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Participants at the 2016 Cisco Networking Academy Partners Summit in Berlin, Germany. Photo Courtesy of Cisco
16 December 2016
Building on the ongoing work and partnership with the Cisco Academy, which has been in effect since 2001, UNRWA participated in the Cisco Networking Academy Partners Summit, which was held in Berlin, Germany, from 14 to 18 November 2016
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
15 December 2016
As part of the international 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which ran from 25 November to 10 December, the UNRWA Child and Family Protection programme and the Community Mental Health Programme organized an event in Fawwar camp where participants released balloons with messages promoting...
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Signing agreement between the German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA, with Jonas Blume (left), Director of the KfW Office in Ramallah, and Marc Lassouaoui (right), Chief of the UNRWA Donor Relations Division. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
14 December 2016
Earlier today, the German Development Bank signed agreements with UNRWA totaling EUR 18 million from the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The contribution will support the return of 1,572 families to the newly reconstructed Nahr el-Bared Palestine refugee camp in northern Lebanon, as well as...
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12 December 2016
The Government of India has contributed US$ 1.25 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to support the Agency’s core programmes and services, including education, health care, and relief and social services. The contribution, which represents a 25 per cent...
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08 December 2016
UNRWA in the West Bank announced last week a donation of US$ 32 million provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development to address several infrastructure needs in UNRWA schools and health centres in the West Bank
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