Press Releases

Graduate Islam Issa is giving a welcome speech during the graduation ceremony of the Young Women Leaders Programme in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
07 September 2016
On 30 August the UNRWA Gender Initiative organized a graduation ceremony for 300 young female graduates who participated in three-month training under the Young Women Leaders Programme, which serves to promote equal opportunities for women in Gaza
A group photo of the participants at the closing ceremony of the advocacy campaign organized by the UNRWA Gender Initiative to mark International Youth Day celebrated on 12 August. © 2016 UNRWA by Heba Kureizem
06 September 2016
To mark International Youth Day, the UNRWA Gender Initiative, in cooperation with Future Home Association, organized an advocacy campaign in cooperation with 20 partnering Community-Based Organizations to raise awareness on recycling and increase resource efficiency with...
06 September 2016
The Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, and the Coordinator of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Office in Jordan, Mohammad Siddik Yildirim, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the donation of prosthetic devices to UNRWA in Jordan
The Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Ms. Melinda Young, speaks at the Education Management Information System (EMIS) launch at Al Zaitoun Preparatory Girls school in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
02 September 2016
With support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Government of France, UNRWA is launching the Education Management Information System to capture a range of timely information about students and teachers, reinforcing analysis and evidence-based...
02 September 2016
UNRWA disbursed US$2.7 million in assistance for reconstruction (US$ 2,290,904) and repair works (US$ 416,500) of houses completely destroyed or severely damaged during the 2014 conflict with Israel. 329 Palestine refugee families across the Gaza Strip are set to benefit...