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Minister-President of Flanders, Geert Bourgeois (left) and Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl (right), shake hands after signing a three-year agreement on in Brussels in the value of EUR 479,000 to support core UNRWA services from 2019 to 2021. © 2019 Courtesy of the Government of Flanders
13 March 2019
Today in Brussels, the Minister-President of Flanders, Geert Bourgeois, and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, signed a three-year agreement (2019-2021) in the value of...
A Palestine refugee beneficiary from Gaza who received an UNRWA microenterprise credit loan for his repair shop.  January 1st 2016,© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Shareef SARHAN
10 March 2019
A partnership between UNRWA and OFID has financed a total of 101,484 loans valued at US$ 141.3 million as of December 2018
© 2019 UNRWA Photo
08 March 2019
The Government of Japan has contributed an additional US$ 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). On 4 March, an agreement was jointly signed by the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and...
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07 March 2019
The government of Afghanistan has contributed $1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). H. E Abdul Rahim Sayed Jan, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Turkey handed his country’s donation to Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre...
© 2019 Dania Al Batayneh
06 March 2019
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, Her Excellency Retno Marsudi paid a landmark visit to the headquarters of the UNRWA, in Amman, Jordan