Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Paavo Väyrynen has granted 1.5 million Euros in financial support to the Gaza Summer Games 2010, a children's event organised by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.
Winners of the King Abdullah II Award for Physical Fitness were honoured on 26 May during a special ceremony held at Al Hussein Sports City. More than 453,000 students aged between nine and 16, including 10,200 from 30 UNRWA schools, took part in the royal imitative.
Hussein Deeb's life has been one of struggle both on and off the field, as the child of refugees who had to flee from their native Palestine. For Deeb, his whole life has been "on the run", even if it is only to score one of the many goals he is famous for.
Five hundred Palestinian refugee school children flooded the streets of Yarmouk Camp in Damascus on the morning of 18 April, running under the ‘VIVICITTA 2010’ banner of solidarity, integration, human rights, and environmental protection.
The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee continued its ambitious “Generation Amazing” initiative by partnering with UNRWA to renovate football facilities and launch football development community programmes for youngsters in Yarmouk Palestine refugee camp in Damascus, Syria.
"I cannot put into words the joy I'm feeling," declared Shaden, a 6th grader from Jordan's largest refugee camp, Baqa'a. Shaden was part of a group of 200 UNRWA schoolchildren in Jordan who starred in a concert by Dutch composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven on 17 April.