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26 December 2013
In July 2013, UNRWA became an associated partner of the Phoenix Intercultural Exchange for Internationalization network. The project, funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the Spanish University of Almeria, aims to create a mobility based network between 3 Palestinian, 2 Lebanese, 1 Syrian and 2...
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UNRWA Launches 2014 Syria Response Plan
17 December 2013
The war in Syria is devastating the lives of over half a million Palestine refugees who have been living in exile for six decades. The UNRWA Syria Regional Crisis Response Plan for 2014, published today, sets out the Agency’s interventions to strengthen the resilience of Palestine refugees, and to help them weather...
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Germany Supports PRS in Lebanon
16 December 2013
East Jerusalem The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) signed today another Agreement with KfW, the German Development Bank, for a contribution of EUR 5.7 million (US$ 7.8 million) to contribute to the Agency´s support to Palestine refugees that fled from Syria (PRS) to Lebanon. The...
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UNRWA Celebrates Human Rights Day
10 December 2013
East Jerusalem Celebrated each year on 10 December, Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption, in 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly. As a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) joins the...
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06 December 2013
Damascus Following the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, observed on 25 November, Michael Kingsley-Nyinah, Director of Affairs in Syria for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), opened a family support office to serve Palestine refugees in Damascus. Located within the UNRWA...
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