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Qatar supports UNRWA’s University Scholarship Programme
06 June 2014
In Brussels, the Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, accepted a contribution of US$ 100,000 from His Excellency Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Thani Al-Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and...
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UNRWA Arab Idol Serenades World Cup Audiences with Unprecedented ‘Fan-written’ Song
04 June 2014
Mohammed Assaf - Arab Idol winner, Palestine refugee and Regional Youth Ambassador for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has created World Cup history by creating the competition’s first ever ‘fan-written’ song. It was recorded in Dubai on 3 June.
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European Union Reaffirms Its Support for Palestine Refugees
04 June 2014
Brussels Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, and Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, signed today a joint declaration on EU support for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...
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Food Insecurity in Palestine Remains High
03 June 2014
Joint press release by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the World Food Programme (WFP) Food insecurity in Palestine remains at very high levels, with a third...
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UNRWA-EU Partnership at Yalla Palestina Event
30 May 2014
On 24 May 2014 thousands gathered in a festive, peaceful and sunny celebration of the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly. The event, organised by Association Belgo-Palestinienne (ABP) gathered 25 Belgian civil society organisations as well as the United...
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