school children in the West Bank, Gaza, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, stood up simultaneously and shouted "No to poverty" in protest of their own poverty and the poverty of others throughout the world.
|17 October 2009|
UNRWA operates one of the largest school systems in the Middle East, with nearly 700 schools, and has been the main provider of primary education to Palestine refugees for sixty years.