education

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
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tala Zeitawi
09 May 2017
The Russian Federation has contributed US$ 2 million to UNRWA in support of its core programmes and services, including education for over 500,000 children, quality primary health care for over 3.5 million patients and assistance for over 250,000 acutely vulnerable refugees
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Shafiq Fahd
20 April 2017
UNRWA actively participates in the International Education Funders Group biannual meeting held in Amman between 10 and 12 April 2017
17 April 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl met today in Ramallah with the Prime Minister of the State of Palestine, H.E. Dr. Rami Hamdallah.
Students go back to school in Alliance, Jaramana camp, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
The devastating impact of the war in Syria has not diminished the academic achievement of students in UN-run schools, according to figures released by UNRWA at the Syria conference in Brussels
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
Despite the hardship, displacement, violence and poverty endured by UNRWA students living in Syria during a punishing conflict, they have shown strong performance against key education measurements
© 2016 UNRWA Photo

Delivering Education on the Front Line

30 March 2017
In response to the ongoing Syria crisis, UNRWA has played a crucial role in ensuring that Palestine refugee children from Syria, including those who have been displaced to Jordan and Lebanon, are able to access quality education, even within the context of protracted...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mustafa Gharableh
16 March 2017
Fifty senior education staff, including the Field Education Chiefs, came together in Amman to discuss the results of the Agency’s 2016 Monitoring of Learning Achievement
Shrouq Kassab is a fifth-year medical student studying in Damascus to pursue her dreams of becoming a surgeon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
08 March 2017
A fifth-year student in the Faculty of Medicine at Damascus University, 23-year-old Shrouq Kassab is energetic and hardworking and hopes to become a surgeon one day.