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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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12 March 2015
The partnership between the EU and UNRWA has allowed millions of Palestine refugees to be better educated, live healthier lives, access employment opportunities and improve their living conditions, thus contributing to the development of the entire region. Download :...
EuropeAid support to Palestine refugees in Syria in 2014
07 November 2014
UNRWA and the EU have been partners in providing life-saving and developmental services to Palestine refugees in Syria, Lebanon, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Jordan for decades. Recent EuropeAid support has proved invaluable in maintaining education, healthcare, relief...
Education Department Newsletter, Issue 8
05 September 2014
In this issue of the education department newsletter, you will find 1. Education in Emergencies Framework to provide education to children affected by the violence in Syria 2. UNRWA education staff receive survival skills training 3. UNRWA chairs Education in Emergencies...
UNRWA in figures - July 2014
06 August 2014
UNRWA in Figures provides general information on number of Palestine refugees, camps, UNRWA beneficiaries and funding situation. Figures are accurate as of 1 July 2014. Not an official document.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) administered the oath of office to Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), 20 April 2015. The Secretary-General (left) with Mr. Krähenbühl after the swearing in. UN Photo/Mark Garten
30 June 2014
Appointed by the Secretary-General in November 2013, Pierre Krähenbühl became Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees on 30 March 2014. As Commissioner-General, he serves at the level of Under-Secretary-General. A Swiss...