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09 December 2015
To mark International Anti-Corruption Day, UNRWA issued a new Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Policy, consolidating the Agency’s approach and commitment to preventing, detecting, deterring and effectively responding to fraud and corruption. In doing so, UNRWA joins a growing number of governments, businesses,...
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09 December 2015
The Government of the United Kingdom, through the Department for International Development (DFID), has contributed an additional GBP 20 million (US$ 30.3 million) to support UNRWA efforts to respond to the humanitarian needs of Palestine refugees in Syria and the surrounding region. This brings the total donation by...
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09 December 2015
The Kingdom of Belgium has made a generous contribution of EUR 1.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s efforts to respond to the emergency needs of Palestine refugees in Syria (PRS) through the provision of cash assistance to...
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08 December 2015
On 3 December, the UNRWA disability programme, a part of the Agency’s relief and social services programme, and the Disability Steering Committee organized an event to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in cooperation with the Palestinian Ministries of Education and Social Affairs, as...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Carolyn Canham
02 December 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Canberra from 30 November to 2 December to express deep appreciation for Australia’s support to the Agency and engage in high-level dialogue about the critical situation faced by Palestine refugees
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