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UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krähebühl (left) and EU Representative Ralph Tarraf (right) shake hands after signing the EU-UNRWA contribution agreement of EUR 82 million at UNRWA headquarters in East Jerusalem on 27 February 2019. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
27 February 2019
The European Union Representative, Ralph Tarraf, and Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl, signed the EU-UNRWA contribution agreement in support of the Agency's 2019 Programme Budget.
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, H.E. Mr. Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl pictured here at the signing ceremony. © UNRWA 2019 Photo
23 February 2019
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 23 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
Michael Amanya, a Ugandan national, is the new Director of UNRWA Affairs in Syria. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
17 February 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has appointed Mr. Amanya Michael Ebye, a Ugandan national, to the position of Director of UNRWA Affairs in the Syrian Arab Republic as of 15 February 2019.
UNRWA staff celebrate the end of the “Strengthening Psychological Support for Palestine Refugees in Lebanon” project funded by GIZ in Beirut, Lebanon. 2019 UNRWA Photo by Ali Shoura
14 February 2019
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and UNRWA held a ceremony at the UNRWA Haifa School in Beirut to mark the end of an eight month GIZ project entitled
14 February 2019
Jamalon.com, the largest online book retailer in the Middle East and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) launched an online partnership, the first of its kind for both partners, with the aim of supporting education for...