refugees

12 May 2017
Dead Sea Declaration and Call to Action on Refugees and Diabetes Under the patronage of HRH Princess Muna al-Hussein, the International Conference on Refugees and Diabetes, involving more than 75 representatives of the Ministries of Health from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine...
© 2014 UNRWA Photo
16 March 2017
Through #VoicesfromSyria, UNRWA is sharing six stories of Palestine refugees spanning three generations describing details of daily life in Syria. The narratives reveal extraordinary resilience, and hope is encapsulated in the song, ‘Dreaming of the Future’, recorded for...
14 February 2017
UNRWA considers accountability to affected populations to be a cornerstone of quality service provision to meet changing refugee needs and deliver more sustainable development outcomes. A number of formal and informal mechanisms, standards and practices are in place at the...
Drowning of Palestinians off the coast of Sicily a ‘clear and tragic sign’ of untenable situation
19 March 2015
Statement by UNRWA Spokesperson, Chris Gunness According to latest reports, as many as nine Palestinians drowned off the coast of Sicily on 4 March. They were amongst 59 Palestinians who were part of a larger group trying to reach Europe from the shores of Libya. The fact...
UN Photo/Rick Bajornas
06 November 2014
Statement by Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl to the Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly (the Special Political and Decolonization Committee), New York, 4 November 2014 Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, I am greatly honoured to...