UNRWA
International Organization based in occupied Palestinian territory

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01 Dec 2016 description

From 23 to 25 November, the Department of Education of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held a forum in Amman as part of its efforts to strengthen the implementation of the Agency’s Curriculum Framework. The UNRWA education programme developed the Curriculum Framework to help ensure that what is taught in UNRWA schools reflects UN values and supports the development of students’ key competencies and skills. The Curriculum Framework includes tools to guide the analysis of host country textbooks and other learning material.

29 Nov 2016 description

The Netherlands Embassy in Jordan announced on Monday, 28 November, a contribution of EUR 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of education services provided by the Agency to Palestine refugee children from Syria. This announcement comes as part of the Dutch government’s launch of a special regional fund in response to the Syria crisis to support affected countries, including Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. In Jordan, funds are allocated to programmes targeting Jordanians and refugees from Syria.

29 Nov 2016 description

A little bit less worry, a little bit less fear for Gaza’s displaced

29 Nov 2016 description

On 9 November, Programme Coordinator Emilie Silvestre and Programme Officer Laetitia Vecchierini from the Government of the Principality of Monaco visited the UNRWA Lebanon Field Office to see first-hand the implementation and achievements of Monaco-funded projects.

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28 Nov 2016 description

(A) Assists in monitoring and reporting on:

i) the living conditions of Palestine refugees and other persons of concern to UNRWA;

ii) their access to humanitarian services provided by UNRWA and other humanitarian actors in Lebanon, that affect the dignity, physical safety, welfare and protection of Palestine refugees and other persons of concern to UNRWA;

iii) Daily constraints on UNRWA operations and staff in the field.

(B) Assists in gathering information and data:

28 Nov 2016 description
  1. Manage the work of the Contracts Management Unit to ensure the effective implementation of contracts issued by the Procurement and Logistics Department (PLD), with an aim to achieve probity and proper performance of obligations by both parties;

  2. Liaise with concerned staffs in PLD and all other related departments and provide advice and recommendation to ensure that the contract(s) are properly drafted and implemented, including, but not limited to, applying relevant escalation mechanisms under the contract(s) to ensure timely resolution of relevant issues;

24 Nov 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

24 Nov 2016 description
  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;

  5. Oversees and manages staff professional performance;

22 Nov 2016 description

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UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA