Yesterday, UNRWA Siblin Training Centre (STC) held a graduation ceremony for the 2017-2018 academic year for some 376 students in over 19 specializations offered at the Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Beirut, Lebanon.
The event was organised under the patronage of Director General of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programme in Lebanon, Ms. Salam Younes and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone and with the generous support from the European Union in Lebanon.
The ceremony was attended by EU representative, Mr. Rein Nieland, as well as the representative of the Palestinian Ambassador to Lebanon, Mr. Maher Meshayel.
The Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon Mr. Cordone, congratulated the students, and said: “This graduation comes at a time when UNRWA faces a formidable challenge in upholding its mandate and preserving key services, such as education for Palestine refugees. I would like to express our gratitude to the European Union for the reliable and continued support they provide in different fields, particularly in education, as well as the promotion of employment opportunities for Palestine refugees.”