Press Releases

15 December 2019
The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) signed an agreement today under which the State of Qatar will contribute US$ 20.7 million to support the access of Palestine refugees to...
11 December 2019
The European Union (EU) and the Federal Republic of Germany today signed additional contribution agreements with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The event took place at the UNRWA Jerusalem Girls’ School in Silwan,...
10 December 2019
The Government of Austria yesterday signed an agreement amounting to EUR 2 million with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s 2019 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal.
10 December 2019
On 8 December 2019, the UNRWA marked 70 years in service for Palestine refugees. Following the Arab-Israeli conflict of 1948, UNRWA was established by the United Nations General Assembly to carry out direct relief and works programmes for Palestine refugees. Today, some 5.5...
10 December 2019
The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, visited a number installations of the UNRWA in Amman on 9 December. During her visit, she was accompanied by Acting UNRWA Commissioner-General Mr. Christian Saunders and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in...