|More than half of the Palestinian Refugee Camps in Syria “Theatres of War”|
|16 June 2013|
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, has told a meeting of stakeholders that seven out of the twelve Palestinian refugee camps in Syria have become “theatres of war" which are often inaccessible to UNRWA. Killings, kidnappings, poverty, destruction and fear have become part of daily life”, he said.
|Opening Statement by the Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, at the Meeting of the UNRWA Advisory Commission|
|16 June 2013|
I join the chair in thanking Jordan for hosting this meeting and I look forward to Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh’s address tomorrow. In these difficult times, UNRWA’s relationship with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan continues to be essential to its work in support of Palestine refugees.
|UNRWA Commissioner-General pays supporting visit to refugees of West Bank Area C|
|28 March 2013|
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi visited last week Palestine refugees, predominantly Bedouin communities, around Jerusalem and Jericho. The communities visited by the Commissioner-General are all located in Area C, which comprises 60 per cent of the West Bank and is under full Israeli military and administrative control.
|“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 stands firm in commitment to Palestine refugee youth, says Commissioner-General|
|22 March 2013|
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi met today with young Palestinians in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, exactly one year after the Agency declared a special set of commitments to Palestine refugee youth.
|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.
|Remarks by Filippo Grandi, at the Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development|
|14 February 2013|
I would like to join other speakers in thanking the Government of Japan and the State of Palestine for organizing this important conference. Japan has long been a partner to the Palestinians and to UNRWA
|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.
|Remarks by UNRWA ComGen at closing of 30th-anniversary conference, Oxford Refugee Studies Centre|
|13 December 2012|
It is an honour to be here with you today, and to address this audience on the occasion of the 30th-anniversary conference of the Refugee Studies Centre. This event is a welcome, encouraging reminder that refugees remain people to whom we owe support.
|Japan gives USD 7.7 million for food aid to UNRWA|
|12 December 2012|
The Government of Japan is to give USD 7.7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for food distributions to Palestine refugees across the Middle East.