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Silatech partners with UNRWA to promote youth employment in Palestine

From UNRWA

Silatech, a regional social organization that works to create jobs and expand economic opportunities for young Arabs, has signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to empower youth and promote employment in Gaza, the State of Palestine.

The agreement – signed by […]

17 February 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNRWA celebrates the opening of the EU-funded 2015 photo exhibition and awards ceremony in Gaza

From UNRWA

 The UNRWA photo exhibition ‘We Deserve Life’ was officially opened at the Rashad Shawa Eastern Hall in Gaza City on 15 February, showcasing the winning submissions from the EU-funded 2015 UNRWA Photo Competition. All four winners from last year’s competition attended the event, which featured an awards ceremony in recognition of their winning photographs.

Each […]

15 February 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

ECOSOC Youth Forum: UNRWA Partners with UNICEF, UNFPA and ITC to discuss youth issues in the MENA region

From UNRWA

At the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York this week, Hashem Abushama, a 21-year-old Palestine refugee student, was invited to share his experiences growing up in Arroub refugee camp near Hebron in the West Bank during a breakout session on ‘Key Regional Priorities for Youth Development in the Middle East and North […]

5 February 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

European and Palestine Refugee Students in Syria Connect via Skype to Advocate for Education

From UNRWA

On 25 January in London and 27 January in Brussels, the #MyVoiceMySchool project will connect European students with Palestine refugee students to discuss the importance of education in their lives. The calls are taking place a few days ahead of the ’Supporting Syria and the Region, London 2016’ conference on 4 February. The #MyVoiceMySchool […]

27 January 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

From peace in the home to peace in the world: make education safe for all via UNRWA

From UNRWA

The annual ’16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ led by UN Women concluded in December 2015, but the topic remains relevant all year round. The campaign calls upon activists, governments and United Nations partners to mobilize people and highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls.

The 2015 campaign […]

18 January 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

In the Occupied Palestinian Territories the UN Youth Envoy called for scaling up investment in youth

In March 2015, the Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi visited the Occupied Palestinian Territory on an official visit to meet with Palestinian government and youth representatives. The mission aimed to shed light on youth development challenges and opportunities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and to reiterate the commitment of the United Nations […]

10 March 2015|Envoy’s news|

UN Youth Envoy meets Arab Idol winner Mohamad Assaf, UNRWA’s first-ever regional youth ambassador

29 November 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|