Features

Bo Schack, the Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, takes a selfie with young Palestinian start-up entrepreneurs at the Gaza Expotech Technology Week on 7 October. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
19 October 2015
Bo Schack, the Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, visited the Gaza Expotech Technology Week that took place from 5 to 8 October under the slogan, ‘Palestine is Smart’. The purpose of the conference was to raise awareness of the capacity of Information Technology to improve the daily lives of different community...
Features
Suheir al-Khaldi teaches Arabic at the UNRWA Preparatory A School in Nuseirat, central Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
13 October 2015
Suheir started her career as an Arabic teacher more than 20 years ago in the same UNRWA school where she had studied as a child. “My best memories are of the UNRWA teachers who, with the humble means available at the time, always encouraged and motivated us as refugees, and particularly girls, to continue our...
Features
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 October 2015
On 22 September, the Syria Field Office held a ceremony to honour 11 Palestine refugee students who had earned the highest marks in Syria’s national examinations earlier in the summer
Features
Approximately 50 young artists from Gaza attempted to paint the longest mural in Palestine at the UNRWA Gaza Field Office on 9 September 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
02 October 2015
Approximately 50 young talented artists from Gaza painted a 100-metre-long mural under the theme of ‘youth civic engagement’ on the northern wall of the UNRWA compound in Gaza City. The mural, which is painted on a canvas hung on the wall, attempts to break a new record as the longest mural in Palestine
Features
Samples of heating systems based on solar energy produced by students from the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre, August 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
23 September 2015
Four 16- to 18-year-old refugee students from the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre (GTC) have successfully developed three different samples of solar heating units that will soon provide affordable, safe and environmentally friendly heating solutions for internally displaced Palestinian (IDP) families still living in...
Features