Sweden

12 April 2019
Foreign Ministers H.E Margot Wallström of Sweden and H.E Ayman Safadi of Jordan hosted a ministerial strategic dialogue in Stockholm today to discuss sustainable ways to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
28 September 2018
On 27 September, the Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Sweden, Turkey, Japan and Germany, as well as the High Representative and Vice-President of the European Union, hosted a Ministerial Meeting in New York, with the aim of mobilising financial and political support for the...
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...
10 March 2017
The Government of Sweden, through the Swedish International Development Agency Cooperation, has contributed SEK 60 million (approximately US$ 6.6 million) UNRWA to support the Agency’s emergency response to the Syria regional crisis and the situation in the occupied...
21 October 2016
On 21 October, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl concluded a two-day visit to Stockholm, during which he met with senior government officials, parliamentarians, and researchers to highlight the long-standing partnership between Sweden and UNRWA and raise...
09 May 2016
The Kingdom of Sweden has announced a SEK 65 million (US$ 8 million) contribution to UNRWA in support of the Emergency Appeals for Syria and for the occupied Palestinian territory
23 February 2016
Sweden has announced an increase in its annual contribution to the UNRWA Programme Budget to US$ 40.6 million. This 15 per cent increase follows the past years growth in Sweden’s support for the Agency, highlighting its status as a consistent and valued partner in aiding...
28 May 2015
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has announced a new SEK 40 million (US$ 4.8 million) contribution to the UNRWA Emergency Appeal for the occupied Palestinian territory. The Emergency Appeal addresses the humanitarian needs of Palestine...
09 March 2015
Sweden is to increase its annual contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to US $ 36 million. This represents an additional SEK 18 million (USD 2 million). This does not include Sweden’s contribution to the UNRWA emergency appeal, which amounts to...