Official Statements

© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Bagdadi
08 March 2017
Today UNRWA joins the rest of the world in marking International Women’s Day under the UN theme of ‘Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030’.
04 March 2017
Five UNRWA installations in Ein El Hilweh camp have been entered and used by armed actors, contrary to the inviolability of United Nations premises.
28 February 2017
UNRWA strongly condemns the ongoing armed violence that erupted in the Ein El-Hilweh Palestine Refugee camp in Lebanon, on 23 February 2017
24 February 2017
Allegations have been circulating in conventional and social media networks about an UNRWA staff member being elected to political office in Gaza
10 February 2017
Meeting a commitment it made during the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, UNRWA became a partner of the ‘Call to Action on Protection from Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Emergencies’