Press Releases

Photo Courtesy of Peter Dahdal
12 April 2017
In a conference organized by UNRWA and the World Diabetes Foundation, experts in health-care service delivery for refugees from different sectors gathered in Jordan to discuss how to improve the quality of health-care services delivered to refugee populations with diabetes...
10 April 2017
The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, concluded a two-day mission to Moscow on Friday. He met with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mikhail...
07 April 2017
In a landmark report presented today, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, urges all member states actively to support and make the funding of UNRWA "sustainable, predictable and sufficient"
Students go back to school in Alliance, Jaramana camp, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
The devastating impact of the war in Syria has not diminished the academic achievement of students in UN-run schools, according to figures released by UNRWA at the Syria conference in Brussels
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visits Palestine refugees displaced from Ein el-Tal camp and sheltered in a governmental School in Aleppo. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Ahmad Abu Zeid
31 March 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Syria from 26 to 31 March, meeting with Palestine refugees, UNRWA staff and senior government officials.