education

Students from Haifa School in Beirut who took part in #myvoicemyschool, November 2014. © 2014 UNRWA Photo
12 June 2015
“When the explosion happened, I was scared,” says Hasan, a Palestine refugee from Syria now living in Beirut, to his peers in England over Skype. “I thought it was the end of the world. I couldn’t see anything in front of me.”
Japanese volunteers and UNRWA students put their drawings on display
25 May 2015
“It is a small world. A world of love, laughter, hope, dreams and fear. There is a lot we can share. It is time to realize it is a small world after all,” said Ro’a and Sondos from Zohour girls’ school at the opening ceremony of the ‘My Pictures’ drawing exhibition in Amman...
Staff members of Community Based Organizations in Khan Younis actively participate in a ‘Training of Trainers’ workshop offered by the UNRWA Gender Initiative with funds from BMZ Germany. Photo credit: © UNRWA 2015 Photo by Ahmed Al Maqadama.
23 April 2015
UNRWA has entered the final phase of an early recovery project called ‘Assistance to Support Education, Health and Gender in the Transition from Emergency to Development’, generously funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ).
Nagham, Raghad, Maram, Safa’ and Ihssan won first place in an educational robotics competition in the West Bank last month. They will be participating for the third year in a row in the Arab League robotics competition in Jordan! Generous support from donors like the USA makes it possible for UNRWA to provide high quality education to Palestine refugees. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Awtan Khalawi
22 April 2015
“I am now aware of the importance of every minute, I appreciate time more. Before this experience I didn’t manage time well,” says Ihssan, an eighth grade student at the UNRWA Qattaneh Girls School in the West Bank.
UNRWA and the EU collaborate on education in emergency
18 July 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has been working to provide education and psychosocial support to the many Palestine refugee children displaced from Syria by the country’s long-running conflict. Support from the European Union (EU), which has contributed...
Palestine refugee students meet with children from Sweden as part of the My Voice - My School classroom initiative. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
22 May 2017
Palestine refugee students from the Palestine Martyrs School in Ein El Hilweh camp, Lebanon, meet with children from Sweden’s Helsingborg International School as part of the UNRWA My Voice-My School classroom initiative
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
“I have passed through much pain and suffering, but I persisted as an independent woman – one who can support her family and build her future and her sons’ futures by herself, even after the divorce and the death of my parents and brothers,” says UNRWA teacher Sobhia Abed-...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
16 May 2017
Thirty-eight-year-old UNRWA teacher Basema al-Mlalha is the main breadwinner for her family of five
Reem Yaghy speaks with a journalist from Al Quds Network. © 2017 UNRWA  Photo by Yahia Masswadeh
15 May 2017
Earlier this week, Reem Yaghy, a 14-year-old ninth grader from the Aqbat Jabr UNRWA Basic Girls School, became the Director of UNRWA Operations (DUO) in the West Bank for a day. Together with West Bank DUO Scott Anderson and a number of UNRWA officials, Reem began her day...
Young-sam Choi, the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Korea in Palestine, and Francoise Vanni, the Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, sign an agreement on 11 May 2017 outlining the Republic of Korea’s US$ 450,000 contribution to UNRWA to develop and promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
12 May 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$ 450,000 to UNRWA to help provide a better and safer life for Palestine refugee girls in the Gaza Strip