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Education is central to the identity and dignity of Palestine refugees and of the 500,000 boys and girls whose future depends on learning and developing skills in our 685 schools, said UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krhenbhl.
In Homs in central Syria, the Commissioner-General visited UNRWA installations and met Palestine refugees who have been exposed to a multiplicity of traumas over the past three years.
Ensour voiced appreciation for efforts exerted by Grandi during his work as Commissioner-General in countries that host Palestinian refugees and praised the efforts of UNRWA in providing services to them in Jordan and the region in the fields of education, health, relief and social services.
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA said, 'I am very pleased by this agreement.
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krhenbhl expressed grave concern that the measures may be required at a time when the Agencys services remain essential to Palestine refugees, their rights and their dignity, and when education has been globally recognized as essential to overall human development.
Amman, May 16 (Petra) -- Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh on Wednesday met with UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees "UNRWA" Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi, ending the crisis and strike of the agency's staff.
19, 2011 Caretaker minister of Labour Boutros Harb conferred with visiting UNRWA Commissioner-general Philippo Grandi over the present status of Palestinian refugees in light of newly-passed Lebanese labour laws.
The OAB Commissioner-General Mohammad al-Tayyib Bu-Sala'a pointed out that the Arab people in Palestine and the occupied Arab territories are still exposed to barbaric aggression and genocide by the Israeli enemy.
Summary: Jeddah, June 20, 2010, SPA -- Peter Ford, Representative of the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has expressed appreciation for the great attention given by Prince Naif ibn Abdul-Aziz, the Second Deputy Premier and Interior Minister, to the humanitarian.
Also from the United Nations, Relief and Works Agency Commissioner-General Karen Abu Zayd is pushing the Security Council to open the way for reconstruction and relief.
CAIRO, Aug 17 (KUNA) -- Commissioner-General of humanitarian assistance in Sudan, Ahmed Mohamed Adam, on Monday extolled financial assistance provided by a number of Arab countries, including Kuwait, to help Sudan on humanitarian and development sides.
The foreign affairs committee will discuss the refugee situation in the Middle East with UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre KrEnhenbE-hl, while the EP will also prepare for International Women's Day on Sunday and for next week's plenary session.
Commissioner-General, Pierre Krahenbuhl, the ability to provide Gaza with power
The grant agreement was signed at Al Baqaa Elementary School by the Japanese Ambassador to Jordan Junichi Kosuge and UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi in the presence of Director General of the Palestinian Affairs Department Mahmoud Aqrabawi.
Summary: Riyadh, May 24, 2010 SPA -- Prince Salman Ibn Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh Province, received here today Filippo Grandi, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and his accompanying delegation.
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