Press Releases

17 September 2020
On 17 September 2020, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) signed contribution agreements totaling EUR 53 million from the Federal Republic of Germany through the KfW Development Bank
14 September 2020
On Monday, 14 September 2020, the Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, began his first official visit to Lebanon since he assumed his post on 18 March.
14 September 2020
The European Union (EU) has donated EUR 500,000 in humanitarian aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to step up hygiene and sanitation measures. This vital donation will contribute to the Agency’s efforts to...
11 September 2020
The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Guo Wei and the Commissioner General of UNRWA, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, signed a contribution agreement of US$ 1 million in support of food assistance in Gaza
08 September 2020
The Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, thanked the Agency’s frontline staff for their dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic during a visit to Aida and Dheisheh Palestine refugee camps in Bethlehem yesterday.