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25 January 2012
The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton, and the Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, signed today at UNRWA’s Gaza Training Centre a €55.4 million financing agreement towards the Agency’s General Fund.
24 January 2012
A memorandum of understanding was signed today in Burj Barajneh Palestine refugee camp between the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and Lebanon’s Ministry of Social Affairs.
15 January 2012
Through the eyes of a young Lebanese man, a new UNRWA documentary offers a rare glimpse of life inside a Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon.
23 December 2011
Hundreds of UNRWA students gathered last week at a school in Nablus to participate in a closing celebration of “EU-UNRWA Days”, a programme that exposed Palestine refugee students to European culture and history.
19 December 2011
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the European Union have distributed scholarships to 75 Palestinian students this year, thanks to a generous contribution by the European Union of approximately €1.4 million.
12 December 2011
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the Delegation of the European Union inaugurated today Palestine Martyrs elementary and preparatory boys’ school in Saida.
28 November 2011
More than 270 UNRWA students took part to the ninth BLOM Beirut Marathon in the Lebanese capital on Sunday 27 November.
20 October 2011
Since 2007, a global food crisis has put millions of people in the world’s poorest countries at risk of hunger and malnutrition. In the occupied Palestinian territory, the poorest of the poor have been badly affected. Soaring unemployment rates and a sharp rise in the cost...
13 October 2011
During a visit to Brussels, UNRWA’s Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi met with various senior officials, among them the EC Commissioner for Development, H.E. Mr Andris Piebalgs, and addressed a joint meeting of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs, Development and...
29 September 2011
EU Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst in Lebanon and UNRWA Commissioner-Genera Filippo Grandi this morning signed a EUR €12 million agreement to strengthen UNRWA's work in Palestine refugee camps in Lebanon.