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A Garden in Qalqilya
10 June 2014
What can a principal do to make every morning even better for her students? AmalHasanein, principal of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Qalqilya Boys Basic School No. 2, decided to start with something simple and powerful: a garden at the school, to welcome her students as they arrive.
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Commissioner-General on visit to Brussels
05 June 2014
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Brussels from 2 to 4 June and met with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Catherine Ashton, the European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, and the European...
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Slovenian Minister of Education Visits Am’ari
03 June 2014
West Bank The Minister of Education of the Republic of Slovenia, Jernej Pikalo, visited the West Bank Palestine Refugee camp of Am’ari on 24 May. Mr. Pikalo was accompanied by a delegation from the UN Relief and Works Agency, including Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank David Hutton. During a tour of...
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A Ray of Hope in Jerash
30 May 2014
Um Ali, 43, knows about hardship. The seven members of her family, Palestine refugees from Gaza, share a one-room shelter in Jordan’s Jerash camp.
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American Musician Brings Bluegrass to Bethlehem
27 May 2014
West Bank “I’ve come all the way from Tennessee to see you”, American musician Sierra Hull told the packed crowd at the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) girls’ school in Dheisheh camp on 21 May. “It’s always been my dream to visit Bethlehem and it is an honour for me to play for you here today”, she said, before she...
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