Official Statements

Commissioner-General’s statement: Special Political and Decolonization Committee
14 November 2018
We are on the path to overcoming the greatest financial predicament ever in the history of this Agency
05 October 2018
UNRWA conducts humanitarian operations in conformity with the UN Charter, bilateral and multilateral agreements that continue in force, and relevant General Assembly resolutions.
01 October 2018
UNRWA decided to temporarily withdraw part of its international staff from Gaza following a series of worrying security incidents affecting its personnel in the Strip
01 October 2018
New York, The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Jordan, Sweden, Turkey, Japan and Germany as well as the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, in collaboration with the United Nations...
01 September 2018
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, expresses “deep regret and disappointment” over the United States' announcement that it will provide no additional funding to UNRWA