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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
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...
© 2019 UNRWA Photo by UNRWA
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...
© 2019  On the winds of hope in Gaza by Majdal Nateel
UNRWA has just received the annual assessment of its performance on Gender Equality through the United Nations System Wide Action Plan for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN-SWAP 2.0), a framework of 17 performance indicators that measures progress on commonly...
Gender Forum on cash assistance and gender equality.  © 2018 UNRWA Photo
Phase II of the “Building Safety” project was closed by the end of August 2019, ending nine years of funding for UNRWA GBV interventions. UNRWA finalized a GBV transition plan to mainstream GBV under its main programmes in September and its implementation will start in the...