Press Releases

UNRWA students participate at the kite flying event held at Khan Younis Training Centre in Gaza, in solidarity with the people of Japan. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Sarraj
06 April 2018
On 13 March 2018, over 1,000 Palestine refugee students from four UNRWA schools in Khan Younis, Gaza, gathered to fly kites of hope in commemoration of the seventh anniversary of the most powerful earthquake ever recorded to hit Japan. For the seventh year, messages of...
02 April 2018
With its unprecedented pledge of USD 50 million to UNRWA at a recent ministerial conference in Rome, Qatar will become one of UNRWA’s top donors and will have a major impact on the Agency’s ability to continue its vital services to the vulnerable Palestine refugee community...
The European Union (EU) Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, during the inauguration ceremony of renovated school premises in Beddawi camp, Lebanon. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Maysoun Mustafa
28 March 2018
Today, the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, inaugurated the renovated UNRWA Ramleh school premises for Palestine refugee children in Beddawi camp, North Lebanon. The ceremony was attended by students,...
© 2018 Photo courtesy of Marco Giallonardi (AICS)
23 March 2018
The Consul General of Italy to Jerusalem, Mr. Fabio Sokolowicz, and the Director of External Relations and Communications of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Ms. Francoise Vanni, along with Ms. Cristina Natoli,...
His Holiness Pope Francis Received UNRWA Commissioner-General in a Private Audience Following Extraordinary Rome Conference Aimed at Addressing UNRWA’s Unprecedented Financial Crisis
17 March 2018
The Vatican, Today, in Rome, His Holiness Pope Francis received UNRWA’s Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, in a private audience . The dialogue focused on the plight of Palestine refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. The Commissioner-General...