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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
10 December 2015
UNRWA schools in Gaza, the West Bank, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan brought together students, parents and teachers along with representatives from countries around the world to participate in activities to mark Human Rights Day
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The UNRWA School Parliaments: Good Practices Booklet is a compilation of good practices from UNRWA School Parliaments in all five fields of operations. The practices reflect how School Parliaments have been working to raise awareness and take action on human rights. The Booklet provides an...
Promoting Human Rights in the World’s Most Unstable Region
10 December 2014
Human Rights Day has a unique significance for over half a million children educated daily in hundreds of United Nations schools across the Middle East
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UNRWA students, teachers and parents join together to celebrate Human Rights Day
10 December 2014
A fluffy yellow die is thrown and a crowd of seventh-grade girls huddle around a giant Chutes and Ladders board, eager to see where the next move will take them. But instead of landing on a chute, or a ladder, the board piece lands on a white square that names a right – the right to freedom of expression. This prompts...
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UNRWA and NRC Launch Student Parliament Forum
29 May 2014
In collaboration with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) organized a ‘Student Parliament Forum’ on 22 May 2014 at UNESCO Palace in Beirut
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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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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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A Beautiful Day
28 April 2014
The smiles on hundreds of faces at Amman New Camp Elementary Girls’ School - of children, parents, officials, staff members and others from local community – could only mean one thing: Joy Day. School Head Teacher Safiyyeh Mitwalli explained: “South Amman Area every year organizes a Joy Day, which includes activities...
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The Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, and Tolerance (HRCRT) Teacher Toolkit is a user-friendly guide for teaching human rights. The Toolkit is for all UNRWA teachers from all grades and provides them with the tools they need to teach human rights in the classroom. These tools include a general...

UNRWA Celebrates Human Rights Day
10 December 2013
East Jerusalem Celebrated each year on 10 December, Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the adoption, in 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly. As a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) joins the...
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