Official Statements

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
26 July 2018
On the morning of 25 July 2018, the Israeli Security Forces entered the Jabal al-Baba Bedouin Palestine refugee community in the West Bank, close to the outskirts of East Jerusalem, and dismantled and removed a donor-funded structure that serves as a kindergarten for 28...