Official Statements

10 September 2019
The crisis is not over and it is certainly not exclusively financial. It is fundamentally political and concerns the destiny and future of Palestine refugees and one of the key final status issues alongside Jerusalem.
01 August 2019
We are aware of media reports referring to a document submitted to UNHQ and citing allegations against senior UNRWA officials. We are also aware of an ongoing OIOS investigation (UN investigation office at UNHQ in NY), which we understand is still in fact-finding stage
22 July 2019
In response to many inquiries received in recent days, UNRWA wishes to clarify the following: UNRWA strongly supports any measure that allows Palestine Refugees to live in dignity in their host countries pending a just and durable solution to their plight in accordance with...
19 July 2019
Statement by Mr. Jamie McGoldrick (Humanitarian Coordinator), Ms. Gwyn Lewis (Director of West Bank Operations for UNRWA), and Mr. James Heenan (Head of OHCHR in the occupied Palestinian territory). We are following very closely developments in the Sur Bahir area of the...
18 June 2019
There is no doubt that together we have contributed to one of the most remarkable human development processes and significantly advanced several key sustainable development goals for Palestine refugees, notably in education, health and beyond, pending a just and lasting...