Press Releases

08 August 2020
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) expresses its solidarity with the Lebanese people after the catastrophic explosion in the port of Beirut. UNRWA fears that its aftermath will hit the vulnerable communities in Lebanon...
04 August 2020
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on 18 June 2020 the appointment of Leni Stenseth of Norway as Deputy Commissioner-General of the UNRWA at the level of Assistant Secretary-General.
30 July 2020
Ambassador of Italy in Lebanon Nicoletta Bombardiere, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, signed an agreement for an additional contribution of EUR 1 million
29 July 2020
The Government of France has disbursed EUR 6 million contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) this July, bringing its total contribution for 2020 to EUR 20 million. Of the EUR 6 million, EUR 5 million will...
21 July 2020
Thirty-one senior European politicians came in support of the United National Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) yesterday through a letter that reiterated the essential role that the Agency plays in a highly volatile region.