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January 19, 2012
Inauguration of UNRWA’s Employment Services Center in Tyre
With the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), UNRWA in partnership with the ILO inaugurated on Wednesday January 18, 2012 a new Employment Services Center (ESC) in Tyre (Al-Aathar Area, behind Oriental Sweets, Al-Bitar Bldg., 1st Floor).
Read the flyer (Bilingual .pdf)
Read As-Safir news (Arabic .pdf) 

January 18, 2012
Film follows Lebanese youth visiting refugee camp
Film follows Lebanese youth visiting refugee camp
View the documentary online at http://www.unrwa.org/etemplate.php?id=1214 

December 23, 2011
Premiere of “Someone like me…” documentary
The documentary is part of the "Dignity for All" project, a campaign launched by UNRWA in 2010 with the financial support of the European Commission for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), which aims at improving the mutual perceptions of the Lebanese and Palestine Refugees Communities.The screening will be held on January 10, 2012 at 18:00 at Masrah al-Madina, Hamra.
Read Al-mustaqbal news (Arabic .pdf) 

December 21, 2011
Leaders must invest in the youth: LAU Presiden
The President of the Lebanese American University in Beirut, Mr. Joseph Jabra, called on politicians in Lebanon to “pay attention to the youth. Try and invest in them. Try to bring companies here to establish businesses, and provide our youth with jobs…”
Read The Daily Star interview with President Jabra (English .pdf) 

December 20, 2011
Labor Ministry to receive complaints via telephone
A statement issued by the labor minister’s press office said that the ministry will start receiving complaints from both Lebanese and foreign workers on the telephone number 01-540-114.
Read The Daily Star article (English .pdf) 

December 19, 2011
Q&As with the Director-General of the Arab Labour Organization (ALO), H.E. Mr. Ahmad Lokman
Read the Interview (Arabic .pdf)

December 08, 2011
AUBMC hosts completion of this year's training of Palestinian health care professionals
The program had started in 2006 as a signed agreement between then AUB’s former President John Waterbury and Dr. Joseph Tamari, president of the Medical Welfare Trust Fund (MWTF), which was established by the late Hassib Sabagh in 1989 to provide health care support to Palestinians. Upon signing of the agreement, a committee was formed consisting of Dr. Ghazi Zaatari as chairman, Dr. George Araj as coordinator, and Professor Rima Afifi as member of the committee…This year, two groups of health care professionals from the West Bank trained at the AUBMC facilities: Ten laboratory scientists and managers, along with 14 nurses from both governmental and non-governmental health care institutions… The main focus for the trainees was to transfer to their staff back home knowledge acquired on different clinical hospital nursing services (e.g. emergency and other critical care units, surgical care, pediatric oncology, and operating room nursing care); tools of laboratory management; and service and quality improvement…"
Read the AUB news (English .pdf) 

December 06, 2011
Inauguration of UNRWA’s Employment Services Center in a new location in Saida
With the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), UNRWA in partnership with the ILO inaugurated on Friday December 2, 2011 a new Employment Services Center (ESC) in Saida (Al-Siti Nafisa neighbourhood, behind Ogero, Abu Zeid Bldg., Ground Floor). Attendees included the representatives of the Palestinian & Swiss embassies in Lebanon, the SDC, the Ministry of Labour, the Popular Committees, the CEP, ILO, and the host UNRWA.
Read the flyer (Bilingual .pdf) 

December 05, 2011
UNRWA’s Community Newsletter, November 2011 Issue
Read the flyer (Arabic .pdf)
Read the flyer (English .pdf) 

November 29, 2011
ESCWA Celebrates the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
View the Cultural Activities’ 2-day Program (English .pdf) 





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