Press Releases

09 June 2017
UNRWA condemns the existence of tunnels under two of its schools in Maghazi camp in the Gaza Strip in the strongest possible terms. "It is unacceptable that students and staff are placed at risk in such a way," says UNRWA Spokesperson Christopher Gunness
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (right) met with IR USA CEO Anwar Khan (left) in May 2017 to strengthen ties and acknowledge the continued support of IR USA for Palestine refugees. © 2017 UNRWA Photo
09 June 2017
Islamic Relief USA has generously contributed US$1.96 million to UNRWA to help provide 2,400 vulnerable Palestine refugee children in Gaza with assistance support that will contribute towards enhancing their resilience
EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl sign the EU-UNRWA Joint Declaration 2017-2020. © European Union, 2017 / Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
07 June 2017
EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn and UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl signed a Joint Declaration on EU support to UNRWA for the period 2017-2020
Damascus, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
07 June 2017
UNRWA is providing the most vulnerable Palestine refugees some respite from Syria’s devastating conflict during the holy month of Ramadan by distributing suhour baskets and meat pies in its collective shelters
© 2017 UNRWA Photo by Mustafa Gharableh
06 June 2017
From 15 to 17 May, the Department of Education held its second Curriculum Forum in Amman as part of extended efforts to further strengthen the implementation of the Agency’s Curriculum Framework