Official Statements

11 May 2021
UNRWA condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing yesterday of four Palestine refugee children near the village of Beit Hanoun, Gaza. All four children came from the same family, two siblings and two cousins.
30 April 2021
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is disappointed by the language adopted by the European Parliament in its 2019 discharge resolution on European Union (EU) budget implementation. The language implies that UNRWA...
07 April 2021
Today, is the second World Health Day in the shadow of the devastating spread of the COVID-19 virus, leaving in its wake untold death, suffering and economic hardship across the globe. Refugees and displaced persons, including Palestine refugees, are among the populations...
08 March 2021
Almost one year since the outbreak of the pandemic, UNRWA today commemorates International Women’s Day under the theme “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World”