Official Statements

01 October 2018
New York, The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Jordan, Sweden, Turkey, Japan and Germany as well as the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, in collaboration with the United Nations...
01 September 2018
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, expresses “deep regret and disappointment” over the United States' announcement that it will provide no additional funding to UNRWA
01 September 2018
UNRWA expresses deep regret and disappointment at the United States' announcement that it will no longer provide funding to the Agency after decades of staunch political and financial support
16 August 2018
Dear Ambassador Güngen, Chair of the Advisory Commission, Dear Mr. Haddad, Vice-Chair of the Advisory Commission, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear colleagues, I welcome your participation in today’s extraordinary session of the UNRWA Advisory Commission and wish to...
29 July 2018
While it is legitimate for staff members to express their frustration and discontent following measures the Agency had to take in response to the severe reductions in funding by the United States, UNRWA firmly rejects a series of actions taken by some of the protesting staff