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Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner Commissioner-General, and  Geert Bourgeois, Minister-President of Flanders and Minister for Foreign Policy and Immovable Heritage. Photo: Courtesy of the Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs
16 June 2016
The Minister-President of Flanders and Minister for Foreign Policy and Immovable Heritage, Geert Bourgeois, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, signed a new multi-year agreement for 2016-2018
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Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner Commissioner-General, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Photo by Jennifer Jacquemart Courtesy of the European Union.
16 June 2016
During UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl’s visit to Brussels, Belgium, from 13 to 16 June 2016, the EU and UNRWA agreed to renew their Joint Declaration for the period from 2017 to 2020
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Beqaa Valley, Lebanon, where Palestine refugees displaced from Syria often live in same encampments as Syrian refugees. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Khair
15 June 2016
UNRWA is extending the provision of cash assistance towards basic needs, including housing, to eligible Palestine refugees displaced from Syria in Lebanon until the end of October 2016
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl meets with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Belgium Didier Reynders during his visit to Brussels on 14 June 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Frederick Swinnen
15 June 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Belgium to express appreciation for the strength and quality of the partnership between the Kingdom and the Agency
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Qabr Essit, Sayyed Zeinab, Syria, June 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Omar Sanadiki
14 June 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the parties responsible for two explosions in the vicinity of Qabr Essit Camp in the town of Sayyida Zeinab on 11 June 2016. One explosion claimed the lives of 14 civilians and injured over a hundred.
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