Press Releases

08 November 2019
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, informed United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday that he would be resigning from his post effective immediately.
04 November 2019
UNRWA confirms that an agreement was reached between the Agency and the UNRWA Jordan Field Staff Union, ending the labour strike that began yesterday
31 October 2019
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl participated in the XVIII Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 25 and 26 October 2019. This was the first time UNRWA was invited to attend and speak at a NAM Summit...
21 October 2019
In coordination with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), under the theme “Food Systems to End Hunger in the World”, Qatar Charity distributed 37,000 meals to Palestine refugee students in 35 UNRWA schools in the Gaza...
21 October 2019
On 10 October, the Special Coordinator for Syria, the Chargé d'Affaires of the Embassy of Japan in Syria, Mr. Futoshi Matsumoto, visited UNRWA installations in the Alliance neighborhood in Damascus, accompanied by the First-Secretary, Mr. Hiroki Miyoshi, and the Second-...