UNRWA celebrated International Women’s Day today by calling for an end to violence against women and girls, echoing the UN’s theme for the day: “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.”
12 March 2013 Amman, Jordan The Government of Japan has announced a new contribution of US$15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This latest donation will contribute to the delivery of humanitarian aid for Palestine refugees in Syria as well as to the...
EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle visited yesterday UNRWA’s Lebanon Field Office, where he met with beneficiaries of a shelter rehabilitation programme funded by the EU.
It has come to the attention of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) that late on 1 March 2013, two Palestinian men were hanged in public on Palestine Street in Yarmouk, a suburb in the south of Damascus city.