Canadian Funds: Nations Relief and Education Efforts
canadian funds: Israel has accused the agency of being biased, fuelling its conflict with the Palestinians and promoting hatred against the Jewish state, according to CTV. Canada's foreign ministry says the new funds will help bring stability to the region by helping Palestinians cope with poverty, unemployment and food insecurity. The new Canadian funds announced today will be allocated over two years to assist the health and education efforts of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, or UNRWA. The Trump administration decided in August to withdraw US 300 million in support, ending the United States' status as the largest donor for an organization that had been trying to help more than five million Palestinian refugees. But it also says the money will assist UNRWA with its ongoing efforts to improve neutrality within the agency and its operations. Canada is earmarking 40 million towards the basic education, health and livelihood needs of millions of Palestinian refugees, especially women and children. This assistance demonstrates how Canada and UNRWA are working together to ensure respect for the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, operational independence and impartiality, said a statement from Global Affairs Canada. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.