Press Releases

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Jordan, the head of DFID Jordan, and the Director of UNRWA Operations in Jordan photographed during the multi-year agreement signing ceremony held at the UNRWA Amman New Camp.  © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Dania Al Batayneh
27 November 2018
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and The Government of the United Kingdom, through the Department for International Development (DFID), launched a multi-year agreement to support UNRWA Syria regional crisis...
Students in Lebanon attend the 7th EU-UNRWA Academic Fair where they were introduced to different vocational and academic programmes. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Mahmoud
26 November 2018
Today, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the Lebanese Universities Union, with the support of the European Union, launched the 7 th Academic Fair aimed at increasing the exposure of young Palestine refugees to...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and Ambassador Okubo signing ceremony for two Japanese contributions.   © UNRWA 2018 Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
22 November 2018
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, and Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, attended a signing ceremony for two...
The Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait and Ambassador to the UN, H.E. Mr. Mansour Al-Otaibi, hands a cheque to Mr. Peter Mulrean, Director of the UNRWA Representative Office in New York.
21 November 2018
UNRWA expressed on Thursday its deep gratitude to the State of Kuwait for the extraordinary contribution of US$ 42.1 million received on 14 November
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl addresses Advisory Commission delegates in Jordan 19-20 November  © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
20 November 2018
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl lauded the resolve and creativity with which the Agency and the international community addressed its “greatest financial predicament ever”