Press Releases

The Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, Director General of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programme in Lebanon, Ms. Salam Younes, EU representative, Mr. Rein Nieland, representative of the Palestinian Ambassador to Lebanon, Mr. Maher Meshayel distributing diplomas at the end of the ceremony to the graduates of the class of 2018 at the Siblin Training Centre. ©2018 Photo for UNRWA
12 July 2018
UNRWA Siblin Training Centre held a graduation ceremony for the 2017-2018 academic year for some 376 students in over 19 specializations
Students showcase their projects and achievements in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) during the open day UNRWA organized, with support from the European Union, in Siblin Training Centre, Saida, southern of Lebanon.  © 2018 Photo by Ahmad Mahmoud.
06 July 2018
With support from the European Union, UNRWA organized an open day in Siblin Training Centre, in Saida, Southern Lebanon, to showcase the achievements of youth participating in the UNRWA Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programme (TVET)
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Yarmouk today, the first senior UN official in years to access the camp. © 2018 UNRWA Photo
03 July 2018
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Yarmouk camp, which remains an enduring symbol of the Palestine Refugee diaspora, and of the extreme human costs of the devastating conflict in the country
Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Pernille Dahler Kardel, and UNRWA Director in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, meeting women in Rashidieh Palestine Refugee Camp, Southern Lebanon, ©2018 UNRWA Photo by Abeer Nouf
03 July 2018
Today, the Acting United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Pernille Dahler Kardel and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, visited the Palestine refugee camp of Rashidieh in southern Lebanon.
 © WHO 2018 Photo by Mahmoud Daher
02 July 2018
The Big Heart Foundation made a US$100,000 contribution to UNRWA in support of the recently launched call for funds, 'A lifeline for Gaza: sustaining urgent health services for Palestine refugees'