Official Statements

26 November 2019
On 15 November, Member States in the Special Political and Decolonization Committee of the General Assembly adopted the four annual draft resolutions that relate to UNRWA. The resolution “Assistance to Palestine Refugees” contained our mandate renewal, from the period 1...
14 November 2019
I am here today to present the report of the Commissioner-General to the General Assembly for 2018 and brief the 4th Committee on the operational and other developments affecting UNRWA, The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. I...
06 November 2019
The UN Secretary-General’s office has announced that the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) has completed a part of the ongoing inquiry into UNRWA management-related matters.
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