Press Releases

Artist Israa’ Musallam, 28 years old, is drawing on the walls of the UNRWA Gaza Field Office. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al Sarraj
13 April 2017
To spread positive messages, and add more colour to life among students and staff in Gaza, over the past six months approximately 190 young Palestinian artists have painted the internal walls of 70 UNRWA installations across Gaza. This has included newly-constructed UNRWA...
Photo Courtesy of Peter Dahdal
12 April 2017
In a conference organized by UNRWA and the World Diabetes Foundation, experts in health-care service delivery for refugees from different sectors gathered in Jordan to discuss how to improve the quality of health-care services delivered to refugee populations with diabetes...
10 April 2017
The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, concluded a two-day mission to Moscow on Friday. He met with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mikhail...
07 April 2017
In a landmark report presented today, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, urges all member states actively to support and make the funding of UNRWA "sustainable, predictable and sufficient"
Students go back to school in Alliance, Jaramana camp, Syria. © 2016 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
04 April 2017
The devastating impact of the war in Syria has not diminished the academic achievement of students in UN-run schools, according to figures released by UNRWA at the Syria conference in Brussels