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30 June 2011
Keeping their feet firmly on the ground, Gaza’s children stormed into the Guinness Book of World Records for the third year straight today, as they broke the record for the world’s biggest parachute game.
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23 June 2011
Fifteen-year-old Nahil and her friends laugh loudly as they play with a beachball in the shallow water. Despite living in Deir el-Balah, on Gaza’s coast, Nahil has never been to the beach before.
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23 June 2011
The first festival on integrating music integration in the first grade curriculum was organised yesterday in Askar Basic School for Girls, in the north of the West Bank.
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11 April 2011
French football star Lilian Thuram today visited the occupied Palestinian territory in support of the education programme funded by France through UNRWA.
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11 March 2011
Children at two UNRWA schools in the northern West Bank have organised special activities as part of the Agency’s "safe schools" initiative.
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23 December 2010
Two years after “Operation Cast Lead” and Gaza’s residents, more than half of whom are under 18, are still feeling the effects of that devastating conflict. UNRWA has continued to educate more than 200,000 children and provide them with vital psycho-social support and recreational activities.
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22 December 2010
UNRWA marked the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the launch of school parliament elections throughout the West Bank.
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08 December 2010
The image of thousands of Palestine refugee children flying kites in a record-breaking effort has provided the inspiration for a song; ‘Luces Errantes (Stray Lights)’, by Spanish musician Ismael Serrano, which is raising money for refugee children in Gaza.
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06 December 2010
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel today concluded an agreement with UNRWA that will give unique learning opportunities to hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children across the Middle East.
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09 November 2010
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Filippo Grandi, has presented UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, with two Guinness Book of World Record certificates, won by the children of Gaza.
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