Official Statements

28 November 2011
It has been a year of momentous changes in the Middle East. Circumstances have been diverse in different countries, but firm, courageous and clear calls for human rights and freedoms, better governance, a more equitable share of resources, and improved living conditions, have similarly resonated throughout the Arab...
Official Statements
22 November 2011
I am truly honoured to have been invited to deliver the opening address in a conference about Palestine refugees, a community in whose history UNRWA has such a special place.
Official Statements
16 November 2011
Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi delivered the 2011 Barbara Harrell-Bond Lecture at the University of Oxford's Refugee Studies Centre, on Palestine refugees in the Middle East context.
Official Statements
04 November 2011
Due to a temporary shortage in operational cash flow, UNRWA’s Main Fund will now need to delay the payment of all non-critical payments to creditors. This delay in payments to creditors is deeply regretted and will be lifted as soon as conditions permit.
Official Statements
04 November 2011
A video of Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of UNRWA, speaking about the plight of Palestinian refugees at the International Peace Institute in New York.
Official Statements