Official Statements

06 February 2023
Four children- two of whom are students in UNRWA schools- are among those who perished in the massive earthquake that hit northern Syria and Turkey today.
30 January 2023
From Adam Bouloukos, UNRWA Director of West Bank Affairs EAST JERUSALEM Since Monday 23 January, the UNRWA West Bank staff union open strike has impacted on the Agency’s ability to deliver core services. Critical services to Palestine refugees in the West Bank, such as...
24 January 2023
Thank you very much Director-General Mme Tatiana Valovaya for hosting me and making it tradition to have the first Executive Briefing of the year with UNRWA and to present our needs to the diplomatic community in Geneva.
12 December 2022
On 5 December, Israeli Security Forces forcibly entered the premises of an UNRWA girls’ school in the Bethlehem area of the West Bank. They also attempted to forcibly enter an UNRWA boys’ school nearby. The integrity of the schools was further compromised during clashes...
10 December 2022
“The 75-year anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2023 will also mark 75 years of displacement for millions of Palestine refugees and their descendants,