12 December 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has concluded a three-day visit to the United Kingdom, the Agency’s fourth largest donor, during which he met with the Secretary of State for International Development, Rt. Hon. Justine Greening; the Minister of State for International Development, Rt. Hon. Desmond Swayne;...
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Mr Sufian Abu Zayda, Representative of the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) in Gaza, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed al Nahyan City in Khan Younis organised by UNRWA on 6 December 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
09 December 2015
UNRWA inaugurated Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan City in Khan Younis, as well as four new schools in Gaza. The housing project was funded through a generous contribution of US$19.7 million from the United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC)
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09 December 2015
The Kingdom of Belgium has made a generous contribution of EUR 1.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s efforts to respond to the emergency needs of Palestine refugees in Syria (PRS) through the provision of cash assistance to...
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Carolyn Canham
02 December 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Canberra from 30 November to 2 December to express deep appreciation for Australia’s support to the Agency and engage in high-level dialogue about the critical situation faced by Palestine refugees
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During their cultural exchange in Japan, UNRWA students Mohammed Abu Hadrous, Rawan Safi, Ghaida Abu Khatla, and their School Principal Rawia Hillis met with Japanese children from the Toyo Eiwa/Jogakuin high school. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
23 November 2015
Three UNRWA preparatory students from Gaza visited Japan from 29 October to 8 November. The students, who study in UNRWA schools inside a Japanese-funded housing project in Khan Younis, exchanged information about UNRWA schools, the curriculum and teaching methods with the Japanese students. “It was a great...
Homs, May 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
09 November 2015
The European Commission rapidly responded to the urgent needs of vulnerable Palestine refugees in Syria with an additional EUR 2.5 million (US$ 2.7 million) contribution in October 2015. This brings the European Commission's humanitarian aid to UNRWA in 2015 to EUR 5 million (US$ 5.6 million)
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04 November 2015
In Tokyo today, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl was received by H.E. Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan. This meeting, a first in the Agency's history, was an opportunity to express profound gratitude for Japan's long-standing and generous support to Palestine refugees and to the Agency's human...
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