Press Releases

Abel Piqueras Candela, Rrepresentative of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, and the UNRWA team pose with a group of the Fair’s participants. Hoops Club, Beirut. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
16 December 2016
On 15 December 2016, UNRWA opened the fifth annual Academic Fair in Lebanon to support young Palestine refugees in their pursuit of future educational and professional opportunities
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
16 December 2016
On 7 December, on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, UNRWA organized an awareness-raising activity for Palestine refugee children with mental disabilities and their parents in Jericho, in the Jordan valley of the West Bank
Participants at the 2016 Cisco Networking Academy Partners Summit in Berlin, Germany. Photo Courtesy of Cisco
16 December 2016
Building on the ongoing work and partnership with the Cisco Academy, which has been in effect since 2001, UNRWA participated in the Cisco Networking Academy Partners Summit, which was held in Berlin, Germany, from 14 to 18 November 2016
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
15 December 2016
As part of the international 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which ran from 25 November to 10 December, the UNRWA Child and Family Protection programme and the Community Mental Health Programme organized an event in Fawwar camp where participants...
Signing agreement between the German Development Bank (KfW) and UNRWA, with Jonas Blume (left), Director of the KfW Office in Ramallah, and Marc Lassouaoui (right), Chief of the UNRWA Donor Relations Division. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
14 December 2016
Earlier today, the German Development Bank signed agreements with UNRWA totaling EUR 18 million from the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The contribution will support the return of 1,572 families to the newly reconstructed Nahr el-Bared Palestine...