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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
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (second from left) addresses member states’ delegates at the opening session of the first biannual Advisory Commission Meeting of 2017. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
22 May 2017
“Wherever they turn today, Palestine refugees see no horizon, no identifiable political solution, no genuine determination, no respect of their rights,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells member states’ delegates at the first biannual Advisory Commission...
17 April 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl met today in Ramallah with the Prime Minister of the State of Palestine, H.E. Dr. Rami Hamdallah.
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...
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.
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the Palestinian Authority, Takeshi Okubo (right), at the signing ceremony on 24 February 2017 for Japan’s US$ 28.4 million contribution to UNRWA. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Isabel de la Cruz
24 February 2017
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 28.4 million to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s core programmes, emergency response efforts and priority projects
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl with the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Ildefonso Castro López. © 2017 UNRWA España Photo by Raquel Martí
24 February 2017
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded a three-day mission to Spain on Wednesday
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'
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
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...