Official Statements

06 October 2017
A recent report about the Palestinian Authority textbooks being used in UNRWA schools is inaccurate and misleading. 178 of the books cited are not being used in UNRWA schools; that’s almost 90 per cent of the evidence on which the conclusions of the report are based.
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl briefs the press on the margins of the General Assembly's annual general debate. UN Photo/Ariana Lindquist
28 September 2017
“We are gathered here first of all to send a message of solidarity and reassurance to 5.3 million Palestine Refugees,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the high-level meeting “Giving Hope to Palestine Refugees: New Horizons for Sustainable Funding for...
02 September 2017
The decision to suspend in-take of certain cases at our hospital in Qalqilia was made with the best interests of Palestine refugees in mind, especially in ensuring high standard maternity and natal care
21 August 2017
UNRWA regrets the recourse by certain groups and institutions to personal attacks and unfounded allegations in expressing opposition to the Agency's decision to suspend certain medical services at Qalqilya Hospital
15 August 2017
Statement by Christopher Gunness, UNRWA Spokesperson UNRWA is concerned about the humanitarian impact of the threatened eviction of the Shamasneh family from their home in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. We appeal to the Israeli authorities to reconsider...