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Signing agreement ceremony in Riyadh by UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and HE Dr. Abdullah al-Rabeeah, Adviser at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of KSRelief.© Courtesy of the King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief (KSRelief)
07 December 2016
The King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief (KSRelief) has contributed US$ 1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to help provide urgently needed food assistance to Palestine refugees in Syria. The contribution was detailed in the first...
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Mustafa Gharabli
01 December 2016
From 23 to 25 November, the Department of Education of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held a forum in Amman as part of its efforts to strengthen the implementation of the Agency’s Curriculum Framework. The UNRWA education programme developed the Curriculum...
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30 November 2016
On 24 November, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded a two-day visit to Ankara, during which he met with senior members of the Government of the Republic of Turkey, senior representatives from Turkish aid institutions and Turkish parliamentarians to raise awareness of the current challenges facing...
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Courtesy of the Netherlands Embassy to Jordan
29 November 2016
The Netherlands Embassy in Jordan announced on Monday, 28 November, a contribution of EUR 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of education services provided by the Agency to Palestine refugee children from Syria. This announcement comes as...
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SFD Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, H.E. Eng. Yousef al-Bassam (second from right) shakes hands with UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl after signing the agreements. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
28 November 2016
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development, has contributed US$ 67 million to UNRWA for projects to be implemented in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan. The three agreements were signed today by the SFD Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, H.E. Eng. Yousef al-Bassam, and UNRWA Commissioner-...
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