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UNRWA Commissioner-General visits Brussels
17 October 2013
During his visit to Brussels from 14 to 16 October, UNRWA Commissioner General Filippo Grandi, met with, among others, EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy, European Parliament President Martin Schulz, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, as well as, Commissioner for International Cooperation,...
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Paying It Forward: The Journey of an UNRWA Teacher
09 October 2013
As a child, Amal Hasanein was always at the top of her class; at An-Najah National University, where she studied mathematics, she graduated with honours. Now, she is the first female principal of a boys’ school in the West Bank. But this isn’t a resting place for her. She’s never been interested in achievement for its...
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Engaging Teachers, Engaging Students
08 October 2013
So far, Zeinab Mahmoud Nimr’s career as an Arabic teacher at UNRWA schools in Lebanon has been more exciting than she bargained for. In the course of ten years, she has witnessed a major transition in the way the Agency teaches its nearly half a million Palestine refugee students, moving from simple memorization to...
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‘Fun Under the Sun’ Concludes with Children’s Trip to Qalqiliya Zoo
02 October 2013
“Today was a very memorable day for my community,” said one mother, with tears in her eyes. “Thank God for you, thank God for making my child’s dream come true.”
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Nahed al-Mughrabi collects her cash assistance in Jaramana
30 September 2013
Khaled Ali Suleiman, a 39-year-old Palestine refugee from Syria who came to the Jaramana camp in December 2012, intends to buy school supplies for his four children using cash assistance from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Nahed al-Mughrabi, who comes from the same Damascus neighbourhood,...
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