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About UNRWA
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09 June 2020
© 2020 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
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06 September 2021
UNRWA FIELDS OF OPERATIONS MAP 2021
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06 September 2021
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
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04 August 2021
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
A social worker delivering medicine to the elderly in Gaza. © 2020 UNRWA photo
UNRWA will join the United Nations system and will celebrate International Women’s Day under the theme “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” Activities will be organized in UNRWA fields of operations to mark the day and highlight the work...
A session addressing gender-based violence attended by women at Beach Health Centre. ©Photo credit UNRWA 2020. Photo by Hussein Neirb.
UNRWA Gender Section started the year preparing for various reports on the implementation of the Gender Equality Strategy. The reporting process will include reflecting on the renewal of the UNRWA policy framework when it comes to gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Gender Bulletin 122
UNRWA received the UN-Women assessment of its performance on the UN-SWAP 2.0, the United Nations system wide accountability framework on gender equality. UNRWA was able to improve its performance in 2019 (reported in 2020), despite the inexistent ear-marked gender funding,...
An UNRWA staff member conducts verification for emergency cash assistance in Beddawi camp © 2020 UNRWA photo by Maysoun Mustafa
update of the month UNRWA joined the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Running from 25 November to 10 December, this year’s theme is “Safety is Everyone’s Right: Safety at Home, Safety at Work, Safety on the Streets, Safety Online and Safe Reporting”. As...
@2020 UNRWA photo by Relief and Social Services Programme.
UNRWA participated from 19 to 21 October in the UN-SWAP 2.0 annual conference. The conference organized remotely by UN-Women aimed at revitalizing the UN-SWAP focal points and creating a space to share knowledge and best practices. The participants discussed successes and...