Commissioner-General

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (second from left) addresses UNRWA Advisory Commission meeting in Amman. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Isabel de la Cruz
30 May 2016
“The challenges we are addressing require extraordinary resolve because field realities are truly dramatic,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the UNRWA Advisory Commission meeting held in Amman, 30 May 2016
Official Statements
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
23 May 2016
By UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
Features
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl with the Director-General of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Giampaolo Cantini, and the Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Laura Frigenti. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Giorgia Alvino
18 May 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded Tuesday a two-day mission to Italy, where he met with senior government officials, parliamentarians, representatives from non-governmental organizations and local media to raise awareness about the work of UNRWA and the current situation facing Palestine refugees
Press Releases
© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
12 May 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Syria on 11 and 12 May, meeting with Palestine refugees, UNRWA staff and government officials
Press Releases
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl briefs journalists on two events related to the Agency’s work to be held in UN Headquarters in New York, 3 May2016. UN Photo/Mark Garten
05 May 2016
Remarks by UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl at a special meeting on the sustainability of UNRWA held at the UN Headquarters in New York, 4 May 2016
Official Statements
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl with Finland’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lenita Toivakka, during Mr. Krahenbuhl’s visit to Finland on Tuesday, 19 April, 2016. Photo courtesy of Pirkko-Liisa Kyöstilä
21 April 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded a visit to Finland on Tuesday after meeting with high-level officials and several senior parliamentarians to discuss the cooperation between UNRWA and Finland and to raise awareness over the situation of Palestine refugees in the Near East
Press Releases
Didier Burkhalter, head of the FDFA, and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl © Photo Courtesy of FDFA
15 April 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl has completed a two-day visit to Switzerland, during which he held talks with senior officials of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and briefed the External Affairs Committee of the Upper House of the Swiss...
Press Releases
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl
08 March 2016
On International Women’s Day, UNRWA pays a proud tribute to its thousands of female school principals, teachers, education specialists, attendants, doctors, nurses, social workers, administrative and other staff.
Official Statements
A’hed Salameh from Al-Amal Preparatory Girls School in Khan Younis receives her certificate from UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and Chief of the UNRWA Education Programme in Gaza Farid Abu Athra during the school’s honouring ceremony for high achieving students. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ibrahim Yaghi
01 March 2016
Being recognized as one of the top students in your class is a remarkable achievement. It requires perseverance, dedication and ambition. But getting there becomes all the more challenging when your studies and school life are frequently interrupted by conflict, trauma or illness. In Gaza, which has seen three...
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