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
Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner Commissioner-General, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Photo by Jennifer Jacquemart Courtesy of the European Union.
16 June 2016
During UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl’s visit to Brussels, Belgium, from 13 to 16 June 2016, the EU and UNRWA agreed to renew their Joint Declaration for the period from 2017 to 2020
10 October 2017
The European Union has signed an important additional contribution of EUR 9.5 million to the 2017 Programme Budget of UNRWA in response to a call to donors to help close a shortfall that could impact its key services such as education and health-care
Ms. Kirsten Sayers, Chief Executive Officer of RedR Australia and Ms. Francoise Vanni, Director of the UNRWA Department of External Relations and Communications sign Memorandum of Understanding to help strengthen UNRWA emergency response activities. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
05 October 2017
UNRWA and RedR Australia sign Memorandum of Understanding to help strengthen the UNRWA emergency response activities
© 2017 UNRWA Photo
04 October 2017
The Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkey and a delegation of officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency and the Turkish Red Crescent concluded a two-day visit to UNRWA fields...
The Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, Ambassador Christina Lassen, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, hand over keys to Palestine refugee families to celebrate their return to Nahr el Bared camp, Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
03 October 2017
UNRWA and the European Union held a ceremony in Nahr el-Bared camp to mark the handing over of newly reconstructed houses to 93 returning families
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl briefs the press on the margins of the General Assembly's annual general debate. UN Photo/Ariana Lindquist
28 September 2017
“We are gathered here first of all to send a message of solidarity and reassurance to 5.3 million Palestine Refugees,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the high-level meeting “Giving Hope to Palestine Refugees: New Horizons for Sustainable Funding for...
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo, after signing an agreement confirming a contribution of JPY 1.1 billion (approximately US$10.2 million) form the Government of Japan in support of UNRWA service to Palestine refugees. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
27 September 2017
The Government of Japan has contributed US$10.2 million to UNRWA for food assistance for Palestine refugees facing critical poverty in Gaza and the construction of a sewerage network in the Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in the West Bank