It is definitely a pleasure to be back here in New York. In fact, I’m in town because tomorrow there will be a Pledging Conference organized by the President of the General Assembly in the presence of the UN Secretary-General to support UNRWA.
The United States announced today a contribution of US$ 153.7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of humanitarian assistance, human development and protection of Palestine Refugees.
Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado and Her imperial Highness Princess Tsuguko of Takamado, accompanied by the Japanese Ambassador to Jordan, H.E. Jiro Okuyama, visited Amman New Camp to show their support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and Palestine Refugees living in the camp.
To commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, Palestine Refugee students from four UNRWA schools in the Japan neighborhood of Khan Younis came together to participate in a series of cultural activities in solidarity with Japan.
the Ambassador of Italy to Lebanon, Nicoletta Bombardiere, and the Director of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Affairs in Lebanon, Dr. Dorothee Klaus, signed a one-year agreement for an additional contribution of EUR 2 million to support the most vulnerable Palestine Refugees in Lebanon, in particular persons with disabilities, whose dire situation and difficult access to services was further compounded by the socio-economic crisis hitting Lebanon since 2019.
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