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A schoolgirl celebrates her first day back to learning at the UNRWA Am’ari Girls School, West Bank. © 2020 UNRWA Photo by Iyas abu Rahmeh
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10 August 2021
About UNRWA - 2022
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15 September 2022
August 2021 The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (“UNRWA” or “the Agency”) frequently receives questions about the humanitarian situation and the Agency’s operations in Gaza and other UNRWA fields of operation from individuals,...
In May, UNRWA Chief of Staff Ugochi Daniels conducted a field visit to Lebanon Field Office, where she met Marwa Abo Jamous. ©  2021 UNRWA photo
In the next coming months, UNRWA will be evaluating its Gender Equality Strategy (GES) 2016-2021, which aims to achieve more inclusive and equitable services for Palestine refugees through organizational and programmatic changes. The results of this evaluation will be used...
During the Chief of Staff’s visit to Lebanon, Amani Salah Chabayta recounted her experience of the Lebanon Field Office’s employment programs. ©  2021 UNRWA photo er Joha, Media
This month, the UNRWA Protection Division hosted its fourth Practicing Protection session. Researchers from the Gender & Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) longitudinal study joined UNRWA staff to discuss their findings relating to the gendered experiences of Palestine...
During a field visit to Lebanon Field Office, UNRWA Chief of Staff Ugochi Daniels met with Sahar Dahche, Amani Salah Chabayta, and Marwa Abo Jamous, all beneficiaries of LFO employment programmes. © 2021 UNRWA photo
In May, UNRWA Chief of Staff (CoS) Ugochi Daniels conducted a field visit to Lebanon Field Office focused on Protection and Gender initiatives. The visit was a chance for her to meet UNRWA staff and beneficiaries of the Lebanon Youth Unit. In the coming months, we will be...
Samaher Joha, engaging in embroidery works at Sulafa Centre. © 2021 UNRWA Photo by Aien Media
Philippe Lazzarini, UNRWA Commissioner-General (CG), joined the International Gender Champions (IGC) in supporting the IGC Panel Parity Pledge . He also made personal commitments toward reaching gender parity in senior positions during his tenure as UNRWA CG, and to...