Press Releases

© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Asad Jabari
25 January 2017
UNRWA and the Aqbat Jabr Camp Services Committee inaugurated a new concrete bridge in Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in Jericho to enhance safety and access for all camp residents
Young-Sam Choi, the Head of the Representative Office of the Republic of Korea in Palestine, and Francoise Vanni, the Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, sign an agreement on 24 January 2017 outlining the Republic of Korea’s US$ 500,000 contribution to UNRWA to help the Agency develop and promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Syria. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
25 January 2017
The Government of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) has contributed US$ 500,000 UNRWA to promote safe spaces and healthy lifestyles for Palestine refugee children in Syria, benefiting approximately 45,000 boys and girls in UNRWA schools
Courtesy of the Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs
24 January 2017
“The world should not forget some 560,000 Palestine refugees from whose lives have been impacted by the deepening conflict in Syria,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl is to tell an international conference on the Syria crisis held in Helsinki
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
20 January 2017
On 20 January 2017, UNRWA hosted a ceremony at the Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture in Beirut to honour 112 young Palestine refugee graduates and awardees of university scholarships funded by the European Union in Lebanon
 Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank Scott Anderson meets with Brother Peter Bray, Vice-Chancellor of Bethlehem University, and Negib K. Nasser, an engineer with the University, to discuss the implementation of the Saudi-funded ‘Developing, Furnishing and Equipping the Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism’ project at Bethlehem University. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Nanna Hansen
19 January 2017
UNRWA will implement the ‘Developing, Furnishing and Equipping the Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism’ project t at Bethlehem University through a US$ 10 million donation generously provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Saudi Fund for Development