|UNRWA celebrates International Labour Day|
|02 May 2013|
UNRWA marked International Labour Day yesterday with a celebration to recognize the work of the Agency’s Job Creation Programme (JCP), which provides temporary job opportunities and creates sustainable projects for thousands of Palestine refugees.
|Remarks by UNRWA ComGen at closing of 30th-anniversary conference, Oxford Refugee Studies Centre|
|13 December 2012|
It is an honour to be here with you today, and to address this audience on the occasion of the 30th-anniversary conference of the Refugee Studies Centre. This event is a welcome, encouraging reminder that refugees remain people to whom we owe support.
|UNRWA to sign youth employment agreement with Welfare Association and Palestine Education for Employment|
|13 November 2012|
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), the Welfare Association, and Palestine Education for Employment have signed a memorandum of understanding to support employment initiatives for recently-graduated Palestine refugees.
|Death of exports, death of businesses under blockade in Gaza|
|14 June 2012|
For Mujahed El Sosi, the general director of a furniture company in Gaza, the five years that have passed since the tightening of the Gaza blockade have felt equal to the fifty years of his lifetime.
|Jobs programme helps community at risk of displacement|
|11 June 2012|
Beit Iksa, a small Palestinian village of 2,000 inhabitants located six kilometres northwest of Jerusalem, is a community under threat. Not only is the village unable to develop: its residents are under constant pressure to leave the land.
|Young, female and entrepreneurial: Empowering women through enterprise|
|30 March 2012|
At only 19 years old, Jawa has taken her passion for hairdressing, makeup and skin care, and with the assistance of UNRWA and its Spanish Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund project, turned it into a business.
|The Welfare Association and UNRWA sign partnership agreement|
|21 March 2012|
Youth are the future. The growing proportion of youth within the population of Palestine refugees deserves attention by all stakeholders in order to prepare for future challenges.
|Young refugees in Lebanon overcome barriers|
|16 March 2012|
As a Palestine refugee who grew up in Lebanon, Abdullah always faced significant barriers to getting both an education and a job. UNRWA’s programmes for refugee youth gave him a chance to achieve more.
|Women use traditional Palestinian embroidery to escape poverty|
|09 March 2012|
With the economy in Beit Surik struggling to survive the effects of the West Bank Barrier, new job opportunities are almost non-existent. UNRWA offers a job creation programme to address high unemployment among Palestine refugees.
|Silatech and UNRWA collaborate on empowering young Palestinian entrepreneurs|
|28 February 2012|
Silatech and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have signed today an agreement to provide innovative financial services to thousands of young Palestinian entrepreneurs in the Levant region.