Press Releases

16 December 2019
The United Nations General Assembly voted on December 13, 2019 to extend the mandate of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) until 2023.
15 December 2019
The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) signed an agreement today under which the State of Qatar will contribute US$ 20.7 million to support the access of Palestine refugees to...
12 December 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has just disbursed the amount of US$ 25 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
11 December 2019
The European Union (EU) and the Federal Republic of Germany today signed additional contribution agreements with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The event took place at the UNRWA Jerusalem Girls’ School in Silwan,...
10 December 2019
This December 10, UNRWA joined the international community in celebrating Human Rights Day. This marks the commemoration of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This year, UNRWA schools across the Agency’s five...