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11 July 2017
© 2014 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
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15 September 2015
Psychosocial activities for UNRWA students in Gaza following the summer 2014 conflict. © 2014 UNRWA Photo by Fadi Thabet
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04 September 2015
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16 November 2017
Since 1971, the European Union and UNRWA have worked hand in hand to support the human development of Palestine refugees, which in turn has contributed to safeguarding stability in the Middle East and the hope for peace.
21 November 2017
To mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign (25 November – 10 December), UNRWA will be holding a panel discussion on the 6th of December, addressing recent regional changes in the legal frameworks related to violence against women and their effect...
During their recess, two students gather to chat at the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for the Visually Impaired. © 2017 UNRWA photo by Rushdi Al Sarraj

Transforming the Lives of Palestine Refugees with Disabilities

03 December 2017
On 3 December, UNRWA joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Removing barriers and facilitating inclusion can empower persons with disabilities to become agents of change in their own lives and communities, striving towards...
25 October 2017
UNRWA adopted the Human Resources Gender Parity Plan geared towards the implementation of UNRWA Gender Equality Strategy and the Secretary-General’s system-wide strategy on gender parity. The goal is to reach parity at the level of senior leadership by the end of 2021.
27 September 2017
UNRWA has been granted funding for phase II of the Building Safety Programme as part of the Safe from the Start Initiative. This second phase will consolidate and build on UNRWA commitment to the Call to Action on the Protection of Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies.