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...
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...
Dr. Alexis Loeber, Head of the Cooperation Section at the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, attends the opening of the new gymnasium for Palestine refugee youth in Lebanon, rehabilitated through funds from the European Union. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
27 April 2017
On 19 April, UNRWA hosted a ceremony at the Siblin Training Centre to open a gymnasium that was rehabilitated through funds from the European Union
Artist Israa’ Musallam, 28 years old, is drawing on the walls of the UNRWA Gaza Field Office. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Sarraj
13 April 2017
To spread positive messages, and add more colour to life among students and staff in Gaza, over the past six months approximately 190 young Palestinian artists have painted the internal walls of 70 UNRWA installations across Gaza. This has included newly-constructed UNRWA...
Abel Piqueras Candela, Rrepresentative of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, and the UNRWA team pose with a group of the Fair’s participants. Hoops Club, Beirut. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
16 December 2016
On 15 December 2016, UNRWA opened the fifth annual Academic Fair in Lebanon to support young Palestine refugees in their pursuit of future educational and professional opportunities
Graduate Islam Issa is giving a welcome speech during the graduation ceremony of the Young Women Leaders Programme in Gaza city. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
07 September 2016
On 30 August the UNRWA Gender Initiative organized a graduation ceremony for 300 young female graduates who participated in three-month training under the Young Women Leaders Programme, which serves to promote equal opportunities for women in Gaza
One of the winning drawings in the Summer Fun Weeks drawing contest exhibited in the Summer Fun Weeks art gallery at the UNRWA Gaza Training Centre. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Heba Kureizem
25 August 2016
Under the theme 'Draw your Dream for Gaza 2020', an art gallery exhibited the best drawings from students from grades four to six who participated in a drawing contest organized as part of the Summer Fun Weeks activities
© 2016 UNRWA Photo
24 August 2016
On 16 July, UNRWA launched its annual Protection Summer Camps in 33 different locations across the West Bank to help strengthen the resilience of 3,000 vulnerable Palestine refugee children and youth