Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, speaks at the launch ceremony for the #DignityIsPriceless campaign. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Mahmud Al Haj
UNRWA, in collaboration with the Landmark Amman Hotel, launched the #DignityIsPriceless Global Campaign in Jordan, which aims to mobilize support to protect the dignity and human security of millions of vulnerable Palestine refugees
Today in 700 UNRWA schools across the Middle East, thousands of students flew and carried kites to send a message of hope, demanding that all the schools run by the Agency remain open, in spite of the financial crisis confronting UNRWA. More than 500,000 students took part in kite flying events in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank, where the Agency provides a daily education to 525,000 children. This ambitious initiative comes in advance of an Extraordinary Ministerial Conference in Rome on 15 March convened by Jordan, Sweden and Egypt to bridge UNRWA’s funding shortfall for 2018...
Imagine life in Gaza in 2018. Your children are sick and you can’t access lifesaving medicine. Mohammad Ali Abu Thohair , a Palestine refugee from Gaza, shares the story of his sons Qusai and Uday, and how UNRWA is giving them hope. After 11 years of a comprehensive land, sea and air blockade, Gaza is on the brink of a humanitarian disaster. #GazaOnTheBrink seeks to highlight the dire situation of Palestine refugees living in Gaza and the role that UNRWA plays to bring hope, dignity, and life-saving services to millions of people. To stand #ForPalestineRefugees join the #DignityIsPriceless...
© 2018 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
Today, hundreds of school children in Gaza gathered with UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, to launch the global fundraising campaign #DignityIsPriceless
His Holiness Pope Francis Received UNRWA Commissioner-General in a Private Audience Following Extraordinary Rome Conference Aimed at Addressing UNRWA’s Unprecedented Financial Crisis
The Vatican, Today, in Rome, His Holiness Pope Francis received UNRWA’s Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, in a private audience . The dialogue focused on the plight of Palestine refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. The Commissioner-General described the worrying lack of horizon, in particular for youth, and the need for the world to confirm that the rights of Palestine refugees and their future matter. The Holy Father, who has visited a refugee camp in Bethlehem, expressed deep respect for the work and commitment of UNRWA. Mr Krähenbühl presented a message from...