Official Statements

02 December 2021
2021 theme for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities: “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.” UNRWA Statement on Occasion of the International Day of Persons with...
29 November 2021
Dear Friends and Colleagues, Last Thursday, I was forced to inform over 28,000 UN personnel that UNRWA does not have sufficient funds to pay their November salaries on time.
16 November 2021
It is an incredibly important opportunity for us to present our plan for a transformed UNRWA and to solve our dire funding situation.
16 November 2021
We are meeting today, at a time when UNRWA has an ambitious vision which I am pleased to outline. Our vision is to deliver our services in line with our times. It rests on the commitment to “Leave no Palestine refugee behind.” It is about ensuring that UNRWA services...
05 October 2021
For the first time in decades, four out of the five areas where UNRWA operates are simultaneously in crisis: Gaza, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Lebanon and Syria.