Official Statements

UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl and Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee Chairman Dr. Hassan Mneimneh deliver a joint statement calling for the reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Ali Hashisho
05 October 2016
Joint Statement by the Lebanese Palestinian Dialogue Committee’s Dr. Hassan Mneimneh and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl on Nahr el-Bared reconstruction
29 September 2016
UNRWA strongly condemns the parties responsible for the shelling of one of its schools in Khan Eshieh in Syria
File: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas
08 September 2016
“I stand before you with an urgent and simple message: the necessity to keep alive hope and dignity for Palestine Refugees,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the assembled delegates at the 146th session of the Arab League’s Council of Ministries of Foreign...
File: UN Photo/Mark Garten
08 September 2016
“UNRWA is in the midst of a grave financial crisis, of the magnitude faced last year,” UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl tells the assembled delegates
26 August 2016
The circumstances around the incident raise serious questions about the conduct of military operations in relation to obligations under international humanitarian law and respect for the inviolability and sanctity of United Nations premises under international law