Press Releases

05 January 2018
UNRWA celebrated Thursday the inauguration of an eligibility and registration office in Manshiyet Abu Hammour in Karak governorate, and the inauguration of a health centre in Madaba. The inauguration of these two centers is part of the Agency’s continuous effort to...
Roundtable engages Palestine Refugee Youth on Challenges and the Way Forward for Employment in Lebanon.  © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Tarek el-Salhani
28 December 2017
UNRWA and the European Union hosted a roundtable discussion on 13 December 2017 to examine issues related to the employment of Palestine refugees in Lebanon
22 December 2017
The European Union (EU) has announced an additional, vital contribution of EUR 10.5 million to UNRWA in support of education, access to health care, employment opportunities, and improved living conditions for millions of Palestine refugees
Signing ceremony with Ms. Françoise Vanni, UNRWA Director of External Relations and Communications, Mr. Jonas Blume, Director of KfW Office in Ramallah, and Ms. Kristin Luther, German Representative Office in Ramallah © 2017 Photo by Christian Willach, KfW.
22 December 2017
UNRWA signed two agreements with the German Development Bank totaling EUR 23.15 million from the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. As part of the overall contribution, EUR 18.15 million will be allocated to the UNRWA reconstruction programme in Gaza...
Mr. Rafael Matos, Spanish Consul General in Jerusalem (right), and Mr. Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner-General, discuss the Spanish contribution that provided EUR 2 million to the Agency’s core programmes and services over the 2016-2017 period. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi
18 December 2017
The Government of Spain, through the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation, has contributed EUR 2 million in support of UNRWA human development activities