Philippe Lazzarini

UNRWA head says Rafah crossing never closed from the Egyptian side during Gaza war: Al Qahera News

Sun, 14 Jan 2024 - 10:16 GMT

Philippe Lazzarini, head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), said that the Israeli war in Gaza is a humanitarian crime, condemning the targeting of civilians by the Israeli forces in the strip.

Egypt working to receive newborns from Gaza: FM to UNRWA chief

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 09:23 GMT

Egypt is taking logistical procedures to receive the newborns from Gaza as per the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of the UNRWA on Thursday.

Egypt’s FM voices support to UNRWA’s efforts to relieve Palestinian refugees’ suffering

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 07:51 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry hailed the prominent humanitarian role played by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to alleviate the suffering of Palestinian refugees, as he met with the agency’s commissioner-general.

Egyptian FM calls for backing Palestinian refugees amid coronavirus

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 04:16 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday made a phone call with Philippe Lazzarini, the newly appointed Commissioner General of the United Nations agency supporting the relief of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.