Mercy USA Donates Us$ 300,000 to Sustaining Education Services for Visually Impaired Children in Gaza
Mercy USA for Aid and Development has contributed a generous donation to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to benefit some 500 visually impaired Palestine refugee students at the Rehabilitation Center for the Visually Impaired (RCVI) in Gaza.
The National Campaign for Retrieval of the bodies of Palestinian and Arab War Victims Open Letter to UNSCO
Open letter to the United Nations To the attention of: Mr António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, USA
International community shows outstanding support to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency
26 June 2019- New York- The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) received the outstanding support of the representatives of states and institutions at its annual international Pledging Conference held on 25 June in New York. Representatives of states and institutions unanimously commended the Agency’s role in preserving the rights and dignity of Palestine refugees and praised its staff members for their commitment in support of the human development of 5.4 million Palestine refugees in the Near East. UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl stated, “Today in New York, we witnessed another remarkable mobilization and great generosity in support of UNRWA. I am deeply grateful for the trust of United Nations (UN) member states, for the pledges of more than US$ 110 million, and for the commitment to the dignity and rights of Palestine refugees.”
UN officials call for an immediate halt to demolitions in East Jerusalem and respect for international law
Jerusalem, 3 May 2019- Today, the Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Jamie McGoldrick called for an immediate halt to the Israeli authorities’ destruction of Palestinian-owned property in East Jerusalem.
جمعية يبوس تتبنى تدريب الأطفال الاغاني الشعبية والوطنية
ايمانا منا في اضافة لحظات اجمل بحياه اطفالنا (( حمعية مؤسسة يبوس تدرب الاطفال على الغناء الشعبي الملتزم ضمن عمل جماعي راقي لاطفال وسياسهم ذلك في صقل شخيات الاطفال ورفع الوعي والتعلم النشط ضمن جو تفاعلي
US$350 million appeal to address critical humanitarian needs of Palestinians launched
Ramallah, 17 December 2018: Today, the Minister of Social Development of the State of Palestine, H.E. Dr. Ibrahim Al-Shaer, and the Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Jamie McGoldrick, launched the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for 2019 in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt).
We have names… We have homelan: 10 Years of Struggling to Retrieve the Remains of War Victims and Bury them in Dignity…
We will Persist until the Last Body is Retrieved Again, we meet on this day, the 27th of August, the national day for commemorating the on-going effort to retrieve war victims’ remains and disclose the fate of those missing; to renew our vow to them to cease in our struggle until they are all buried in dignity.
US$ 90 Million to Boost Palestinian Economic Opportunities and Livelihoods
In response to an increasingly difficult situation, the World Bank’s Board recommended today the allocation of US$90 million to accelerate much-needed economic welfare for the Palestinian people, an increase from its yearly disbursement of US$55 million. The funds, in the form of grants, will be transferred from the Bank’s own income to the dedicated Trust Fund for Gaza and West Bank.
EU External Investment Plan launched
The European Union and Palestine have launched today the EU External Investment Plan (EIP) to encourage investments promoting an inclusive growth, job creation and sustainable development and to tackle some of Palestine internal constraint via an enhanced policy dialogue on business climate issues. The launching event was held this morning in Ramallah, Palestine, in the presence of Mr Shukri Bishara, Minister of Finance and Planning. The conference brought together national authorities, private sector companies, International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and other stakeholders to discuss investment opportunities and ways to overcome remaining barriers in accessing funds.
Nominations for AGFUND International Prize begin Now: One Million Dollar to reward "No Poverty" projects
The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) announces the first goal of the SDGs 2030 " End of poverty in all its forms everywhere " as subject for the 2018 AGFUND International Prize 2018 and invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, social business enterprises, national NGOs, individuals and development actors worldwide to submit nominations for the Prize. AGFUND Prize amounts to US$1,000,000, divided into four categories; the First category prize (US$ 400,000), specified for projects implemented by UN agencies or international and regional NGOs, the Second category prize (US$ 300,000), specified for projects implemented by national NGOs, the Third category prize (US$ 200,000), specified for projects implemented by governmental bodies (ministries and public institutions) or social business enterprises and the Fourth category prize (US$ 100,000), specified for projects initiated, funded and/or implemented by individuals.