Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner Commissioner-General, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Photo by Jennifer Jacquemart Courtesy of the European Union.
16 June 2016
During UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl’s visit to Brussels, Belgium, from 13 to 16 June 2016, the EU and UNRWA agreed to renew their Joint Declaration for the period from 2017 to 2020
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.”
10 October 2017
The European Union has signed an important additional contribution of EUR 9.5 million to the 2017 Programme Budget of UNRWA in response to a call to donors to help close a shortfall that could impact its key services such as education and health-care
Ms. Kirsten Sayers, Chief Executive Officer of RedR Australia and Ms. Francoise Vanni, Director of the UNRWA Department of External Relations and Communications sign Memorandum of Understanding to help strengthen UNRWA emergency response activities. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
05 October 2017
UNRWA and RedR Australia sign Memorandum of Understanding to help strengthen the UNRWA emergency response activities
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Rahhal
13 September 2017
The OPEC Fund for International Development has made a commitment of US$1 million to support the UNRWA education program in East Jerusalem.
Palestine refugee students at Haifa School in Lebanon are excited to go back to school. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
08 September 2017
UNRWA opened its doors to some 36,400 young Palestine refugee children in Lebanon, including some 5,000 Palestine refugee children from Syria, for the first day of the 2017/18 academic year. UNICEF has supported these children and their families with Back-to-school kits...
18 August 2017
UNRWA is deeply grateful for the receipt of the annual contribution of US$ 2 million from the Government of Kuwait in support of the Agency’s Programme Budget
Participants enjoy training on the ‘UNRWA Psychosocial Support Recreational Activities Resource Guide’. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Heba Al Akasheh.
03 August 2017
From 17 to 20 July, UNRWA, in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council and Right to Play, held a workshop in Amman for around 50 UNRWA education staff to mark the beginning of an Agency-wide capacity-building programme for teachers, school counsellors and community...
01 August 2017
UNRWA and Taawon-Lebanon (Welfare Association) in Lebanon extend the appeal launched during the holy month of Ramadan to cover the treatment of five Palestinian patients in Lebanon in dire need of critical surgical interventions
01 August 2017
UNRWA and Taawon-Lebanon’s appeal helped 14-year-old Hanane overcome severe sprain of the spine and walk again