|West Bank Bedouin refugee appeals for recognition and protection|
|26 May 2011|
Mohammed al Korshan, representative of the Bedouin community in the West Bank, spoke on Tuesday 24 May at the 10th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York.
|General Assembly, noting grave financial situation of UNRWA, calls for institutional strengthening through UN Regular Budget financing|
|19 April 2011|
Taking note of the “grave financial situation” of UNRWA, the General Assembly today requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to continue to support the Agency’s institutional strengthening through the provision of financial resources from the United Nations regular budget.
|UN to stage marathon|
|10 April 2011|
The Gaza Strip will next month host its first-ever marathon, a 42-kilometre test of endurance in which entrants will run the entire length of the narrow coastal enclave.
|UNRWA reply to today’s article in the Wall Street Journal, “Defund the UNRWA"|
|01 April 2011|
Your article published today, “Defund the UNRWA”, builds its case on a foundation of misinformation and recycled falsehoods. We are, in fact, a neutral United Nations humanitarian organisation helping some of the most disadvantaged people in the troubled Middle East region.
|Time to Make the Promise of Equality a Reality
|08 March 2011|
A hundred years ago today, women across the world took an historic step on the long road to equality. The first ever International Women’s Day was called to draw attention to the unacceptable and often dangerous working conditions that so many women faced worldwide.
|Statement by Maxwell Gaylard on the closure of Sharek Youth Forum in the Gaza Strip|
|07 December 2010|
The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the occupied Palestinian territory, Maxwell Gaylard, today voiced his concern about the forced closure on 30 November by the local authorities in Gaza of all Gaza-based offices of the non-governmental organisation Sharek Youth Forum.
|UNRWA Celebrates World Humanitarian Day
|19 August 2010|
Today, 19 August 2010, the United Nations celebrates World Humanitarian Day, an opportunity to pay tribute to humanitarian workers the world over.
|Statement by Filippo Grandi, UNRWA Commissioner-General|
|02 August 2010|
Today marks the first anniversary of the eviction of 11 Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah. On this sad occasion, I met with representatives of the families affected by what was – and continues to be - an example of the grave invasion of fundamental rights that occurs all too frequently in the occupied Palestinian territory.
|Gaza’s children bounce their way into record books at Summer Games|
|23 July 2010|
7,500 children in Gaza today simultaneously bounced as many basketballs, putting them on track to set their second world record in two years as part of the Gaza Summer Games.
|UN Goes Green on World Environment Day
|23 June 2010|
More than 2,000 environmentally friendly bags were distributed to shoppers in Amman, Irbid and Zarka as part of a UN campaign for World Environment Day. UNRWA joined UN agencies across Jordan at the launch on 3 June.