Official Statements

14 May 2012
As you know, UNRWA is unique in the UN family as its mandate is specific to one population: nearly five million Palestine refugees, mostly descendants of those who fled Palestine in 1948.
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10 May 2012
The Commissioner General of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi, is following with increasing concern the ongoing hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody.
Official Statements
03 April 2012
Keynote address delivered by Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of UNRWA, at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD).
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22 March 2012
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for having responded to our invitation to attend “Engaging Youth”. Many senior leaders are lending us their valuable time; this proves that Engaging Youth in a Changing Middle East is a theme of interest and relevance among decision-makers.
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12 March 2012
It’s a pleasure to be here today and I would like to thank Dean Schwartz for the invitation. Eric and I worked closely together on Palestine refugee issues when he served as Assistant Secretary of State for Population Refugees and Migration.
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