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26 April 2016
Through generous funding from UNICEF, UNRWA held today the closing ceremony for the 2014-15 ‘support to school parliaments in UNRWA Schools in Lebanon’ project in Saida. The initiative consisted of training, capacity building activities and provision of small grants to School Parliaments in 41 UNRWA schools...
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Director of UNRWA Operation Gaza, Mr. Bo Scahck  with Senior External Relations and Projects Officer Mr. Munir Manneh flying the flags of Palestine and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the opening ceremony of Jabalia elementary girls’ school (A&B)  funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD). Photo credit: ©UNRWA Gaza 2016. Photo by Tamer Hamam.
27 April 2016
With the support of the Saudi Fund for Development, UNRWA inaugurated the new building of Jabalia elementary girls school A&B in northern Gaza
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
22 April 2016
The Real Madrid Foundation and UNRWA continue with their project, ‘Social Sports Schools in the ocupied Palestinian territory (Gaza and West Bank)’
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl with Finland’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lenita Toivakka, during Mr. Krahenbuhl’s visit to Finland on Tuesday, 19 April, 2016. Photo courtesy of Pirkko-Liisa Kyöstilä
21 April 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded a visit to Finland on Tuesday after meeting with high-level officials and several senior parliamentarians to discuss the cooperation between UNRWA and Finland and to raise awareness over the situation of Palestine refugees in the Near East
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 Thirteen-year-old Yasmin al-Najjar (centre), a student in the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for the Visually Impaired (RCVI), distributes snacks among her classmates, celebrating her first-place prize in the UNRWA educational human rights competition in Gaza City. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
20 April 2016
Thirteen-year-old Yasmin Al-Najjar – a student in the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired (RCVI) in Gaza city – won the first prize in a voluntary educational human rights competition launched by UNRWA in all elementary schools in Gaza city
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