UNRWA’s mandate overwhelmingly renewed for another three years, despite opposition by US and Israel.
Stories on allegations of ethical misconduct in UNRWA among winners at UN Correspondents Association...
Pierre Krahenbuhl denies wrongdoing maintaining ‘there is no corruption, fraud or mismanagement of aid’.
Netherlands and Switzerland already put their funding on hold after report alleged mismanagement by agency’s leadership.
Recently revealed abuses by top UNRWA management should not be politicised and used as an excuse to defund the agency.
UNRWA leadership rejects ‘unreservedly’ allegations of misconduct, nepotism and discrimination made in internal report.
Hakam Shahwan ‘separated’ from UN’s Palestinian refugee agency after pseudonymous email was sent to Al Jazeera.
UNRWA chief Pierre Krahenbuhl rejects characterisation of senior team as UN investigates.
If Palestine refugees agency doesn’t meet $1.2bn target it may have to close schools and reduce food handouts.
Head of UN agency rejects US proposal for countries hosting Palestinian refugees to take over food aid services.
More than one million people in Gaza will face food shortages in June due to a major shortfall in donations to UNRWA.
Health, education and infrastructure initiatives on hold as the Trump administration scales back on funding.
UNRWA accuses Israel of violating 1946 Refugee Convention over its plan to shut agency’s schools in East Jerusalem.