|Japan funds UNRWA University Scholarship Programme|
|22 May 2013|
A celebration was held yesterday to highlight the achievements of UNRWA’s Japanese-funded University Scholarship Programme for Palestine refugee students.
|UNRWA Commissioner-General pays supporting visit to refugees of West Bank Area C|
|28 March 2013|
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi visited last week Palestine refugees, predominantly Bedouin communities, around Jerusalem and Jericho. The communities visited by the Commissioner-General are all located in Area C, which comprises 60 per cent of the West Bank and is under full Israeli military and administrative control.
|Human Rights Day 2012: Palestine refugees and human rights |
|10 December 2012|
On Human Rights Day 2012, we draw attention to the Universal Declaration of Human rights signed on December 10th 1948 – and how it relates to Palestine refugees.
|Young volunteers join local farmers in Gaza cleanup|
|21 October 2012|
Living in one of the most densely populated areas in the world, most young people in the Gaza Strip grow up in urban centers with little knowledge of their agricultural heritage.
|Gaza in 2020: A liveable place?|
|28 August 2012|
Without remedial action now, Gaza's problems in water and electricity, education and health will only get worse over the coming years, United Nations officials in the occupied Palestinian territory warned today.
|How one small loan brought a refugee family back together|
|01 February 2012|
“Eight years ago, I was one of UNRWA’s ‘special hardship cases’,” says 49-year-old Ezzeddine Abdel Aziz el Saleh. Unable to afford housing for his family, Ezzeddine sent his seven children to live with their grandparents.
|Lebanese minister tours refugee camp, discusses cooperation with UNRWA|
|24 January 2012|
A memorandum of understanding was signed today in Burj Barajneh Palestine refugee camp between the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and Lebanon’s Ministry of Social Affairs.
|Barrier construction deprives farming family of livelihood|
|03 January 2012|
10 December was International Human Rights Day, the day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. To mark the day, OHCHR (oPT) and UNRWA are putting the spotlight on human rights stories and rights violations in the occupied Palestinian territory.
|Palestinian refugees hardest hit in the West Bank|
|12 December 2011|
According to a new report by UNRWA, despite modest economic good news in the West Bank, the number of unemployed refugees grew by nearly one per cent in the first half of the year, to over 50,000 people, as unemployment generally in the West Bank declined.
|Economic situation of refugees in Gaza remains of concern despite improved indicators|
|07 December 2011|
A new report by UNRWA has found evidence that in spite of Gaza’s construction industry experiencing a period of relatively “expanded activity” due to the tunnel economy, the situation of some 1 million refugees registered with the Agency remains of concern.
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