UNRWA will not go away just because it loses US funds

The GAO, the General Accounting Office, the investigative arm of the US Congress, is scheduled to issue a massive report on the indiscretions of UNRWA during the month of February. That report will create...

Update: Study Shows Deterioration in New School Books ​used by the Palestinian Authority...

This paper updates a report titled "UNRWA's Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict". The said report, issued in September 2017, reviewed UNRWA's role in perpetuating the Middle East conflict, having used for...

Canada urged to monitor funds sent to UNRWA

Investigative journalist David Bedein has been following the monetary machinations of the United Nations Relief and Works Administration (UNRWA) since the late 1980s and one thing that has remained constant over that time is...

UNRWA, the EU and the map

The visit of the European Union Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) schools in the Beddawi camp in Lebanon on 27 March...

How UNRWA has perpetuated generations of refugees

A few weeks ago, the Trump Administration announced it would end all US funding for UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, established in December 1949 to support Palestinian refugees. In recent years,...

Will UN’s doomsday scenarios materialize if US cuts Palestinian aid?

While the United States has yet to cut off financial aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency that funds “Palestinian refugees” has already begun a media campaign warning...

The case for shuttering UNRWA schools’ doors closed…permanently

The US government decision to suspend funds to UNRWA schools until reforms take place in UNRWA has raised some eyebrows. Why did the US suspend funds to UNRWA in the first place? Since 1999, Hamas has...

Should funding to UNRWA be made conditional on ending incitement?

A new comprehensive study by the Center for Near East Policy Research & the Israel Resource News Agency, commissioned by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, highlights new Palestinian Authority school books used in UNRWA schools,...

UNRWA Policy Letter to US Ambassador to the UN, the Hon. Nikki Haley

Ms. Nicki Haley US Ambassador to the UN Dear Ambassador Haley, You are a welcome guest to Israel this week, where you are much admired for the integrity that you have shown in your demand for...

UNRWA – House questions continued funding and population estimate

In 2012 the Senate jn 112-172 directed the State Department to issue a report detailing the approximate number of Palestinian people in 2011 who received services from United Nations Relief and Works Agency for...