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About UNRWA - 2022
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17 November 2022
© 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
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
Students in Gaza participate in a summer camp organized by UNRWA. © 2021 UNRWA Photo by Mohamed Hinnawi
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27 October 2022
Samaher Joha, engaging in embroidery works at Sulafa Centre. © 2021 UNRWA Photo by Aien Media
Philippe Lazzarini, UNRWA Commissioner-General (CG), joined the International Gender Champions (IGC) in supporting the IGC Panel Parity Pledge . He also made personal commitments toward reaching gender parity in senior positions during his tenure as UNRWA CG, and to...
For International Women’s Day, UNRWA Relief and Social Services Program held a dialogue session for women leaders in Syria. © 2021 UNRWA photo
On 8 March, UNRWA observed International Women’s Day, for which this year’s theme was ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World.” Activities carried out celebrated the crucial efforts by women and girls at the forefront of the battle against COVID-...
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.
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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,...