About UNRWA

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
Gender Bulletin 112
UNRWA started the preparation to mark International Women's Day (IWD). UNRWA planned activities will celebrate women and girls’ social, political, and economical achievements while recognizing the challenges that persist. This year United Nations theme is: “I am Generation...
Gender Bulletin 111
In 2019, UNRWA finalized the Building Safety Project on gender-based violence (GBV), conducted the end line study for its GBV prevention work, and drafted a transition plan to further mainstream GBV in its programmes. In terms of advocacy, UNRWA marked International Women’s...
Gender Bulletin 110
UNRWA successfully launched the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (GBV). There are more than 110 activities related to protection and prevention of GBV carried out across the five UNRWA field offices; including the 4th Gender Forum and screening of the TV...
Acting UNRWA Commissioner-General Mr. Christian Saunders
On 06 November 2019, Mr. Christian Saunders was appointed Acting Commissioner-General of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Prior to his appointment to UNRWA, Mr...
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UNRWA joined the 16 Days Activism Campaign to eliminate gender-based violence. Happening from 25 November to 10 December, this year’s theme is “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against All Forms of GBV.” A number of events are organized across all five fields of...