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Luxembourg participates at the UNRWA Pledging Conference for 2010

Published Wednesday December 02 2009

Ambassador Sylvie Lucas reiterates Luxembourg's full support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UNRWA, and commends its relentless efforts to relief the plight of over 4.7 million Palestinian refugees. Recalling the commitment made by the Luxembourg Government to contribute some 21 million euro between 2008 and 2010 in support of the Palestinian people, the Permanent Representative announced a contribution of 2.75 million euro towards the core budget of UNRWA in 2010, as well as additional contributions towards particular programmes to be decided in cooperation with the UN Agency.

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