Press Releases

The members of the Advisory Commission, accompanied by the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, met with community representatives, in particular youth groups during their visit to Lebanon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Naamani
16 November 2017
On 15 and 16 November 2017, members of the UNRWA Advisory Commission visited the Agency’s operations in Lebanon and witnessed firsthand the situation of Palestine refugees
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl addresses the Agency’s Advisory Commission during a meeting at the Dead Sea in Jordan on 13 November 2017. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
14 November 2017
Speaking at the UNRWA Advisory Commission meeting, Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl paid tribute to the Agency in building and maintaining “one of the most successful” human development institutions in the Middle East, making an “indispensable contribution to human...
13 November 2017
The UK-based Al-Khair Foundation contributed US$40,000 in support of psychosocial activities provided by UNRWA in Gaza
The Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon, H.E. Matahiro Yamaguchi, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, announced the signature of an agreement for a US$ 3 million contribution from the Government of Japan to the UNRWA, Lebanon, in the presence of the Palestinian Ambassador in Lebanon, Ashraf Dabbour. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tarek el-Salhani
08 November 2017
The Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon, H.E. Matahiro Yamaguchi, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, announce the signature of an agreement for a US$ 3 million contribution from the Government of Japan
Asma Elementary Coed ‘C’ School, Gaza. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Saraj
08 November 2017
This autumn, students across 15 schools in Syria, Gaza, Belgium, the United Kingdom and Norway are connecting through the virtual exchange project, My Voice-My School