Chief of UNRWA Donor Relations Division Mr. Marc Lassouaoui, UNRWA Director of Education Caroline Pontefract and H.E the French Ambassador to Jordan Mr. David Bertolotti pictured during the official signing ceremony of France’s contribution to UNRWA. © 2019 UNRWA photo by Dania Al-Batayneh.
UNRWA and the Republic of France have signed an agreement for a EUR 353,905 contribution to the Agency in support of Palestine refugees. This contribution will support the training and professional development of teachers
UNRWA launches the 11th Palestiniadi Games in Beirut, Lebanon. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Rabie Akel
UNRWA launched the 11th Palestiniadi (Palestinian Olympics) with the support of the European Union Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis
UNRWA teacher Amal Abu Harb photographed with her students. © 2019 Yaser Elian
Education is a basic human right for children around the world, from France/Switzerland to India, Canada to South Africa. And it’s one that has the power to change children’s lives, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed.
(From left) United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and President of the United Nations General Assembly  María Fernanda Espinosa address the 2019 UNRWA Pledging Conference at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 2019 UN Photo by Manuel Elias.
UNRWA received the outstanding support of the representatives of states and institutions at its annual international pledging conference held on 25 June in New York
United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake meets with UNRWA student parliamentarians in Gaza, oPt. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Rula A
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, conducted an official mission to the West Bank and Gaza, as part of her first visit to the Middle East. During the mission, Ms. Wickramanayake visited schools, vocational training centres, health centres and youth summer camps run by UNRWA. She also met with business owners supported by the UNRWA microfinance programme. Ms. Wickramanayake then visited with young UNRWA students who, she described as, “A testimony to the power of quality education even in the most complex situations.” “UNRWA students are amongst...