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
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
12 August 2020
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is deeply saddened by the deaths caused by the horrific explosion of 4 August that claimed the lives of two Palestine refugees, among many others. As the list of fatalities continues...
13 March 2019
Today in Brussels, the Minister-President of Flanders, Geert Bourgeois, and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, signed a three-year agreement (2019-2021) in the value of...
14 September 2018
UNRWA and the European Union Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis, the 'Madad Fund', opened a new photography exhibition in Beirut, showcasing the previously unpublished work of ten Palestinian refugee student photographers from Syria
12 September 2018
The Government of Belgium has made an additional contribution of EUR 4 million to UNRWA to support its core educational services
05 September 2018
The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA Commissioner-General, Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, signed an agreement for a JPY 600 million, approximately US$ 5.4 million, contribution from Japan to support...
01 September 2018
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, expresses “deep regret and disappointment” over the United States' announcement that it will provide no additional funding to UNRWA
01 September 2018
UNRWA expresses deep regret and disappointment at the United States' announcement that it will no longer provide funding to the Agency after decades of staunch political and financial support