Youth

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
Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge judges and organizers accompanied by Dr. Akihiro Seita, Director of UNRWA Health Programme, with the two winning team-leaders in the Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge, at UNRWA Training Centre in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Tamer Hamam
19 August 2016
In cooperation with the Japan Gaza Innovation Challenge (JGIC) initiative, UNRWA hosted the 2016 Gaza Entrepreneur Challenge contest focused on enhancing living conditions in the Gaza Strip
Head of the Representative Office of Norway to the Palestinian Authority, His Excellency, Hans Jacob Frydenlund, during a friendly game with the UNRWA youth football team at Al-Musader playground in Gaza. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
15 August 2016
For the third time since 2012, an UNRWA football team from Gaza won the world’s largest football tournament for youth, the Norway Football Cup in Oslo, where this year 2,199 teams from over 70 countries participated
Vocational Training, Homs. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
12 August 2016
For over five years, Syria’s youth have endured loss and hardship caused by the protracted civil war. The conflict is coupled with economic disintegration and social fragmentation, leaving youths feeling overwhelmed and insecure about their future. To mitigate the impact of...