UNRWA


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UNRWA

(ˈʌnrə)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) United Nations Relief and Works Agency

UNRWA

United Nations Relief and Works Agency.
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Caroline Pontefract, the UNRWA Director of Education, "who, despite all odds, has gained a place in one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
This contribution will support the training and professional development of teachers and the instruction of the French language in UNRWA schools.
The UN agency said that the Kingdom's support for Palestinian refugees came at a critical time for UNRWA because of the financial challenges to meet all its financial requirements until the end of this year, adding that UNRWA needs in 2019 a total of $ 1.2 billion for all of its operations in the region, including human development and the provision of humanitarian assistance services
UNRWA ran into deep financial trouble more than a year ago when the Trump administration stopped US funding of UNRWA, and called for the agency to be dissolved, saying it was no longer justified 70 years after the start of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the creation of Israel.
'Today, I humbly ask all donors to maintain their support for UNRWA at last year's level,' UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said as he opened the pledging conference.
Speaking at the UNRWA Pledging Conference in New York, the UK highlighted its continuing commitment to supporting Palestinian refugees.
When I read (http://www.irna.ir/en/News/83320213%22%20%5Ct%20%22_blank) the above, I went looking for a news item regarding what, if anything, UNHCR has to say about the complete (https://www.facebook.com/QudsNen/videos/1533374120116498/%22%20%5Ct%20%22_blank) defunding by the United States of UNRWA (established in Dec.
Dubai - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has denied on Sunday receiving an official communique regarding the Israeli intention to close its schools in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
The UN agency also described the Kingdom as an important and consistent partner of UNRWA.
BEIRUT: Sidon MP Bahia Hariri and UNRWA officials met Wednesday and discussed the situation of the Palestinian refugees at Sidon's Mieh Mieh camp as well as a trash management project, a source told The Daily Star.
Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN, handed over the enhanced contribution in New York to Peter Mulrean, Director of UNRWA, which supports more than five million registered Palestinian refugees.
In the letter, 159 scientist and scholars described the crisis facing UNRWA as "unprecedented," warning of "a ruinous multifaceted emergency" if no action is taken to the help the humanitarian agency, WAFA reported.