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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
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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
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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
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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
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© 2016 UNRWA Photo by Christien van den Brink
08 February 2017
Denmark has contributed DKK 25 million (approximately US$ 3.6 million) to UNRWA in support of its core programmes and services in Lebanon, helping ensure that the Agency can continue to provide basic services in education, health, relief and social services, and camp improvement to Palestine refugees
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Sahnaya Distribution Centre, Sahnaya, Rif Damascus, Syria, May 2016. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 February 2017
The Government of Italy, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), has contributed EUR 2.25 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s emergency operations in response to the ongoing Syria crisis.
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Véronique Hulmann, Director of Cooperation for Gaza and the West Bank at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and Francoise Vanni, Director of External Relations and Communications at UNRWA, discuss the Swiss Confederation’s multi-year agreement with UNRWA that will provide CHF 75.5 million (approximately US$ 73.7 million) to the Agency’s core programmes and services over the 2017-2020 period. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
02 February 2017
The Swiss Confederation, through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has signed a multi-year agreement with UNRWA totaling CHF 75.5 million (approximately US$ 73.7 million) that will go towards the Agency’s core programmes and services over the 2017-2020 period
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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
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© 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
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