Youngwoo Kim, Country Director of the KOICA Palestine Office, and Matthias Burchard, Acting Director of the Department of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, signed an agreement on 26 February confirming Korea’s contribution of US$ 447,996 to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s technical and vocational education and training programme in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Leslie Yun
26 February 2016
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed an agreement with UNRWA earlier today, pledging US$ 447,996 in support of the UNRWA technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programme in the Gaza Strip
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23 February 2016
Sweden has announced an increase in its annual contribution to the UNRWA Programme Budget to US$ 40.6 million. This 15 per cent increase follows the past years growth in Sweden’s support for the Agency, highlighting its status as a consistent and valued partner in aiding Palestine refugees
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Civilians receiving food assistance, Yalda, 14 February. © 2016 UNRWA
19 February 2016
The United States is contributing US$ 47.7 million to UNRWA in response to the Agency’s 2016 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit to Denmark on Friday, 5 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
08 February 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit to Copenhagen on Friday, 5 February 2016, to discuss the cooperation between UNRWA and Denmark, raise awareness about the critical situation of Palestine refugees and shed light on the Agency’s priorities in its five fields of operations
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04 February 2016
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the Saudi Fund for Development, has donated US$ 59 million to UNRWA for projects to be implemented in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan
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Khan Dunoun, Syria. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
01 February 2016
The Government of Italy has donated EUR 1 million (US$ 1.09 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to support Palestine refugees in Syria, as they continue to cope with the worst humanitarian crisis in decades. As part of the assistance provided in response to the crisis in Yarmouk in April...
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“Part of the EUR 2.45 million contribution from Belgium will go towards supporting the Agency’s mobile mental health programme, which targets vulnerable Bedouin communities in the West Bank. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh”
11 January 2016
The Kingdom of Belgium has made a generous contribution of EUR 2.45 million to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s services for Palestine refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory
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08 January 2016
With a generous contribution of EUR 250,000 (US$ 272,500) by the Italian Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Palestine refugees, through UNRWA and the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Gaza, will benefit from outreach activities on safety...
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06 January 2016
The UNRWA Nuzha Preparatory Girls School in Jordan celebrated Human Rights Day on 10 December with several fun activities to highlight this year’s theme of diversity
18 December 2015
The Italian government has made a generous contribution of EUR 2.18 million (US$ 2,390,351) to provide food assistance to the most vulnerable Palestine refugees in Gaza through UNRWA
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