UNRWA Current Affairs, GK & News
On May 19, 2020, India provided 2 million USD relief aid to the UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) to help in welfare of Palestine refugees. The aid is to be used in core programmes including education and health for the refugees. Highlights In 2019, India increased its annual contribution to UNRWA from 1.25 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
India has pledged to contribute $5 Million in 2019 to United Nation Palestine refugee agency. This move comes amid India voiced its concern over agency’s financial situation and called for ensuring sustained financial support for its work. India and UNRWA During UN General Assembly (UNGA) Ad Hoc Committee meeting for Voluntary Contributions to United Nations ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Topics: India-Palestine Development Partnership • Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation programme • Palestine Refugee • UN General Assembly Ad Hoc Committee • Unga • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees • United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East • UNRWA
The Arab League has pledged a sum of $100m a month for the Palestinian Authority for plugging the gap which has been created due to the blockade of the tax transfers by Israel earlier in the year. It has been confirmed by the governments of various Arab states that they will support the state budget ..
Topics: Continents • Geography of Asia • Palestinian Jews • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian refugees • Palestinian territories • Palestinians • State of Palestine • Status of Jerusalem • UNRWA
India has pledged $5 million in assistance to the UN agency working for the welfare of Palestinian refugees to help bolster its “severe funding crisis” following US’ cut in its annual aid to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). A total of 20 countries, including India, announced contributions to the 2018 ..
Topics: Definitions of Palestinian • Gaza Strip • History of the Middle East • Humanitarian aid • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian refugees • State of Palestine • UNRWA • Western Asia