The European Union and UNRWA signed a financing agreement of €20 million towards UNRWA's General Fund in support of the Agency’s core programme activities in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan.
“It’s not easy living here. You never know what will happen tomorrow,” says N. Abu Dahuk, a community play worker at the Jahalin School in the Bedouin community of Khan al Ahmar, in the West Bank. The school is under imminent threat of demolition.
A TV advertisement commissioned by UNRWA to promote the "Goal for Peace" football match between the Palestine national team and Brussels has won the Gold Award for Special Events at the internationally renowned Promax BDA Awards, which recognise excellence in on-air...
UNRWA and the European Union marked on August 4, the end of ‘Play and Learn’ - a pilot project that has provided Palestine refugee children in Lebanon with creative and educational activities this summer.
The European Union has today announced a contribution of €2 million to support the largest ever youth initiative in Gaza - Summer Games – and to support UNRWA’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) - a crucial tool to modernise the Agency.
Today, Kristalina Georgieva, Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, received UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi.
The job creation programme (JCP) celebrated International Labour Day by organising a march for JCP’s beneficiaries in Nablus in the presence of Barbara Shenstone, director of UNRWA operations in the West Bank, and representatives from the local community.
With a generous donation of €1,000,000 the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) has allowed UNRWA to support some 2,300 Palestinian Iraqi refugees in Syria in coping with their prolonged and dire situation by helping cover the costs of housing.
I come before you as a representative of UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Middle East. As you know, UNRWA was established 60 years ago as a temporary agency to provide relief and support to refugees (approx 700,000 in number at...