Press Releases

15 November 2019
UNRWA hopes that the ceasefire that was reached the night of 13 November will put an end to two days of escalation between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli military operations reportedly saw 34 Palestinians[1] killed, including 8 children,...
14 November 2019
With a generous donation of US$ 1.5 million from the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and in cooperation with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Palestine refugee students received school supplies during a...
13 November 2019
Yesterday, the Officer-in-Charge of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Mr. Christian Saunders presented the Agency’s annual report to the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) of the United...
08 November 2019
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, informed United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday that he would be resigning from his post effective immediately.
04 November 2019
UNRWA confirms that an agreement was reached between the Agency and the UNRWA Jordan Field Staff Union, ending the labour strike that began yesterday