State of Palestine

Region: Middle East
  • Six young Palestinians wave at a camera.

    Duration: July 2010 - June 2013
    Budget: US$4,758,872
    Implementing Agencies: FAO, UNESCO, UNRWA, UN Women

    The overall goal of the programme was to help vulnerable, rural, and refugee communities mitigate and cope with the interlinked challenges in the Jordan Valley. In close consultation with the local beneficiaries, authorities, and community-based organizations, four UN agencies combined their expertise to provide vocational training and income generating activities; promote the efficient use of water and good agricultural practices; and make available housing for IDPs and those most vulnerable.


  • One young man and one older man holding construction tools on a worksite, placing bricks in position to assist with the construction of a new building.

    Duration: April 2005 - October 2007
    Budget: US$5,276,745
    Implementing Agencies: UNESCO, UNDP, UNIFEM, WHO, UNICEF, UNRWA, UNFPA

    Executed by seven UN agencies, the programme supported the Palestinian authorities in meeting the growing demand for assistance amongst populations exposed to conflict-related psychosocial trauma in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The programme was of particular importance to the challenges faced by youth and women.