The Danish Representative Office in Ramallah, UNRWA and the Danish House in Palestine open a three-day exhibition featuring a selection of previously unpublished photos from the UNRWA Film and Photo Archive
“The world needs to care because the situation of Palestine refugees has never been as critical since 1948 and 1967, because the lack of political horizon and personal opportunities is draining them of their hope, creativity and resolve,” says UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
An UNRWA education is more than a school, bigger than a book. The impact of our education programme goes beyond the classroom, ensuring that children can learn within a safe and accessible environment and pursue their dreams for the future. All of this is made possible with the support of generous donors like the European Union, who help ensure that UNRWA is able to go beyond the front lines in delivering education to Palestine refugees.
“I stand before you with an urgent and simple message: the necessity to keep alive hope and dignity for Palestine Refugees,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the assembled delegates at the 146th session of the Arab League’s Council of Ministries of Foreign Affairs
The hostilities in the summer of 2014 led to unparalleled human loss and destruction of infrastructure. At the peak of the conflict, 500,000 persons were displaced. Today, over 65,000 families – 70 per cent of them Palestine refugees – remain displaced, many living in unbearable circumstances