The Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Pierre Krähenbühl said that “the lives of 560,000 Palestine refugees have been impacted by the deepening conflict in Syria and 430,000 Palestine refugees - 95 per cent of those refugees remaining in Syria - are in need of emergency humanitarian assistance”.
In his speech at an international conference on Tuesday in Helsinki, Krähenbühl said that 280,000 are internally displaced and around 43,000 are trapped in hard-to-reach or besieged areas. In addition to this, there are more than 30,000 Palestine refugees from Syria who have fled to Lebanon and nearly 17,000 who have fled to Jordan, where they face a marginalized and precarious existence.”, he added.
UNRWA recently launched an international appeal to help Palestinian refugees caught up in the Syrian crisis and asked for US$ 411 million to provide them with humanitarian assistance, protection, and basic services.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat