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
26 November 2012
Last Tuesday I was in Gaza. I visited a food distribution centre which had been badly damaged in an airstrike, but which our staff had repaired within hours.
Official Statements
06 November 2012
Statement by Filippo Grandi, the Commissioner-General of UNRWA, to the Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly.
Official Statements
22 July 2012
UNRWA views with increasingly grave concern the situation in Syria, particularly as regards the implications for the stability and protection of 500,000 Palestine refugees across the country. The Agency is also concerned about the safety of UNRWA staff, the security of its facilities, and about humanitarian access to...
Official Statements
20 June 2012
Delivered by Filippo Grandi on 18 June 2012: I have chosen to focus on UNRWA as an organisation, with an eye to the future and with the Advisory Commission’s past recommendations clearly in mind.
Official Statements