Press Releases

Youngwoo Kim, Country Director of the KOICA Palestine Office, and Matthias Burchard, Acting Director of the Department of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, signed an agreement on 26 February confirming Korea’s contribution of US$ 447,996 to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s technical and vocational education and training programme in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Leslie Yun
26 February 2016
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed an agreement with UNRWA earlier today, pledging US$ 447,996 in support of the UNRWA technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programme in the Gaza Strip
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
26 February 2016
In January 2016 UNRWA introduced adjustments to its hospitalisation policy in Lebanon to achieve greater sustainability in the Agency’s support for the Palestine refugees
23 February 2016
Sweden has announced an increase in its annual contribution to the UNRWA Programme Budget to US$ 40.6 million. This 15 per cent increase follows the past years growth in Sweden’s support for the Agency, highlighting its status as a consistent and valued partner in aiding...
Moaaz Abu Daher, a Palestine refugee student at an UNRWA school in Gaza. Moaaz believes his disability will never hinder him in completing his studies. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ibrahim Yaghi
23 February 2016
The UNRWA Inclusive Education Policy reaffirms the Agency’s commitment to the realization of the universal right of all children to an education. Inclusive education is an important pillar of the UNRWA Education Programme in Gaza and is closely linked to its Disability...
Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, Bo Schack, during one of his outreach meetings with the local community in Rafah, southern Gaza.  © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Mohammed Al Hinawi
22 February 2016
On 14 February, Mr. Bo Schack, Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, accepted an invitation from the United Cultural & Social Society in Rafah area, southern Gaza to meet with representatives from civil society organizations, university professors, community activists,...