UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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29 Jul 2016 description

Giving children access inclusive quality education provides them with the opportunity to change their lives for the better. Educate A Child (EAC) is a worldwide initiative launched by Qatar’s Education Above All Foundation that aims to reduce the number of children denied their right to education. Since 2013, UNRWA and EAC have been working in partnership to ensure quality education for all Palestine refugee students affected by the conflict in Syria through its Education in Emergencies programme.

28 Jul 2016 description

July 28, 2016 Washington, DC

With a million Palestine refugees in the Gaza Strip facing food insecurity this year, Americans from all backgrounds and walks of life came together during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan to raise over half a million dollars to provide food assistance for 4,462 Palestine refugee families through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

28 Jul 2016 description

The Government of Austria has contributed EUR 1 million (US$ 1,109,878) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt).

26 Jul 2016 description

The United States is contributing US$ 25 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in response to the Agency’s 2016 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal. These funds will support UNRWA’s emergency operations in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. The announcement was made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a ceremony in Washington D.C., on 12 July, as part of the country’s humanitarian response to the Syria crisis.

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28 Jul 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

28 Jul 2016 description

CONSULTANCY - TERMS OF REFERENCE

25 Jul 2016 description

In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:

  1. Leads, in cooperation with all professional support cadres, ongoing and relevant professional development for all staff:

  2. Evaluates the training needs of school staff in line with the School Development Plan and Agency and Field education focus and priorities;

  3. Enables and supports school-based professional development, including peer support, discussions and training;

  4. Facilitates participation in external training as appropriate;

25 Jul 2016 description

In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:

  1. Advises and assists the Chief Field Education Programme in the planning, management, monitoring and evaluation of all administrative matters related to the implementation of Education Programme with a focus on the Technical and Vocational Education Training Prorgramme, providing strategic leadership and management to the vocational and employment education work. The incumbent will also work with a range of partners with regard to vocational and employment activities.

25 Jul 2016 description

In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the incumbent:

  1. Leads, in cooperation with all professional support cadres, ongoing and relevant professional development for all staff:

  2. Evaluates the training needs of school staff in line with the School Development Plan and Agency and Field education focus and priorities;

  3. Enables and supports school-based professional development, including peer support, discussions and training;

  4. Facilitates participation in external training as appropriate;