Press Releases

04 February 2020
UNRWA launched in Beirut today its 2020 funding appeal, including for the Syria Regional Crisis (Syria Appeal) totaling US$ 270 million.
31 January 2020
The Acting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Christian Saunders, today called for a minimum of US$ 1.4 billion to fund the Agency’s essential services and assistance, including life-saving...
21 December 2019
The Government of Japan today signed two contribution agreements amounting to 1,214,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 11.15 million) with the UNRWA
17 December 2019
On November 23, the 22 newly elected members of the third Agency-wide Student Parliament (ASP), representing all of the Agency’s fields of operation – Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem
16 December 2019
The United Nations General Assembly voted on December 13, 2019 to extend the mandate of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) until 2023.