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11 July 2017
Operations and Achievements in Syria 2016
2016 was be marked by escalating violence across Syria, impacting Palestine refugees, especially in Aleppo and Rif Damascus. Since 2012, 17 UNRWA staff members have lost their lives as a result of the conflict, including four in 2016 alone, in Khan Eshieh, Qabr Essit and...
UNRWA will be joining the rest of the UN system in reporting on the UN System-wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, or UN-SWAP, based on common performance standards for the gender-related work of all UN entities, ensuring greater coherence and...
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UNRWA in Figures provides general information on number of Palestine refugees, camps, UNRWA beneficiaries and funding situation. Figures are accurate as of 1 January 2016.
UNRWA has recently adopted the new Gender Equality Strategy (2016-2021), Integrating Gender, Improving Service, Impacting Lives . The new strategy consolidates gender mainstreaming in the Agency’s organizational processes and programmes and aims at improving service...
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In support of the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign, UNRWA is marking the 25-year anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Campaign through a symposium on GBV on 8 December in Amman, in addition to various field-level activities.