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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (right) addresses representatives of donor and host countries at the UNRWA Advisory Commission meeting. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Shafiq Fahed
16 November 2015
UNRWA went through a special and demanding year and I am very satisfied that we have all together rediscovered the deep importance of dignity and accountability towards Palestine refugees
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Former UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi. © 2012 UNRWA Photo
12 November 2015
Statement by UNRWA spokesperson Chris Gunness We are delighted by the appointment of Filippo Grandi as the new United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. It is great news for refugees worldwide. UNRWA colleagues wish Filippo and UNHCR every success. It is also great news for Palestine refugees to have someone in...
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl addresses the General Assembly Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization Committee), 9 November 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo
10 November 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl addresses the General Assembly Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization Committee), 9 November 2015
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12 October 2015
UNRWA is deeply alarmed by the escalating violence and widespread loss of civilian life in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel. Only robust political action can prevent the further escalation of a situation that is affecting Palestinian and Israeli civilians.
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11 October 2015
Statement of UNRWA Deputy Commissioner-General Sandra Mitchell at the Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the Announcement of Voluntary Contributions to UNRWA (2016 UNRWA pledging conference) in New York* President of the General Assembly, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, Ambassadors, Distinguished Delegates, On behalf...
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