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UNRWA Welcomes Danish Minister to Gaza
21 November 2013
East Jerusalem On 20 November, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Filippo Grandi, welcomed Christian Friis Bach, Minister for Development Cooperation and acting Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark, on an official visit to the Gaza Strip. In...
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SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS PIERRE KRÄHENBÜHL OF SWITZERLAND COMMISSIONER-GENERAL OF UNRWA
21 November 2013
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, following consultations with the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
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Promoting Respect and Dignity through Sport
20 November 2013
On 20 November, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and Italian organization UISP Sport per Tutti held a ceremony, at the UNRWA Lebanon field office, to mark the conclusion of a project focusing on sport as a tool to convey values of respect
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UNRWA Construction Projects in Gaza “Ground to a Halt”  Outgoing Commissioner General warns of “further conflict” unless “human security” is addressed
19 November 2013
The outgoing Commissioner General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, has warned that 19 out of 20 UNRWA construction projects in Gaza have “ground to a halt”.
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12 November 2013
The Government of Turkey, through the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of the Prime Ministry of the Republic of Turkey (AFAD), will provide for almost 15 per cent of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) annual requirement of over 70,000 tons of flour in the Gaza Strip, enabling UNRWA to...
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