My Voice My School 2017. © UNRWA Photo
The My Voice-My School education project empowers Palestine refugee children by giving them a voice and an opportunity to communicate with their peers overseas
Roundtable engages Palestine Refugee Youth on Challenges and the Way Forward for Employment in Lebanon.  © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tarek el-Salhani
UNRWA and the European Union hosted a roundtable discussion on 13 December 2017 to examine issues related to the employment of Palestine refugees in Lebanon
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
The level of anxiety and tension has risen again in the Middle-East and all eyes are turned to Jerusalem. I stand here within the Old City of Jerusalem to assure you - the Palestine Refugees - that UNRWA is more determined than ever to protect your rights and meet your needs. Nothing is more important to me than fulfilling that mission. It is a mandate that reflects the will of the international community and was extended by the United Nations General Assembly a year ago. UNRWA continues to face a challenging financial situation for the remainder of this year. Our deficit is now 49 M Dollars...
The 6th Academic Fair provided information and assistance to around 1,000 Grade 12 students from different UNRWA secondary schools, to help them choose their future careers. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Wissam Zeid
UNRWA, European Union and the Lebanese Universities Union are working to increase the exposure of young Palestine refugees to career and networking opportunities and help them make sound decisions about their future
On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, we commemorate the resilience of more than 5 million Palestine refugees, many of whom have suffered multiple displacements since 1948 when more than 700,000 Palestine refugees were displaced as a result of the first Arabi-Israeli war. In June 1967, hostilities broke out between Israel and Egypt, Jordan and Syria. It is reported that over 300,000 people were rendered homeless, including some 120,000 Palestine refugees. Again, many left with only what they could carry on their back. They lost their homes, their land, their...