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The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Ján Kubiš and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, touring an UNRWA school in the Palestine refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Mahmoud
15 March 2019
The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Mr. Ján Kubiš and the Director of United Nations Relief and Works (UNRWA) Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, visited the Palestine refugee camp of Ein El Hilweh in southern Lebanon
Minister-President of Flanders, Geert Bourgeois (left) and Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl (right), shake hands after signing a three-year agreement on in Brussels in the value of EUR 479,000 to support core UNRWA services from 2019 to 2021. © 2019 Courtesy of the Government of Flanders
13 March 2019
Today in Brussels, the Minister-President of Flanders, Geert Bourgeois, and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, signed a three-year agreement (2019-2021) in the value of...
A Palestine refugee beneficiary from Gaza who received an UNRWA microenterprise credit loan for his repair shop.  January 1st 2016,© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Shareef SARHAN
10 March 2019
A partnership between UNRWA and OFID has financed a total of 101,484 loans valued at US$ 141.3 million as of December 2018
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08 March 2019
The Government of Japan has contributed an additional US$ 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). On 4 March, an agreement was jointly signed by the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and...
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07 March 2019
The government of Afghanistan has contributed $1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). H. E Abdul Rahim Sayed Jan, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Turkey handed his country’s donation to Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre...