Strategy & Policy

A refugee works with his disability. ©2018 UNRWA
Ensuring that Palestine refugees with disabilities are protected and can access services is an essential part of UNRWA’s mandate. The UN General Assembly “has repeatedly encouraged the Agency to work towards addressing the needs, rights and protection of persons with...
zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse
sexual exploitation and abuse is strictly prohibited and constitutes serious misconduct.
Partnerships and inter-agency coordination strategy 2018
Partnerships and inter-agency coordination are both important paths for organizations to deliver on their mandates. They have become standard across the humanitarian world as evidences by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda and the "Delivering as One" process...
youth strategic framework for palestine refugees in lebanon
In 2017, UNRWA with support from UNICEF planned to strengthen its support to young Palestine refugees (PRs) in Lebanon. This support is articulated in the strategic framework below and reflects the views and needs of Palestine refugee youth in Lebanon. The UNRWA Youth Unit...
In the beginning of March 2016, the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for Visually Impaired (RCVI) in Gaza City introduced computer tablets for students with low vision under the ‘Vision Project’. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
To ensure that refugees with disabilities have equal opportunity to access and benefit from all UNRWA programmes and services, internal Disability Inclusion Guidelines have been developed. The Guidelines will help make the practices of UNRWA more inclusive and accessible...