Official Statements

16 June 2013
I join the chair in thanking Jordan for hosting this meeting and I look forward to Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh’s address tomorrow. In these difficult times, UNRWA’s relationship with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan continues to be essential to its work in support of Palestine refugees.
Official Statements
14 May 2013
UNRWA categorically rejects accusations in the media that the Agency is “erasing Israel from the map” because its officials and stakeholders stood next to a map which does not show Israel.
Official Statements
08 May 2013
Education is the basis of human development and is particularly important for vulnerable refugee communities for whom education offers life changing opportunities. This is why UNRWA invests more than half of its budget on the education of Palestinian refugees, giving them the tools to improve their lot and aspire for...
Official Statements
08 April 2013
Thank you all for joining us this evening to commemorate World Health Day, which marks the launch of our regional diabetes awareness campaign. On behalf of UNRWA and our Health team, I would like to also thank our implementing partners present here today from across the region and from the Jordanian Ministry of Health.
Official Statements
27 March 2013
I am honoured to be delivering closing remarks to DIHAD on its 10th anniversary - being here for the fourth consecutive time, I hope I can claim to be one of the friends of this initiative, and as such wish to congratulate its organizers and participants.
Official Statements