Press Releases

07 October 2018
On 28 September, violence in Gaza led to the death of seven Palestinians including two children, one of whom was an UNRWA student. This latest death brings to 13 the total number of UNRWA students who have been killed since 30 March 2018 in the context of the so-called “...
© 2018 UNRWA Photo by Khalid Qannas
05 October 2018
Today, on World Teacher’s Day, the UNRWA Education Programme officially launches its new in-service Newly-Appointed Teachers (NAT) programme
Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) Managing Director H.E. Mr. Khalifa Bin Jassim Al-Kuwari addresses students at the UNRWA and Qatar: Joining Hands for Palestine Refugees event in Baqa’a, Jordan. © UNRWA 2018 Photo by: Mohammed Maghayda
03 October 2018
UNRWA organized a Back to School ceremony to celebrate support from the State of Qatar. The US$ 50 million contribution to the Agency’s education programme in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank
28 September 2018
On 27 September, the Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Sweden, Turkey, Japan and Germany, as well as the High Representative and Vice-President of the European Union, hosted a Ministerial Meeting in New York, with the aim of mobilising financial and political support for the...
A graduate poses for a photo with Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, and the Ambassador of European Union in Lebanon, Christina Lassen. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Jesse Thompson
17 September 2018
The European Union and UNRWA celebrate the university graduation of 86 recipients of scholarships from the European Union to attend universities in Lebanon