Official Statements

Statement by the CG of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi
20 December 2013
It has been one year since Yarmouk, the vast suburb of Damascus
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Letter addressed to President Jacob Zuma of South Africa from Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi on the passing of Nelson Mandela
07 December 2013
On behalf of all staff at UNRWA I would like to express sincere condolences on the passing of Nelson Mandela
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05 December 2013
Damascus UNRWA condemns the killing of another of its staff, the tenth to die as a result of the Syria conflict. Suzan Ghazazweh, a teacher at Abbasyyeh School, Muzeirib, was killed by shrapnel in her home in the afternoon of 2 December when a shell struck her residence in Shamal Al Khatt Quarter, Dera’a. The...
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UNRWA Pledging Conference
04 December 2013
"For 2014, we have developed a core budget of 687 million USD with nearly zero growth," Deputy Commissioner-General Margot Ellis says at the UNRWA 2014 Pledging Conference
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29 November 2013
By United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon This annual Solidarity Day is an opportunity to reflect on the critical situation faced by the Palestinian people and to consider our collective contributions and responsibilities as Governments, international or civil society organizations, towards Israeli-Palestinian...
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