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UNRWA Announces Human Rights Poster Competition Winners
17 July 2013
Tenth-grade student Shuruk Saádi of Marka Third Preparatory School in Jordan received first prize in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) human rights poster competition, which sought to bring attention to the issue of equality and discrimination, and encourage students to be...
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17 July 2013
Tenth-grade student Shuruk Saádi of Marka Third Preparatory School in Jordan received first prize in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) human rights poster competition,
12 June 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has launched a teacher toolkit for Human Rights, Conflict Resolution and Tolerance (HRCRT) education in Amman this week.
Press Releases
06 June 2013
Instead of visiting classrooms and listening to lectures, parents and students were treated to music, dance and other forms of creative expression that conveyed stories of injustice and trauma.
Features
30 April 2013
The Lebanese Academy for Fine Arts (l’Alba) hosted on April 30, 2013 the screening of the documentary “Someone like Me…” produced within the framework of the “Dignity for All” campaign, launched in 2010 by UNRWA with the support of the European Commission – Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office (ECHO). The...
Features
14 February 2013
Speaking at a conference in Japan, Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi has urged East Asian countries to support UNRWA, and raised concerns about the situation of the Palestine refugees served by the Agency.
Official Statements
10 December 2012
On Human Rights Day 2012, we draw attention to the Universal Declaration of Human rights signed on December 10th 1948 – and how it relates to Palestine refugees.
Features
31 January 2012
“It’s my right to have a decent and healthy house. It is my right to live in dignity.” Ten year-old Aya reads these words in her human rights textbooks as she prepares for exams.
Features
30 January 2012
10 December was International Human Rights Day, the day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. To mark the day, OHCHR (oPT) and UNRWA are putting the spotlight on human rights stories and rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory.
Features
19 January 2012
“Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person,” states the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, for Palestinians living near radical illegal Israeli settlements, there is no security or protection from attacks.
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