Press Releases

Young-sam Choi, the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Korea in Palestine, and Francoise Vanni, the Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, sign an agreement on 11 May 2017 outlining the Republic of Korea’s US$ 450,000 contribution to UNRWA to develop and promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
12 May 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$ 450,000 to UNRWA to help provide a better and safer life for Palestine refugee girls in the Gaza Strip
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tala Zeitawi
09 May 2017
The Russian Federation has contributed US$ 2 million to UNRWA in support of its core programmes and services, including education for over 500,000 children, quality primary health care for over 3.5 million patients and assistance for over 250,000 acutely vulnerable refugees
© 2017 UNRWA Photo
02 May 2017
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East has introduced new cash counting and counterfeit detection technologies in all branches of the Agency’s microfinance programme to improve the quality and efficiency of microfinance services...
Dr. Alexis Loeber, Head of the Cooperation Section at the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, attends the opening of the new gymnasium for Palestine refugee youth in Lebanon, rehabilitated through funds from the European Union. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
27 April 2017
On 19 April, UNRWA hosted a ceremony at the Siblin Training Centre to open a gymnasium that was rehabilitated through funds from the European Union
The Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone; the Representative of UNICEF in Lebanon, Tanya Chapuisat; and the eldest son of Mueen Jeishi, an UNRWA sports teacher who passed away two days before the launch of the Palestiniadi while preparing for the event, light the torch for the annual Palestiniadi sports activities. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Abu Salah
21 April 2017
UNRWA, in partnership with UNICEF, launched the Palestiniadi, a sports event that brings together around 300 youth in Lebanon, including Palestine refugee children from Lebanon and Syria and Lebanese children from different schools across the country, to compete in team...