Press Releases

04 March 2019
UNRWA warmly welcomes the decision by the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) dated 2 March 2019 to establish and operationalize a Waqf endowment fund
03 March 2019
The Government of France contributed EUR 500,000 in support of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Social Safety Net Programme (SSNP). The Social Safety Net Programme (SSNP) was created in light of the wide exposure of...
28 February 2019
Today, the European Union member states (Madad Fund) contributed EUR 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as part of the EU's “Strengthening the Resilience of Palestine Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon”...
28 February 2019
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Near East (UNRWA) thanks the Government of Belgium for its generous donation in 2018 of EUR 1,000,000 to the Support to Emergency Job Creation and Transitional Shelter Cash Assistance (TSCA) programmes in Gaza.
27 February 2019
The European Union Representative, Ralph Tarraf, and Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Pierre Krähenbühl, signed the EU-UNRWA contribution agreement in support of the Agency's 2019 Programme Budget.