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Director of UNRWA Affairs in Syria Michael Kingsley-Nyinah (left) and Anis Nacrour, Acting Head of the EU Delegation to the Syrian Arab Republic. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Al-Ameen
11 March 2015
Representatives from the European Union (EU) and UNRWA met last week in Amman to discuss UNRWA support to Palestine refugees whose lives have been devastated by the brutal conflict in Syria. The event commemorated the partnership between the two organizations, which has helped UNRWA provide critical emergency relief...
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Photo Caption: UNRWA School, Husseinyeh, February 2015 Syria © 2014 UNRWA by Taghrid Mohammed
10 March 2015
‘Syria: Alienation and Violence, Impact of the Syria Crisis Report’ produced by the Syrian Centre for Policy Research (SCPR) with the support of UNDP and UNRWA, reveals the extent of dramatic setbacks in human and economic development as Syria has been ravaged by war. The average life expectancy for Syrians in 2014...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan
10 March 2015
On the fourth anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan, a message of continued empathy and solidarity took to the skies of Gaza. On, Monday 9 March 2015, over 1,000 Palestine refugee students from UNRWA schools in Gaza gathered to fly kites in commemoration of the disaster that killed thousands of...
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Sweden Consul General Ann-Sofie Nilsson (second from right) meets UNRWA school children in Shu’fat refugee camp on 9 March 2015 © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
09 March 2015
Sweden is to increase its annual contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to US $ 36 million. This represents an additional SEK 18 million (USD 2 million). This does not include Sweden’s contribution to the UNRWA emergency appeal, which amounts to SEK 40 million (US$ 4.8 million) this year...
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H. E. Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Credit: © European Union 2015 – European Parliament
07 March 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Brussels from 2 to 4 March to meet senior representatives of the European Union and the Belgian Government.
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