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During his three-day mission to Germany, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) met with the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier (right), and several other high-level officials. Photo Courtesy of the German Federal Foreign Office
20 October 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Munich and Berlin on 17, 18 and 19 October for a series of high-level meetings aimed at further strengthening the strategic UNRWA-Germany partnership and increasing awareness of the Agency’s work
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...
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
06 April 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl says war-related trauma was often underestimated by the international community
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl with the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Witold Waszczykowski. Photo courtesy of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
27 January 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl conducted his first visit to Poland, where he met with senior members of the Polish Government and attended the opening of the UNRWA Film and Photo Archive traveling exhibition, 'The Long Journey'
12 December 2016
The Government of India has contributed US$ 1.25 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to support the Agency’s core programmes and services, including education, health care, and relief and social services. The...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl (left) met with the Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Margot Wallström (right), and several other senior officials during his two-day mission to Sweden. Photo Courtesy of Emelie Borg
21 October 2016
On 21 October, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded a two-day visit to Stockholm, during which he met with senior government officials, parliamentarians, and researchers to highlight the long-standing partnership between Sweden and UNRWA and raise...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) addresses the Nahr el Bared reconstruction meeting, calling on the international community to support the camp’s reconstruction. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
06 October 2016
The European Union has allocated EUR 12 million in support of UNRWA efforts for the reconstruction of the Nahr el‑Bared Camp in Lebanon. These funds come in addition to the EUR 24 million previously donated by the European Union to contribute to rebuilding the NBC
09 August 2016
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl visited Syria from 6 to 8 August, meeting with Palestine refugees, UNRWA staff and government officials
Queen Rania and Commissioner-General Discuss Support for Gaza
27 July 2014
As violence in the Gaza Strip seriously worsens the plight of the 1.8 million people trapped in the coastal enclave, support and solidarity from the international community becomes increasingly important. On 27 July UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Commissioner-General...
Statement by the CG of UNRWA, Filippo Grandi
20 December 2013
It has been one year since Yarmouk, the vast suburb of Damascus