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US State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard (left) and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (centre) cut the new school ribbon during the inauguration ceremony. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
14 November 2016
The U.S. State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl inaugurated the newly constructed American-funded UNRWA school in Jabal Taj in Amman
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Damascus, Syria, 10 November 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
09 November 2016
Palestine refugee students in five schools in Syria, Gaza and Lebanon will be paired to explore and advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 ‘Quality education’ with their peers in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America through the ‘My Voice-My School’ project
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
03 November 2016
The United Arab Emirates announced a new US$ 15 million contribution to support the UNRWA education programme in the Gaza Strip
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Amal Elmaoued
02 November 2016
Following the successful launch in Gaza on 30 August 2016, UNRWA launched the Agency- wide Education Management Information System (EMIS) in Jordan and Lebanon on 20 October 2016
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
02 November 2016
On 20 October 2016, UNRWA joined with others across the globe in celebrating the first ‘World Values Day’
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The partnership between the EU and UNRWA has allowed millions of Palestine refugees to be better educated, live healthier lives, access employment opportunities and improve their living conditions, thus contributing to the development of the entire region.

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The UNRWA Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programme (TVET) aims to empower Palestine refugee youth by providing the skills and knowledge that they need to become independent adults.

UNRWA runs eight Vocational Training Centres (VTCs) in the UNRWA five Fields of operation...

Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, September 2016
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September marked the beginning of the new academic year. UNRWA schools opened for 44,597 students to attend regular classes, with services provided by 1,860 UNRWA teachers in 45 UNRWA schools and 56 schools managed by the Ministry of Education. Overall, the number of students enrolled in UNRWA...

UNRWA in Lebanon Celebrates Teachers and Students’ Achievements
19 October 2016
In partnership UNICEF, UNRWA organized an event following this year’s World Teachers’ Day theme, ‘Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status’ at the UNESCO palace in Beirut to recognize the tremendous efforts that teachers have made to help students to achieve their best potential
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UNRWA distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to 6,550 Palestine refugee students in the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK, a Japanese organization. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
17 October 2016
UNRWA has distributed ‘Dream Bags’ to dozens of Palestine refugee students across the Gaza Strip, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK- a Japanese organization
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