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Kuwait’s Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, Mr. Al-Otaibi (right), hands over a cheque of the contribution amount to UNRWA Representative in New York, Peter Mulrean (left). Photo courtesy of the Permanent Mission of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations
14 December 2017
Kuwait contributed US$ 5 million in support of Palestine refugees and UNRWA operations in Syria
The 6th Academic Fair provided information and assistance to around 1,000 Grade 12 students from different UNRWA secondary schools, to help them choose their future careers. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Wissam Zeid
14 December 2017
UNRWA, European Union and the Lebanese Universities Union are working to increase the exposure of young Palestine refugees to career and networking opportunities and help them make sound decisions about their future
12 December 2017
The United Arab Emirates UNRWA signed a 40.4 million dirhams ($11 million) cooperation agreement. A second cooperation agreement in the amount of Dh 14.6 million (US$ 4 million) was signed between the UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, UNRWA...
07 December 2017
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl, has concluded a two-day visit to London in which he met the Secretary of State for International Development, the Right Honourable Penny Mordaunt MP, and the Minister of State for International Development and Minister...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo
04 December 2017
On November 21, the newly elected members of the first-ever UNRWA student parliament, representing all of the Agency’s fields of operation – West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria – came together for a four-day workshop held in Beirut. This was an unprecedented...