RCVI student Abdel Rahman performs one of the karate moves he learned during his training classes at al-Mashatal sports club in Gaza City. ©2015 UNRWA  Photo by Tamer Hamam
09 November 2015
In August 2015, for the first time the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for the Visually Impaired, in partnership with the al-Mashtal sports club in Gaza city, launched a pilot karate training for eight visually impaired students aimed at establishing the first Palestinian karate team that includes children with special...
Healthy bodies, healthy minds
23 May 2015
Almost 1,000 UNRWA schoolboys from 35 elementary schools participated in the annual UNRWA sport festival held in the Gaza Middle Area, displaying their talent and skills in sports such as karate, basketball and gymnastics. The schoolboys’ festival is one component of a larger project that targets both girls and boys.
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The director of UNRWA Lebanon and the acting representative of UNICEF Lebanon light the Palestiniadi torch marking the beginning of the event
28 April 2015
UNRWA, in partnership with UNICEF, has launched Palestiniadi, a three-day sports event for children and youth in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon. In its seventh year, Palestiniadi brings together more than 300 Palestine refugee children from Lebanon, Palestine refugees from Syria in Lebanon and...
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© UNRWA Photo 2015
10 April 2015
A community sports event held at Siblin Training Centre (South Campus) under the patronage of the Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Affairs Lebanon,
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Sports for Dignity
28 April 2014
UNRWA and UNICEF Lebanon Launch Palestiniadi Sports Programme for Children Beirut Palestiniadi, a sports programme for children and youth in Palestine refugee camps and gatherings in Lebanon, was launched today by the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in partnership with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Responding to...
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Promoting Respect and Dignity through Sport
20 November 2013
On 20 November, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and Italian organization UISP Sport per Tutti held a ceremony, at the UNRWA Lebanon field office, to mark the conclusion of a project focusing on sport as a tool to convey values of respect
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06 May 2009
FC Molenbeek Brussels - vs – Palestine National Football Team Edmond Machtens Stadium of Molenbeek-Brussels-Belgium
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