Press Releases

@2018 UNRWA PHOTO
13 March 2018
Today in 700 UNRWA schools across the Middle East, thousands of students flew and carried kites to send a message of hope, demanding that all the schools run by the Agency remain open, in spite of the financial crisis confronting UNRWA. More than 500,000 students took part...
Landmark Amman Hotel Chairwoman Mary Nazzal-Batayneh and Abdi Aynte, Chair of the Dignity Is Priceless campaign and UNRWA Director of Planning, sign Memorandum of Understanding in support of the #DignityIsPriceless campaign. © 2018 UNRWA Photo
12 March 2018
On 4 March 2018, UNRWA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Landmark Amman Hotel in support of the #DignityIsPriceless campaign in Jordan
© 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
07 March 2018
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 23.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). yesterday, an agreement was jointly signed by the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan...
05 March 2018
The Government of Italy has contributed EUR 1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s 2017 Emergency Appeal for Syria. The grant will support emergency education for Palestine refugee...
The Netherlands supports the education of Palestine refugee children from Syria in Jordan. © 2018 UNRWA Photo, Yasmeen Yasin
28 February 2018
The Kingdome of the Netherlands contributed US$ 2.3 million to support the education of Palestine refugee from Syria children in Jordan. The contribution includes support for the rehabilitation and maintenance of 82 buildings housing 141 schools, in addition to the...