Official Statements

07 April 2021
Today, is the second World Health Day in the shadow of the devastating spread of the COVID-19 virus, leaving in its wake untold death, suffering and economic hardship across the globe. Refugees and displaced persons, including Palestine refugees, are among the populations...
08 March 2021
Almost one year since the outbreak of the pandemic, UNRWA today commemorates International Women’s Day under the theme “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World”
14 January 2021
In its more than 700 schools educating more than 500,000 Palestine refugee children across the Middle East, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) curriculum emphasizes the UN values of neutrality, human rights, tolerance...
03 December 2020
To mark the 2020 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) reaffirms its commitment to promote and to protect the rights and needs of Palestine refugees with disabilities