education

UNRWA Holds Fourth School Parliament and Human Rights Activities in Irbid Camp
20 May 2014
Amman On 19 May, Deputy Director of UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Operations in Jordan Dorothee Klaus opened the Fourth School Parliament and Human Rights Activities at Yarmouk Hall in Irbid camp. In her remarks, Ms. Klaus said: “The Declaration of Human Rights carries a deep message of respect and dignity and...
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A Home for Education in Gaza
14 May 2014
A new school is exciting anywhere, but for young Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip, it means so much more: It’s a whole new home for their education. Ask the students of the Al Qarara preparatory boys’ school, a new addition to the 245 UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools in Gaza. Built thanks to a generous...
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Lego Kings Shine in the United States
14 May 2014
“Our team, ‘Lego King’, was dreaming only of participating in the US Robotic Competition and nothing more”,
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UNRWA Holds Open Day in Amman Training Centre
13 May 2014
Amman On the occasion of the end of 2013/14 school year, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) held an open day at its Amman Training Centre (ATC) under the patronage of Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan Roger Davies. The centre organizes an annual open day for its students, showcasing...
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UNRWA Students from Gaza Win Messages of Peace Poetry Contest
12 May 2014
Gaza Children growing up in the Gaza Strip face daily challenges to their ability to obtain an education and enjoy the basic human rights that all children throughout the world deserve. But these challenges do not deter the many students in UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools who study hard—day in and day out—...
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UNRWA Gaza Students Win Peace Poetry Contest
09 May 2014
Ruba Rafat Al-Qedra and Nour Al Hoda Rafat Mohamed El Shear, two ninth-grade UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) students from the Gaza Strip,
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09 May 2014
On 27 April, the Gulf Cooperation Council Gaza Reconstruction Fund (administered by the Islamic Development Bank) agreed to dedicate US$ 750,000 from the contribution of the Government of Qatar to fund an environment-friendly project in Gaza
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Global Action Week Update: A Commitment to Inclusive Education
08 May 2014
Beginning on 4 May, in honour of Global Action Week on Education for All, the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) once again joins national and regional educational programmes around the world in considering its progress towards the goals outlined in the Education for All agreement ratified by the worlds governments in...
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UNRWA Students Sweep Robotics Competition
07 May 2014
West Bank In the first Lego robotics competition held at Birzeit University’s Najad Za’ni Center for Excellence in Information Technology, on 15 April, the top three prizeswent to students of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Competing against 23 other schools from all over the West Bank...
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Beacons of Change in Askar Camp
05 May 2014
the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Askar Basic Boys School No. 1 won the first annual prize for tolerance
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