1 - Political Leadership to Prevent and End Conflicts
2 - Uphold the Norms that Safeguard Humanity
3 - Leave No One Behind
4 - Change People's Lives: From Delivering Aid to Ending Need
5 - Invest in Humanity
UNRWA commits to exploring innovative and diversified means to mobilize resources, including through partnerships with international financial institutions such as the World Bank, the private sector, civil society and sister UN agencies. UNRWA commits to transform several existing collaborative arrangements with partner organizations into long-term strategic engagements that enhance the opportunities available to refugees.
UNRWA supports efforts to prevent attacks and protect health care delivery, in accordance with international humanitarian law.
UNRWA will work towards five strategic outcomes during the period 2016 - 2021, the combination of which will play a key role in fostering stability in the most unstable of regions. These strategic outcomes cover refugees' access to essential needs and services such as the rights under international law, education, health care, livelihoods and basic human needs of food, shelter and environmental health.
UNRWA commits to improve the reliability of a collective health emergency response, by enhancing international health co-operation.
UNRWA will advocate and strive for greater humanitarian access to Palestine refugees when their essential needs are not being met through engagement with all relevant parties to conflict and in accordance with relevant UN policies, as required and feasible.
UNRWA commits to increasing Palestine refugee participation in the design, development and provision of services to them, including strengthening beneficiary feedback mechanisms in its humanitarian programming, building on the platform provided by its cadre of 30,000 national staff involved in direct delivery of humanitarian assistance.
UNRWA will begin - where possible and feasible as part of its protection monitoring activities - to contribute to inter-agency efforts to collect information on the impact of explosive weapons in densely populated areas inhabited by Palestine refugees.
UNRWA commits to multi-year humanitarian programming and in this regard will work closely and collaboratively with donors and international financial institutions.
UNRWA will continue to advocate for respect of the fundamental principle of non-refoulement in accordance with international law.
Through the implementation of its recently-adopted Child Protection Framework, UNRWA will strengthen its approach to child protection through child-sensitive service delivery and programming, safeguarding Palestine refugee children, and advocating for their rights to be respected. It is committed to empowering Palestine refugee children and their communities and, in partnership with others, re-enforcing the child protection system in each of its fields of operations. ...
UNRWA commits to promote health at the centre of collective humanitarian action.
UNRWA will continue to advocate with all relevant duty bearers and stakeholders for the protection of Palestine refugees through greater compliance with international law. Where appropriate, it will speak out in the event of attacks on or damage to its schools, health clinics and other installations.
UNRWA will continue to call for accountability for violations of international law affecting Palestine refugees and for effective remedies to be available to victims of such violations.
UNRWA commits to providing, in compliance with IPSAS standards, timely, accurate and relevant financial information to improve transparency in resource use.
UNRWA will continue to engage with the international human rights system to promote greater respect for, and protection of, the rights of Palestine refugees and cooperate with relevant UN mechanisms to investigate violations of international law as appropriate.
UNRWA commits to continue human rights, conflict resolution and peacebuilding programming in its schools, in order to empower Palestine refugee students to enjoy and exercise their rights, uphold human rights values, be proud of their identity and contribute positively to their society and the global community.
UNRWA commits to recognizing the importance of schools working hand in hand with the community towards the safety, well-being and learning of its students.
UNRWA will continue to invest in the human capital of Palestine refugees across its fields of operation and commits to continued quality, equality and inclusiveness in its education, health programmes, and other programmes, even in times of crisis.
UNRWA commits to continue improving transparency in costing of humanitarian and reconstruction / rehabilitation programmes.
UNRWA commits to renew its efforts in designing and adopting more effective emergency response strategies inspired by the principles of universal health coverage. Such strategies aim at increasing the health systems' responsiveness during crisis.