UNRWA in Lebanon Celebrates Teachers and Students’ Achievements
19 October 2016
In partnership UNICEF, UNRWA organized an event following this year’s World Teachers’ Day theme, ‘Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status’ at the UNESCO palace in Beirut to recognize the tremendous efforts that teachers have made to help students to achieve their best potential
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Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, and Mr. Farid Abu Athra, Chief of UNRWA's Education Programme in Gaza, honour one of the school principals for his 40 years of service. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
22 September 2016
As a sign of appreciation for their years of service, UNRWA honoured eight education staff members (six teachers, a deputy school principal and a school principal) as they will complete 40 years of service with UNRWA in 2016. The celebration was held at the UNRWA Education Programme office in presence of Mr. Bo Schack...
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UNRWA Damascus Training Centre collective shelter, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
29 August 2016
As the war continues for the sixth year in Syria, front-line humanitarian workers risk their own lives to save others and alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable
A group photo of the UNRWA staff who participated in the Leadership Initiative Programme holding their certificates at the graduation ceremony. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
10 August 2016
UNRWA celebrated the graduation ceremony of the Leadership Initiative Programme (LIP) 2015/2016 on 26 July. The LIP involved 57 senior area and international staff members from various UNRWA Departments and Programmes. The Programme ran from March 2015 to July 2016
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Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, hands an honourary shield to Professor Abdel Khaliq El-Farra, President of Al-Azhar University, during the Family Medicine graduation ceremony at Al-Azhar University in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
05 August 2016
In cooperation with Al-Azhar University, UNRWA Health Programme in Gaza organized a graduation ceremony for the graduates of the Family Medicine Diploma Programme, generously funded by Al-Walid Bin Talal Foundation
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18 July 2016
In the early evening of 17 July, Yaser Mahmoud Shuaeeb, a driver for UNRWA in Aleppo, was struck by shrapnel fragments in his back as he was getting off a bus on Nile Street on his way home
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Khitam Ibrahim during her work as a midwife, providing health services to a patient in an UNRWA Health Centre in northern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
25 May 2016
Khitam Ibrahim, a 46-year old Palestine refugee, has worked for the past 13 years as a midwife in an UNRWA Health Centre (Al-Saftawi) in northern Gaza. Khitam supports her husband and five children. “I love my work and I am proud of it because I feel I am a productive person serving my community
A group of UNRWA social workers send messages on the main principles of social work during the celebration of International Social Work Day on 15 March 2016 at the Gaza Training Centre. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
01 April 2016
Under the international theme, ‘Societies Thrive When the Dignity and Rights of All People Are Respected’, and in recognition of the importance of social workers in serving Palestine refugee families in Gaza, the UNRWA relief and social services programme organized a celebration on the occasion of International Social...
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UNRWA staff participate in practical simulations during the EiE Safety and Security training. Amman, Jordan. 19 November. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Niels Bolt
16 December 2015
Over a two-week period, UNRWA staff from Jordan, Lebanon and Syria participated in an Education in Emergencies (EiE) Safety and Security training course. Through the training, UNRWA staff gained the skills they need to better ensure the safety of schools and children in emergency situations. The training is part of...