Press Releases

United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake meets with UNRWA student parliamentarians in Gaza, oPt. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Rula A
24 June 2019
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, conducted an official mission to the West Bank and Gaza, as part of her first visit to the Middle East. During the mission, Ms. Wickramanayake visited schools, vocational training centres,...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (center) addresses the Advisory Commission Meeting on 17 June at the Dead Sea in Jordan. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
18 June 2019
The Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East ( UNRWA ) met in Jordan on 17-18 June to discuss support for the Agency as it continues to meet the needs of millions of Palestine refugees who face hardship and...
Students showcase their achievements in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) during the open day UNRWA organized, with support from the European Union, in Siblin Training Centre, Saida, southern of Lebanon. © 2019 Photo by Ahmad Mahmoud.
14 June 2019
With generous support from the European Union (EU), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held its annual open day in Siblin Training Centre in Saida, southern Lebanon. Students of the UNRWA Technical and Vocational...
10 June 2019
A performance assessment of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) commissioned by some of the world’s top donors has found that the Agency is “competent, resilient and resolute”, with an overall rating of “highly...
28 May 2019
The European Commission is providing EUR 3 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to provide emergency cash assistance to the conflict-affected Palestine refugees in Syria.