Official Statements

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.
Official Statements
16 December 2012
Horrific images captured by news agencies, and reports of numerous casualties and the flight of Palestine refugees from Yarmouk camp are being followed up and assessed by UNRWA with extreme worry and grave concern.
Official Statements
14 December 2012
Clarification with reference to reports recently published in the media concerning UNRWA’s emergency appeal transition, changes in programmes, and the Agency’s inability to renew the contracts of 114 personnel.
Official Statements
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.
Official Statements
04 December 2012
It has been one year since I last stood here to brief you on UNRWA’s operations. Events on the ground throughout the region have unfortunately made it an even more challenging, and in many respects, a tragic 12 months.
Official Statements