Press Releases

A graduate poses for a photo with Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, and the Ambassador of European Union in Lebanon, Christina Lassen. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Jesse Thompson
17 September 2018
The European Union and UNRWA celebrate the university graduation of 86 recipients of scholarships from the European Union to attend universities in Lebanon
Palestinian refugee students from Syria showcase their work ©2018 UNRWA photo by Jesse Thompson
14 September 2018
UNRWA and the European Union Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis, the 'Madad Fund', opened a new photography exhibition in Beirut, showcasing the previously unpublished work of ten Palestinian refugee student photographers from Syria
12 September 2018
The Government of Belgium has made an additional contribution of EUR 4 million to UNRWA to support its core educational services
The Government of Malaysia launched a national fundraising campaign to support Palestine refugees
10 September 2018
The Government of Malaysia launched a national fundraising campaign to support Palestine refugees through UNRWA
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and  Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo (right),  sign an agreement for food aid to UNRWA totalling JPY 600 million. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
05 September 2018
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, signed an agreement for a JPY 600 million, approximately US$ 5.4 million, contribution from Japan to support...