education

Courtesy of the Netherlands Embassy to Jordan
29 November 2016
The Netherlands Embassy in Jordan announced on Monday, 28 November, a contribution of EUR 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of education services provided by the Agency to Palestine refugee...
25 November 2016
The twenty-sixth annual meeting of the Council of Educational Affairs of the League of Arab States (Arab League) with the Department of Education of UNRWA was held in Cairo from 6 to 9 November 2016 to discuss the achievements and challenges of the UNRWA education programme
Syria Palestine refugees humanitarian snapshot, July - September 2016
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The third quarter of 2016 continued to be marked by increased violence in dierent parts of Syria, resulting in further loss of civilian lives. The opposition-controlled areas of eastern Aleppo city have been cut from humanitarian assistance since 7 July. UNRWA estimates that close to 2,708...

US State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard (left) and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (centre) cut the new school ribbon during the inauguration ceremony. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
14 November 2016
The U.S. State Department’s Assistant Secretary of Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl inaugurated the newly constructed American-funded UNRWA school in Jabal Taj in Amman
Damascus, Syria, 10 November 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
09 November 2016
Palestine refugee students in five schools in Syria, Gaza and Lebanon will be paired to explore and advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 ‘Quality education’ with their peers in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of...
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
03 November 2016
The United Arab Emirates announced a new US$ 15 million contribution to support the UNRWA education programme in the Gaza Strip
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Amal Elmaoued
02 November 2016
Following the successful launch in Gaza on 30 August 2016, UNRWA launched the Agency- wide Education Management Information System (EMIS) in Jordan and Lebanon on 20 October 2016
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
02 November 2016
On 20 October 2016, UNRWA joined with others across the globe in celebrating the first ‘World Values Day’
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The partnership between the EU and UNRWA has allowed millions of Palestine refugees to be better educated, live healthier lives, access employment opportunities and improve their living conditions, thus contributing to the development of the entire region.

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The UNRWA Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programme (TVET) aims to empower Palestine refugee youth by providing the skills and knowledge that they need to become independent adults.

UNRWA runs eight Vocational Training Centres (VTCs) in the UNRWA five Fields of operation...