Press Releases

© 2015 UNRWA Photo
10 November 2015
UNRWA and the Norwegian Refugee Council held their second regional meeting in Amman from 27 to 28 October 2015 to review the progress to date on the regional Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two agencies and explore ways to further strengthen the partnership in...
Homs, May 2015. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
09 November 2015
The European Commission rapidly responded to the urgent needs of vulnerable Palestine refugees in Syria with an additional EUR 2.5 million (US$ 2.7 million) contribution in October 2015. This brings the European Commission's humanitarian aid to UNRWA in 2015 to EUR 5...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl met with the South Korean Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cho Tae-yul, and several other government officials during his two-day visit to the Republic of Korea on 5 and 6 November. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Maria Mohammedi
09 November 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl carried out a two-day visit to the Republic of Korea on 5 and 6 November with the aim of strengthening relations and broadening partnerships.
© 2015 UNRWA Photo
04 November 2015
In Tokyo today, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl was received by H.E. Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan. This meeting, a first in the Agency's history, was an opportunity to express profound gratitude for Japan's long-standing and generous support to...
© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh
30 October 2015
Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority Takeshi Okubo and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed an agreement earlier today for a JPY 630 million (US$ 5.73 million) contribution from Japan to support...