Press Releases

06 April 2021
A high-level Romanian delegation led by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bogdan Aurescu, visited the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Jordan on 4 April and met with Ms. Leni Stenseth, Deputy Commissioner-General...
03 April 2021
The Government of Turkey has contributed US$ 10 million to UNRWA in support of Palestine refugees. This generous funding comes at a critical time for UNRWA as it faces a severe financial crisis and will go towards the Agency’s core programmes of education, health care and...
01 April 2021
UNRWA is alarmed by the dire situation of Palestine refugees in Lebanon and the precariousness in which they live, particularly in the last year of acute financial crisis and pandemic. Many Palestine refugees live in 12 overcrowded camps across the country.
29 March 2021
On the 5th Brussels conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and of the Region”, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) reiterates its call to support Palestine refugees who are in Syria and in neighboring countries...
24 March 2021
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) hosted a virtual side event on the occasion of the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) titled “Women as Agents of Change in the Gaza Strip”. The event put the...