UNRWA and Partners Work to Support Students’ Psychosocial Well-being
07 August 2013
The ongoing Syrian conflict has had a marked impact on already-vulnerable groups, including children, young people and refugees. With the support of important partners including the European Union (EU), the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and others, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working...
UNRWA Announces Human Rights Poster Competition Winners
17 July 2013
Tenth-grade student Shuruk Saádi of Marka Third Preparatory School in Jordan received first prize in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) human rights poster competition, which sought to bring attention to the issue of equality and discrimination, and encourage students to be...
A new approach to health care
12 July 2013
An initiative to improve the quality of health care that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) provides to refugees has generated a level of enthusiasm uncommon for such procedural matters.
Ceremony for Mothers of Children with Disabilities
11 July 2013
After a four-day camp for children with disabilities, organized in Ramallah by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in partnership with local community-based rehabilitation centres (CBRCs), a ceremony was held to honour the mothers of those children.
The International Court of Justice Advisory Opinion on the Wall - Nine Years Later
10 July 2013
In 2013, 9 July is the ninth anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) Advisory Opinion on the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.