Official Statements

09 June 2017
The Minister of State for Displaced Affairs, His Excellency Mueen Merhebi, the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Mr. Claudio Cordone, and Mr. Abdelnasser al-Ayyi of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue...
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...
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
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’.