|UNRWA rejects baseless allegations of “erasing Israel from the map”|
|14 May 2013|
UNRWA categorically rejects accusations in the media that the Agency is “erasing Israel from the map” because its officials and stakeholders stood next to a map which does not show Israel.
|Protect our children’s future by protecting UNRWA schools|
|08 May 2013|
Education is the basis of human development and is particularly important for vulnerable refugee communities for whom education offers life changing opportunities. This is why UNRWA invests more than half of its budget on the education of Palestinian refugees, giving them the tools to improve their lot and aspire for a better future.
|Speech by UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis to mark the launch of UNRWA’s diabetes awareness campaign on World Health Day|
|08 April 2013|
Thank you all for joining us this evening to commemorate World Health Day, which marks the launch of our regional diabetes awareness campaign. On behalf of UNRWA and our Health team, I would like to also thank our implementing partners present here today from across the region and from the Jordanian Ministry of Health.
|“Building Effective and Sustainable Partnerships in Humanitarian Assistance and Development Activities”, closing remarks by UNRWA's Commissioner-General at Dubai's DIHAD conference|
|27 March 2013|
I am honoured to be delivering closing remarks to DIHAD on its 10th anniversary - being here for the fourth consecutive time, I hope I can claim to be one of the friends of this initiative, and as such wish to congratulate its organizers and participants.
|UNRWA cancels 2013 Gaza Marathon|
|05 March 2013|
UNRWA regrets to announce that it has cancelled the third Gaza marathon which was to be held on 10 April. This follows the decision by the authorities in Gaza not to allow women to participate.
|Gaza PTSD: a message from Akihiro Seita, director of UNRWA’s health programme|
|28 February 2013|
Whether you work for a large donor government, a foundation, a medical company or any organisation that wants to help; whether you are an individual with a modest income or a millionaire, you can act to help the victims of war.
|UNRWA Commissioner-General calls on donors to honour Syria funding pledges |
|20 February 2013|
Speaking yesterday at a humanitarian forum in Switzerland, UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi spoke of the vulnerability of the 500,000-strong Palestinian community in Syria, and called on donors to honour funding pledges.
|UNRWA chief calls on East Asian countries to strengthen support|
|14 February 2013|
Speaking at a conference in Japan, Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi has urged East Asian countries to support UNRWA, and raised concerns about the situation of the Palestine refugees served by the Agency.
|UNRWA chief opens rehousing project for refugees in Rafah, Gaza |
|07 February 2013|
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi yesterday welcomed a Saudi Fund delegation to Rafah, Gaza, to celebrate the building of thousands of Saudi-funded homes for Palestine refugees displaced by the 2008-2009 conflict.
|UNRWA condemns killing of Palestine refugees and other civilians in Syria|
|19 January 2013|
Reports are emerging that following a day of intense armed engagements in Husseiniyeh in southern Rif Damascus, as many as 12 Palestine refugees have been killed and some 20 injured.