Press Releases

07 December 2017
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl, has concluded a two-day visit to London in which he met the Secretary of State for International Development, the Right Honourable Penny Mordaunt MP, and the Minister of State for International Development and Minister...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo
04 December 2017
On November 21, the newly elected members of the first-ever UNRWA student parliament, representing all of the Agency’s fields of operation – West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria – came together for a four-day workshop held in Beirut. This was an unprecedented...
01 December 2017
UNRWA organized a roundtable discussion and a camp field visit for the diplomatic missions in Jordan, as part of its continued partnership and communication efforts with the donor community
(From Left) Samir Abdelrahim, Chief Field Education Programme in Syria, Bassam Shawa, Chief of Education Programme Coordination, Salem Dib, Chief Field Education Programme in Lebanon, Caroline Pontefract, Director of Education Programme, Farid Abu Athra, Chief Field Education Programme in Gaza, Orouba Al Mousa Chief Field Education Programme in Jordan, and Muaweyah Amar Chief Field Education Programme in the West Bank. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
27 November 2017
The twenty-seventh annual meeting of the Council of Educational Affairs of the Arab League discusses the achievements and challenges of the UNRWA education programme
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Jordan, Ambassador Lee Bom-yon, sign a contribution agreement from the Government of the Republic of Korea in Amman on November 15. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
27 November 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea has contributed US$ 500,000 to help ensure the continuity of UNRWA educational and health services to Palestine refugees from Syria in Jordan