Official Statements

03 June 2017
As soon as issues relating to a photograph in our Ramadan campaign were brought to our attention we looked into the matter. We had mistakenly posted an image from our archive of a child in Syria and had said that the child was in Gaza. The image has been replaced. Palestine...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (second from left) addresses member states’ delegates at the opening session of the first biannual Advisory Commission Meeting of 2017. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
22 May 2017
“Wherever they turn today, Palestine refugees see no horizon, no identifiable political solution, no genuine determination, no respect of their rights,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells member states’ delegates at the first biannual Advisory Commission...
08 March 2017
UNRWA is alarmed by the escalation of violence in Dera’a Governorate, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus
© 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.