Official Statements

04 February 2017
UNRWA is dismayed by the article published on 3 February 2017 in Bild, and the apparent attempt to undermine – on false premises – efforts to preserve the dignity of 5.3 million people in deep distress in a highly unstable region
04 February 2017
By UNRWA Spokesperson Christopher Gunness A number of allegations have been made against alleged UNRWA staff members which we are looking into as part of our ongoing commitment to maintaining the Agency’s neutrality. In a deliberate and increasingly systematic way, UNRWA is...
17 January 2017
UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon on the evening of 15 January 2017
22 December 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the armed violence that took place in the Ein El Hilweh Palestine Refugee camp in Lebanon and calls for restraint
12 December 2016
On 10 December, in response to a tweet from the Office of the Israeli Prime Minister, UNRWA Spokesperson tweeted the following: “Israeli PMO Spox claims @UNRWA link 2 Gaza school allegedly used 2 train kids in weaponry. Claim is false. Not an UNRWA school; no link 2 us” We...