12 August 2010
Tripoli: The Gaddaffi Foundation, one of the leading charitable foundations in the Middle East and North Africa, has signed with the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees three agreements supplementing the two agreements signed on 9 August in Amman.
The new agreements provide for:
Mr. Grandi also referred to the alarming deficit of $84 million in funding for UNRWA’s basic education and healthcare programmes, calling on other Arab donors to be ready to follow the example of the Gaddafi Foundation in its willingness to support UNRWA’s schools programme, and stating that “unless more donors come forward to help us to bridge the gap UNRWA may be very unfortunately forced to close schools and clinics in Gaza and elsewhere. And next year is going to be even more difficult.”
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