Gaza

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10 December 2015
The annual 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign, led by UN Women, continued during the reporting week.
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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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04 December 2015
25 November marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and the beginning of the annual 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign, led by UN Women. The campaign calls upon activists, governments and United Nations partners to mobilize people and highlight issues...
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A group of women practice yoga at the gym in the Rawafed Association in Deir El-Balah, central Gaza. The sports facilities are funded by the UNRWA Gender Initiative. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
03 December 2015
Every week in the calm, early Saturday morning hours, a group of women gather in front of the Rawafed Association in Deir El-Balah, central Gaza, preparing themselves for their weekly ‘power walking’ session
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26 November 2015
On a field visit to the Gaza Strip, 26 Advisory Commission (AdCom) members and other donor representatives witnessed firsthand the challenges currently faced by Palestine refugees in Gaza, now just over one year after the 2014 conflict
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Gaza situation report 119
20 November 2015
On 16 November an AdCom special session was held on Gaza 2020, including a panel discussion involving the Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Mr. Bo Schack, the Water Sector Advisor at the Office of the Quartet, Mr. Fuad Bateh, the Director of Women Affairs Centre in Gaza, Amal Siyam as well as the Director of “...
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During their visit to the Gaza Strip on 18 and 19 November, the delegation of the UNRWA Advisory Commission also visited the UNRWA Zeitoun Preparatory Girls “B” School in Gaza city where they engaged with students to learn about their hopes and dreams, and the challenges they face in their everyday life in Gaza. ©2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
20 November 2015
Resilience of Palestine refugees evident, even as coastal enclave remains at risk of being “unliveable” by 2020
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17 November 2015
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13 November 2015
3 _ 10 November | Issue 118 Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of UNRWA, addressed the General Assembly Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization Committee) on 9 November in New York. The Commissioner-General presented his second annual report of UNRWA operations, and conveyed the deep sense of...
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05 November 2015
27 October – 3 November | Issue 117 Furthering the already strong relationship between Palestine and Japan, the Government of Japan invited three UNRWA preparatory students from Gaza to visit Japan from 29 October to 8 November. Their programme included a visit to the Kamaishi kite flying site and activities with...
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