Youth

Twenty-year old Fares Sani is measuring window glass before cutting it, in Gaza. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan‬
19 June 2015
The UNRWA Maintenance Office in Jabalia, northern Gaza, is full of old blue UNRWA school doors waiting for a makeover, piles of window glass, large white paint buckets, and other material necessary to keep UNRWA facilities in good working condition. Standing amid the...
Nimer Nimer, Manager of Insan Centre, Burj Barajneh camp, Lebanon.  © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Firas Abo Aloul
09 October 2017
In 2014, a group of young people living in Burj Barajneh camp decided not to surrender to the prison of drugs and turned an old prison building into a drug rehab centre for addicts to help them build a bright future and embark on a new life
The winning team of 2017 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge accompanied by the Deputy Director of UNRWA Operations in Gaza, David de Bold; the Director of the UNRWA health programme, Dr. Akihiro Seita; senior UNRWA staff and Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge judges; and organizers. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
18 August 2017
UNRWA hosted the 2017 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge workshop and competition from 12 to 14 August in cooperation with the Japan Gaza Innovation Challenge initiative
Palestine refugee youth participating in activities promoting peace and non-violence leave their handprint on the International Youth Day banner at the end of an open day for children held at Sharm Park, Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
17 August 2017
International Youth Day provides a unique opportunity to shed light on the ongoing commitment of UNRWA to empowering Palestine refugee youth
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Riham Jafari
26 July 2017
In July, UNRWA launched its annual Protection Summer Camps in 23 different locations across the West Bank, targeting 2,647 children and youth to help strengthen their resilience and build their self-esteem
Norhan Abu Sharekh, a Palestine refugee and a Job Creation Programme beneficiary, working in the UNRWA Gaza Field Human Resources Office. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Khalil Adwan
03 May 2017
UNRWA works to mitigate the impact of the dire conditions in the Gaza Strip, where the joblessness rate stands at an average of 40.6 per cent, by providing short term employment opportunities for Palestine refugees
The Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone; the Representative of UNICEF in Lebanon, Tanya Chapuisat; and the eldest son of Mueen Jeishi, an UNRWA sports teacher who passed away two days before the launch of the Palestiniadi while preparing for the event, light the torch for the annual Palestiniadi sports activities. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mahmoud Abu Salah
21 April 2017
UNRWA, in partnership with UNICEF, launched the Palestiniadi, a sports event that brings together around 300 youth in Lebanon, including Palestine refugee children from Lebanon and Syria and Lebanese children from different schools across the country, to compete in team...