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The Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon, H.E. Matahiro Yamaguchi, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, announced the signature of an agreement for a US$ 3 million contribution from the Government of Japan to the UNRWA, Lebanon, in the presence of the Palestinian Ambassador in Lebanon, Ashraf Dabbour. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tarek el-Salhani
08 November 2017
The Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon, H.E. Matahiro Yamaguchi, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, announce the signature of an agreement for a US$ 3 million contribution from the Government of Japan
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo, after signing an agreement confirming a contribution of JPY 1.1 billion (approximately US$10.2 million) form the Government of Japan in support of UNRWA service to Palestine refugees. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
27 September 2017
The Government of Japan has contributed US$10.2 million to UNRWA for food assistance for Palestine refugees facing critical poverty in Gaza and the construction of a sewerage network in the Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in the West Bank
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Takeshi Okubo (right), at the signing ceremony on 24 February 2017 for Japan’s US$ 28.4 million contribution to UNRWA. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Isabel de la Cruz
24 February 2017
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 28.4 million to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s core programmes, emergency response efforts and priority projects
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abou Aloul
14 February 2017
UNRWA held a ceremony in Burj Barajneh refugee camp in Lebanon to recognize the generous in-kind donation of winter clothes, valued at nearly US$ 500,000, from Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., which owns the globally renowned UNIQLO clothing chain, to help some of the most...
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
29 February 2016
In the largest ever one-time contribution to UNRWA, Japan has contributed US$ 38.21 million to UNRWA to support Palestine refugees in Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon and Syria
From Gaza to Japan, a Message of Solidarity
12 March 2014
Gaza On the third anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan, a message of continued solidarity and strength was carried there on the wind from the Gaza Strip. One thousand Palestine refugee students from UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools in Gaza...
Support from Japan for Palestine Refugees
11 November 2013
At a ceremony at the Representative Office of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, in Ramallah, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the Government of Japan celebrated an important occasion, as Filippo Grandi,...
UNRWA and Japan Celebrate Partnership
08 October 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is grateful to the Government of Japan for a generous contribution of US$ 5 million to help the Agency continue responding to the emergency caused by the ongoing conflict in Syria.
UNRWA and Japan Complete Rehousing Project in Gaza
09 September 2013
In Khan Younis, Makoto Honda, Deputy Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, and Robert Turner, Director of Operations in Gaza for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), inaugurated 226 new shelters, built for over 1,200 Palestine refugees whose...
22 May 2013
A celebration was held yesterday to highlight the achievements of UNRWA’s Japanese-funded University Scholarship Programme for Palestine refugee students.