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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafary
09 February 2016
UNRWA and the Islamic Development Bank inaugurated the UNRWA Qalqilya Basic Girls’ School in Qalqilya, located in the northern West Bank
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit to Denmark on Friday, 5 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
08 February 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit to Copenhagen on Friday, 5 February 2016, to discuss the cooperation between UNRWA and Denmark, raise awareness about the critical situation of Palestine refugees and shed light on the Agency’s priorities in its five fields of operations
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UNRWA engages with young people on ways in which they can play an active role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, together with UNICEF, UNFPA and the International Trade Centre (ITC), as part of the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York on 1 and 2 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Johanna Zoellner
05 February 2016
At the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York this week, Hashem Abushama, a 21-year-old Palestine refugee student, was invited to share his experiences growing up in Arroub refugee camp near Hebron in the West Bank during a breakout session on ‘Key Regional Priorities for Youth Development in the Middle East...
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
04 February 2016
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development, has donated US$ 59 million to UNRWA for projects to be implemented in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan
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Members of the delegation from the Qatar Development Fund engage with UNRWA students during their visit to the UNRWA al-Fakhoora school in North Gaza on 2 February. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam.
03 February 2016
Following a generous donation of approximately US$ 4.6 million by the Qatar-based Al Fakhoora, a programme of Education Above All Foundation, to UNRWA to undertake maintenance and repair activities across 43 UNRWA schools in Gaza, a delegation from the Qatar Development Fund paid a visit to the UNRWA Al Fakhoora...
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