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A teacher works with her students in an UNRWA school in Arroub camp, West Bank. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
05 October 2016
On World Teachers’ Day, UNRWA officially launched the final report on its Education Reform to celebrate the achievements of the Agency’s 19,000 teachers in transforming teaching and learning practices in its 692 schools
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One of the participants dances Diyiha, a traditional Palestinian dance, during a celebration organized by the UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme in Gaza on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
04 October 2016
To mark and celebrate the International Day of Older Persons, the UNRWA Relief and Social Services Programme in Gaza organized a ceremony to honour the elderly under the slogan of ‘take a stand against ageism’
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03 October 2016
Visit Palestine and UNRWA signed a contribution agreement that will see 5 per cent of sales profits from Visit Palestine’s gift shop in Bethlehem and 10 per cent of sales profits from Visit Palestine’s online gift shop donated to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s education programme
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© 2013 UNRWA Photo by Carol Alfarah
28 September 2016
The Kingdom of Belgium has contributed EUR 7 million to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s efforts to meet the education and shelter needs of Palestine refugees
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In this iconic photograph from the UNRWA Film and Photo Archive, a convoy of trucks carries refugees and their belongings from Gaza to Hebron in the West Bank. © 1949 UN Archives Photographer Unknown
22 September 2016
The Danish Representative Office in Ramallah, UNRWA and the Danish House in Palestine open a three-day exhibition featuring a selection of previously unpublished photos from the UNRWA Film and Photo Archive
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