Press Releases

UNRWA launched the 10th edition of Palestiniadi in Siblin Training Centre, Lebanon. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Nay El-Helou
16 April 2018
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), launched today the 10th Palestiniadi (Palestinian Olympics). This year, with the support of the European Union, some 350 Lebanese nationals and Palestine refugees from Lebanon and...
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Monaco, his Excellency Gilles Tonelli, visited Beddawi camp in north Lebanon accompanied by the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
11 April 2018
Today the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Monaco, his Excellency Gilles Tonelli, visited Beddawi camp in north Lebanon accompanied by the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone. During the visit, Monaco announced a new contribution to the...
UNRWA students participate at the kite flying event held at Khan Younis Training Centre in Gaza, in solidarity with the people of Japan. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Sarraj
06 April 2018
On 13 March 2018, over 1,000 Palestine refugee students from four UNRWA schools in Khan Younis, Gaza, gathered to fly kites of hope in commemoration of the seventh anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever recorded to hit Japan. For the seventh year, messages of...
02 April 2018
With its unprecedented pledge of USD 50 million to UNRWA at a recent ministerial conference in Rome, Qatar will become one of UNRWA’s top donors and will have a major impact on the Agency’s ability to continue its vital services to the vulnerable Palestine refugee community...
The European Union (EU) Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, during the inauguration ceremony of renovated school premises in Beddawi camp, Lebanon. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
28 March 2018
Today, the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, inaugurated the renovated UNRWA Ramleh school premises for Palestine refugee children in Beddawi camp, North Lebanon. The ceremony was attended by students,...