Press Releases

01 August 2019
UNRWA is pleased to announce that, following official communication by the office of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and consultations with the Agency and with the Department of Operational Support, Christian Saunders has been appointed as acting Deputy Commissioner-...
31 July 2019
The Government of Kuwait has contributed US$ 5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
31 July 2019
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed a contribution agreement for US$ 1 million with the UNRWA in support of the Agency’s food assistance activities in Gaza.
29 July 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced a US$ 50 million contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), thus reiterating its commitment to support the vital and life-saving services provided by the Agency to over...
22 July 2019
Today, the Government of Austria signed an agreement amounting to EUR 1.95 million with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). Guided...