Gaza Strip

What does Israel's election mean for Palestinian factions?

What does Israel's election mean for Palestinian factions?

“The Palestinian Authority (PA), which seeks a state in the West Bank, occupied East Jerusalem and Gaza as part of any resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, has not hidden its desire to see the back of the Israeli prime minister”

UNRWA and the SDGS: Good health and wellbeing protecting lives in Gaza by providing maternal and child healthcare

UNRWA and the SDGS: Good health and wellbeing protecting lives in Gaza by providing maternal and child healthcare

"It is also a sector where change and challenges are constant. Every year brings new technological and scientific advances, new risks and threats to public health, and ever greater societal expectations for higher standards of health. As their main comprehensive primary health care provider, UNRWA has played a key role in promoting the health and well-being of millions of Palestine refugees over the past 70 years."

Treating resistant infections in Gaza under the blockade

Treating resistant infections in Gaza under the blockade

"When Ayman woke up, however, the room was bare and the nurse in front of him wore a strange blue gown and gloves. I didn’t know about the infection in the bone until I came here. I came out of the operation and found myself in isolation. Ayman is one of the more than 1,000 people in Gaza that MSF estimates are suffering from severe bone infections developed in the aftermath of being shot by the Israeli army."

Over half a million girls and boys will go back to UNRWA schools for the new Scholastic Year 2019-2020

Over half a million girls and boys will go back to UNRWA schools for the new Scholastic Year 2019-2020

"UNRWA operates 709 elementary and preparatory schools in its five fields of operation, including eight secondary schools in Lebanon, providing free basic education for over 530,000 Palestine refugee children. Pupils in UNRWA schools follow the host countries’ national curricula and textbooks, which the Agency enriches to encourage the development of critical thinking skills, empathy and tolerance."

Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine

Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine

"International scholars are important to universities throughout the world. Their unique perspectives, emanating from different cultures and places, enrichen intellectual conversations among students and faculty. International scholars help orient local students toward global citizenship, and in turn those students help visiting scholars to understand their host country and culture better."