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Marka Basic Girls School, Amman, Jordan. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
05 October 2015
UNRWA has taken all six top awards at the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms Initiative this year in Jordan. The aim of the project is to connect schools in the Middle East with schools around the world, helping young people develop knowledge, skills and values to contribute responsibly both locally and globally
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© 2013 UNRWA Photo
05 October 2015
Education is essential to eliminating gender inequality, reducing poverty, creating a sustainable planet and fostering peace. In recognition of this, UNRWA will join the rest of the world on 5 October 2015 to celebrate World Teachers' Day, an annual UN celebration that recognizes and celebrates the contribution of...
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01 October 2015
In the context of the efforts to help addressing the plight of the refugees in the wider Middle East region, the European Union (EU) announced that it will support Palestine refugees with fresh funding totalling EUR 30 million. The money will support core UNRWA programmes, including education and health care. It comes...
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28 September 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General is in New York this week to attend the United Nations General Assembly. On Saturday, 26 September, he took part in a High-Level Ministerial meeting on the future financial stability of UNRWA. Participants in the meeting committed to do their utmost to preserve the Agency’s response capacity...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo
22 September 2015
The Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan Roger Davies and the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Alice Wells opened today the newly constructed American-funded school in Nuzha
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