letters to ambsassadors and consuls of the major funders of URWA

As a news agency and research center that has provided in-depth coverage of the Palestine Liberation Organization, the Palestinian Authority and UNRWA since 1987, it has come to the attention of our office that...

UNRWA urges Hamas to respect ‘inviolability’ of its facilities in Gaza

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has called on the Islamic Hamas Movement to retain from the action of violating its facilities in the Gaza Strip. In...

Will UNRWA uphold its new policy against incitement?

ON JULY 14, Philippe Lazzarini, commissioner-general of UNRWA, signed a new memorandum of understanding with the government of the US. The revolutionary aspect of this document was that this was the first time that a...

Israel to UN: Probe Hamas terror tunnels under Gaza schools

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan on Tuesday demanded an immediate UN investigation into reports that the Hamas terror group prevented inspections of a recently uncovered attack tunnel under schools in the...

UNRWA’s Anti-Semitic Teachers Exposed in 130-Page UN Watch Report

UNRWA's Anti-Semitic Teachers Exposed in 130-Page UN Watch Report https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHy9olGcx_4&t=2s

‘UNRWA is missing the point entirely’

UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer responded to UNRWA’s statement in which it announced a probe into alleged anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias by its staffers which was exposed in a UN Watch report. “UNRWA’s reply...

Statement of UNRWA on the use of PLO school books

Statement From: "ALRIFAI, Tamara" (UNRWA SPOKESWOMAN, JULY 31, 2021) Q:As a result of the memo with the US, will UNRWA be making any revisions in its curriculum? A: UNRWA does not have a curriculum, nor does it...

FSWC Once Again Urges Canada to Suspend Funding to UNRWA After Report Reveals Dozens...

Media Release Toronto (August 3, 2021) – Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) is once again calling on Canada to suspend its funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in...

Texts remain in UNRWA schools despite anti-incitement agreement

UNRWA agrees to an unprecedented new policy against incitement and violence. Will that policy hold? On July 14,  Philippe Lazzarini, UNRWA Commissioner-General of UNRWA.  signed on to a new "memo of understanding" with the US government. The...

What will change after the memo of understanding between the US and UNRWA?

On July 14 – a little more than two weeks ago – Philippe Lazzarini, UNRWA's Commissioner-General, signed a memo of understanding with the US. The key point of the document is that a donor country...