The role played by the UNRWA contributes to promoting efforts to realize security and stability in the region, Shoukry said during a meeting on Tuesday with UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini.
During a ministerial meeting for UNRWA on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York in December 2022, Shoukry stated that the UNRWA embodies the legal and political commitments of the international community to the right of the Palestinian refugees to return home.
Shoukry’s remarks were made during a ministerial meeting for UNRWA on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, attended by ministers and high-level officials, including Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s “endless” support for United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) during a Saturday meeting with UNRWA’s under-secretary Philip Lazzarini.
In remarks to Egypt Today during his visit to Egypt, Lazzarini said Egypt is one of the agency’s largest partners, adding that the UNRWA is communicating with the Egyptian government regarding the Gaza reconstruction and how this can endorse efforts of supporting Palestinian refugees.
The fourth edition of the WYF started on Monday in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh with the participation of a large number of youth and figures from across the world. The forum will be concluded on Thursday.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated Egypt's constant keenness on supporting the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the important role the agency is playing in backing the Palestinian refugees.
The Spokesperson also hailed the U.S. decision which reflects the U.S. Administration’s interest in the region's issues.
The UNRWA focuses on supporting education, health and relief efforts.
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 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.
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) financial deficit this year is estimated at $120 million.
Arab League says UNRWA symbolizes the international community's responsibility toward the Palestinian refugees
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) offered a contribution of $50 million to the UN agency.
Krahenbuhl, commissioner-general of the UNRWA, expressed on Wednesday his hope for continuing coordination and consultation with Egypt during the coming period.
A Palestinian committee, affiliated to the Arab Parliament (AP), convened on Monday in Cairo to discuss means of helping UNRWA to resume services for Palestinian refugees.
Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed AboulGheit said that the U.S. allowed Iran following the 2015 deal to restore a big amount offrozen money.
Egypt will not tolerate terrorist acts or foreign interventions in Arab countries' internal affairs, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said.
Shoukry expressed concerns over the challenges facing the UNRWA which provides humanitarian aid to about 5.4 million Palestinian refugees.
The 150th ordinary session of the Arab League will discuss the the current attempts to end the role of the UNRWA