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15 September 2015
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...
About UNRWA
08 May 2014
UNRWA is a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some five million registered Palestine refugees. Its mission is to help Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the...