Palestine Refugees

© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
30 October 2015
Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority Takeshi Okubo and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed an agreement earlier today for a JPY 630 million (US$ 5.73 million) contribution from Japan to support the Agency’s food assistance programme for...
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12 October 2015
Twenty-two UN member states are planning to pledge US$ 100 million to support next year’s budget of UNRWA, while several more indicated their contributions would be forthcoming or are pending approval by the respective national parliaments
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© 2013 UNRWA Photo
05 October 2015
Education is essential to eliminating gender inequality, reducing poverty, creating a sustainable planet and fostering peace. In recognition of this, UNRWA will join the rest of the world on 5 October 2015 to celebrate World Teachers' Day, an annual UN celebration that recognizes and celebrates the contribution of...
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2015 UNRWA photo
26 July 2015
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, is holding an extraordinary session of its Advisory Commission today, to discuss the Agency’s most severe financial crisis ever. The Commission will review the growing risk that UNRWA may have to delay the start of the academic year in some 700 schools for half a...
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Commissioner-General’s First Visit to China
09 July 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl carried out an official trip to Beijing this week in order to build stronger relations between the Agency and the People’s Republic of China.
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26 June 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl made his first official visit to Russia this week in order to foster stronger strategic ties on behalf of the Agency.
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