Press Releases

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”
The inauguration of UNRWA Talbieh Elementary and Preparatory Girls’ School, Jordan. © 2018 UNRWA Photo, Rami Mansour
09 November 2018
Today the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and the German Ambassador inaugurated the UNRWA Talbieh Elementary and Preparatory Girls’ School after the completion of reconstruction work on the school structure. The ceremony also marked...
UNRWA staffers join community members in olive harvest activities in the village of Beit Surik, located northwest of Jerusalem. © UNRWA photto 2018,  Iyas Abu Rahmah
30 October 2018
UNRWA organized an olive picking event last Thursday in solidarity with Palestine refugee farmers in the village of Beit Surik, located north of Jerusalem.
Indonesian Zakat Authority BAZNAS Signs its First Ever Agreement in Support of UNRWA
17 October 2018
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has signed the first multi-year agreement with Indonesia’s national Zakat agency, BAZNAS.
12 October 2018
The Government of Italy and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) formalized an agreement for a EUR 2 million contribution to the UNRWA health programme in Gaza on 12 October 2018 during a signing ceremony held at the Italian Consul General residence in...