Press Releases

28 February 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Near East (UNRWA) thanks the Government of Belgium for its generous donation in 2018 of EUR 1,000,000 to the Support to Emergency Job Creation and Transitional Shelter Cash Assistance (TSCA) programmes in Gaza.
27 February 2019
The European Union Representative, Ralph Tarraf, and Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl, signed the EU-UNRWA contribution agreement in support of the Agency's 2019 Programme Budget.
23 February 2019
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 23 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
17 February 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has appointed Mr. Amanya Michael Ebye, a Ugandan national, to the position of Director of UNRWA Affairs in the Syrian Arab Republic as of 15 February 2019.
14 February 2019
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and UNRWA held a ceremony at the UNRWA Haifa School in Beirut to mark the end of an eight month GIZ project entitled