Press Releases

10 December 2021
The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Mr. Phillippe Lazzarini, just ended a three-day visit in Lebanon where he met with UNRWA staff and refugees in Burj Barajneh camp in Beirut.
09 December 2021
Ahead of International Human Rights Day, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) joins the wider UN system in commemorating this important day and calls for an end to inequalities and for the upholding of the human rights...
09 December 2021
The Government of Sweden, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People signed a contribution agreement worth SEK 50 million...
01 December 2021
The Advisory Commission (AdCom) on the UNRWA met on 29-30 November in Amman amidst immense concern over the financial shortfall that the Agency is facing.
29 November 2021
Nancy Izzo Jackson, U.S. State Department Senior Bureau Official (SBO) for Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), inaugurated the UNRWA Zuhour School in Amman, Jordan.