|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.
|Real Madrid “football academies” help Gaza children overcome conflict-related trauma|
|30 January 2013|
A little more than a year ago, Real Madrid Foundation teamed up with UNRWA to open several football academies in the coastal strip. The academies would become a valuable resource in helping Gaza children deal with post-conflict trauma.
|Girl from Gaza takes first prize in international maths competition|
|15 January 2013|
Gaza’s children affirmed their place at the forefront of creativity and innovation last week, as a 14-year-old girl from Jabalia refugee camp, northern Gaza, took first place in an international maths competition featuring the best young brains from all around the world.
|Germany donates an additional EUR 7 million for food aid to Gaza|
|08 January 2013|
The government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed an additional EUR 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in response to the Agency’s call for emergency food aid to Gaza’s poor. EUR 4 million are designated for UNRWA’s food aid programme, while the other EUR 3 million are earmarked for supplementary school meals in Gaza schools.
|Violence takes its toll on students in Syria|
|01 January 2013|
"I feel stressed and easily alarmed. I’m having trouble studying and understanding my lessons”, complained 15-year-old Alaa. She is one of the thousands of young students, including Palestine refugee children
|Germany donates additional EUR 3 million for Gaza schools|
|20 December 2012|
The Government of Germany through the German Development Bank (KfW) contributed this week EUR 3 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) during a signing ceremony in East Jerusalem. The funds will be used to construct two UNRWA schools in the Gaza Strip.
|After violence, Gaza children struggle with trauma|
|11 December 2012|
After the recent conflict, UNRWA staff in Gaza teamed up with local communities in an effort to clean up damaged schools and help children get back to normal life. But UNRWA’s school counsellors warn that the trauma of conflict is harder to erase.
|BMZ announces additional contribution of EUR 3.2 million to support UNRWA programmes in Gaza|
|09 December 2012|
Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Dirk Niebel announced yesterday an additional contribution of EUR 3 million for the construction of two United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools in the Gaza Strip, further demonstrating the strong partnership between the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the UN agency.
|Gaza schools, local volunteers welcome back students despite bombings damage|
|05 December 2012|
After the recent violence in Gaza, UNRWA staff and local communities sprang into action, determined to minimise disruption to local children's normal routine.
|UNRWA exhibits photos by young Palestine refugees, inaugurates new building at Amman training centre|
|05 December 2012|
Today UNRWA opened a photography exhibition by young Palestine refugees and inaugurated a new building in its training centre in Amman, Jordan.