United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

What is United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)?

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) meaning

established – 8 December 1949

 

aim – to provide assistance to Palestinian refugees

 

members (advisory commission) – (25) Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, UK, US

 

observers – (3) EC, LAS, Palestine Liberation Organization

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html