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© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
20 January 2017
On 20 January 2017, UNRWA hosted a ceremony at the Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture in Beirut to honour 112 young Palestine refugee graduates and awardees of university scholarships funded by the European Union in Lebanon
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 Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank Scott Anderson meets with Brother Peter Bray, Vice-Chancellor of Bethlehem University, and Negib K. Nasser, an engineer with the University, to discuss the implementation of the Saudi-funded ‘Developing, Furnishing and Equipping the Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism’ project at Bethlehem University. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Nanna Hansen
19 January 2017
UNRWA will implement the ‘Developing, Furnishing and Equipping the Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism’ project t at Bethlehem University through a US$ 10 million donation generously provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (centre) launches the 2017 UNRWA emergency appeals for the oPt and the Syria regional crisis, Palais des Nations, Geneva. 9 January 2017. UN Photo by Violaine Martin
09 January 2017
UNRWA launched today two international appeals totaling US$ 813 million to fund the emergency response to the crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and to meet the critical humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria, including those displaced into...
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05 January 2017
The contribution will allow UNRWA to provide a decent standard of living and ensure universal access to basic education for Palestine refugees in Gaza
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16 December 2016
The European Union has contributed an additional EUR 20 million in support UNRWA core programmes, including education, health, and relief and social services
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