Palestine: EU announces €261 million in support of UNRWA’s operations

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Union confirmed today its role as a long-standing, predictable and reliable partner of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and one of its largest donors. The European Commission adopted €261 million as the […]

EU announces vital €92 million contribution in support of UNRWA’s operations

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Union has disbursed an essential payment of €92 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, Josep Borrell, said: “We remain determined to support UNRWA both […]

EU mobilises €21 million to support Palestine refugees via the UN Relief and Works Agency

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission will mobilise additional €21 million for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on top of €82 million already paid into the programme budget this year to support vulnerable Palestine Refugees in the Middle East. Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and […]

‘Bleakest period yet’ in Occupied Palestinian Territory: UN human rights expert

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Reports of the indignities faced by people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory have “painted the bleakest picture yet” of the human rights situation there, a United Nations expert has said. Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk was in Amman, Jordan, this week where he met with […]

Easing funding woes for UN agency assisting Palestine refugees a ‘wise investment for today and the future’

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. A pledging conference on Monday for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) aimed to address the body’s chronic funding shortfall and also examine long-term priorities. “The outstanding work of UNRWA has an immediate effect by […]