Kuwait

The Kuwaiti Ambassador Mansour Ayyad SH A Alotaibi (right) hands a cheque in the amount of US$5 million to the Director of the UNRWA Representative Office in New York, Richard Wright (left) in respect of pledges made by Kuwait at the Fourth International Pledging Conference for Syria held in London on 4 February 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
28 October 2016
UNRWA is very pleased to announce a contribution of US$ 5 million received from the State of Kuwait in support of the Agency’s Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo
08 August 2016
The Kuwait Patients Helping Fund Society has contributed US$ 200,000 to UNRWA to help Palestine refugees in Lebanon living with non-communicable diseases manage their conditions
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Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouq, Adviser of the Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait, Board Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and United Nations Secretary-General Humanitarian (right) UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell (centre), and Ambassador of Kuwait to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Dr. Hamad Saleh Al-Duaij. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
19 April 2016
UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell received a high-ranking Kuwaiti delegation headed by Dr. Abdullah Matouq al-Matouq, the Adviser of Al-Diwan Al-Amiri of the State of Kuwait, the Board Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and the United Nations Secretary-General Humanitarian...
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Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza,  Bo Schack, opening the new Sa’d al-Abdallah al-Sabah building at the UNRWA Ibin Sina Elementary Boys School with the UNRWA Chief of the Education Programme, Faird Abu Athra, and UNRWA Chief Area Officer of Rafah, Dr. Yousef Mousa. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
01 March 2016
Through generous support from the Kuwaiti Development Fund through the Islamic Development Bank, UNRWA opened the new Sa’d al-Abduallah al-Sabah building in the UNRWA Ibin Sina Elementary Boys School in Rafah, southern Gaza
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08 September 2015
On 6 September, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl was received by the Deputy Emir and Crown Prince of Kuwait, H.H. Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. He expressed his strong gratitude for Kuwait's long-standing partnership with the Agency, its growing support and most particularly its generosity in...
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UNRWA Schools Open On Time Thanks to US$ 15 Million Kuwaiti Pledge
28 August 2015
A generous pledge of US$ 15 million from the Government of Kuwait will help enable UNRWA to open its schools on time for the 2015/16 school year
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13 June 2015
Kuwait has donated USD 15 million to UNRWA for its work with Palestine refugees across the Middle East. The donation was announced at a ceremony in Geneva on 11 June, with the funds being passed to UNRWA by His Excellency, Mr Mansour Al-Otaibi, the Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the UN at a...
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Kuwaiti Ambassador Hamad Al-Duaij and UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell in Amman. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
23 March 2015
The Government of Kuwait has today issued an annual contribution of US$ 2 million to the UNRWA General Fund. The generous contribution helps ensure UNRWA can continue to provide crucial health, education, relief and social services for Palestine refugees.
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Kuwait Gives US$ 15m for UNRWA Relief Efforts in Syria
10 April 2014
Palestine refugees caught up in the Syrian conflict have been provided with a much welcomed US$ 15 million contribution from the State of Kuwait through the auspices of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The generous donation from the Kuwaiti government will provide emergency relief for Palestine...
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24 March 2014
The Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Filippo Grandi, laid the cornerstone today for an innovative project to construct an environmentally friendly, zero-emission ‘green school’ in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza. The project has come about after intensive work by the Agency’s engineers in...
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