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We, UN and non-UN entities, re-affirm our determination to prevent future acts of sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.
We note the issuance of this Statement at the High-level Conference on Eliminating Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by UN and NGO Personnel on 4 December 2006 in New York, USA and welcome future endorsement of this Statement by others.
Following 9 months of joint efforts with UNRWA, UNDP presents the “WASH-friendly School Toolkit” to serve as an activity guide for all service providers aiming to transfer WASH-related life skills to children (6 to 17 years), particularly health educators and teachers in UNRWA schools.
We live in a world where conflicts, natural disasters and disease are driving ever greater numbers of people to seek desperate remedies for their hunger, safety and survival. The world has never been so wealthy and yet on the frontline of humanitarian action, where courageous work is taking place daily, the lack of available resources to save lives is a constantly growing risk. This massive, deepening deficit requires an ambitious, global and collective response.
The UNRWA Deputy Director for Education, Nilse Ryman, participated in a consultation meeting with a small group of experts last week to develop a technical guidance document that will support education policymakers in reinforcing education to prevent violent extremism. This work is being undertaken in support of the UN Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism (A/70/674 of 24 December 2015).
The UNRWA education programme launched the School Based Teacher Development (SBTD) II programme in the five fields of operations: Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, West Bank and Jordan. The School Based Teacher Development (SBTD) programme is a key dimension of the UNRWA Education Reform Strategy (2011-2016). It focuses on enhancing the learning of all students, deepening teachers’ subject knowledge and enhancing pedagogic practices while simultaneously ensuring quality, equity and inclusiveness.
• Gender based violence is a phenomenon common to all communities in various forms. It is passed from one generation to the next due to social and cultural factors that influence social upbringing.
• Although violence affects both males and females, the percentage of women affected by it far exceeds the percentage of men.