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UNRWA students are assessed as part of the Monitoring of Learning Achievement (MLA) exercise. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
23 May 2016
Approximately 65,000 students participated in Arabic and math assessments carried out in May across schools from all five fields of operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
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UNRWA School in Husseinieh, February 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
22 May 2016
UNRWA showcases its innovative ‘Education in Emergencies’ response
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Giorgia Alvino
20 May 2016
UNRWA Deputy Director of Education Nilse Ryman participated in a panel discussion at the EDUCATION NOW! Conference, sponsored by the European Parliament's Socialists and Democrats Group and focused on the importance of access to education in humanitarian crises and on the need to increase the proportion of...
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl with the Director-General of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Giampaolo Cantini, and the Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Laura Frigenti. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Giorgia Alvino
18 May 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded Tuesday a two-day mission to Italy, where he met with senior government officials, parliamentarians, representatives from non-governmental organizations and local media to raise awareness about the work of UNRWA and the current situation facing Palestine refugees
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UNRWA Education in Emergencies Strategy Consultation Workshop in Amman, Jordan. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Eleonore Jones.
16 May 2016
Technical education experts from UNRWA came together last week in Amman to discuss the development of the Agency’s Education in Emergencies strategy
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