Press Releases

29 November 2019
The Advisory Commission on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) met in Jordan on 25-26 November where it held strategic discussions concerning the Agency and the challenges it faces in providing services to millions of...
27 November 2019
UNRWA is reiterating its call for gender equality and ending gender based violence under the theme “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV)”.
22 November 2019
UNRWA has just completed a study on the experiences of women living in the Gaza Strip, which served as a basis for a report called “How Does She Cope?”, released today as part of the Agency’s annual #GivingTuesday #Give4Gaza campaign.
21 November 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has just disbursed a contribution of US$ 12.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This extraordinary financial contribution will help the Agency continue to provide critical...
20 November 2019
This week, as the Convention on the Right of the Child (CRC) turns 30, the UNRWA reflects on the impact of its assistance to the children of Gaza, the West Bank including East Jerusalem, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.