Series S-0354 - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) - Subject Files

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S-0354

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

Date(s)

  • 1963 - 1989 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 3

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UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1958-1972: Bunche; 1965-1970: Rolz-Bennett; 1970-1978: Guyer; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1986-1992: Goulding)

Series consists of materials documenting the progress of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Materials include personnel files, General Assembly reports, UN documents, accident and incident reports, country file, press releases, news clippings, cables, briefings, reports on adopted resolutions and correspondence. Subjects include the kidnappings of Alec Collet, Adrian Walsh, Jan Stenning and William Jorgensen; legal claims against Israel for losses and damages to UNRWA and UNTSO propert; the Financing Working Group; Secretary-General's appeals for contributions; the protection of Palestine refugees; emergency assistance to Lebanon; the Palestine National Guard; the Ben-Porat resettlement plan; the Mia Mia and Nuweimeh camps; and the UN Conciliation Commission to Palestine. Also contains documentation on the implementation of resolutions 37/120, 38/83, 39/99, 40/166, 41/69, 35/13 C, E, F, 34/52, 33/112 and 42/69. Correspondents include Political Advisor J. C. Aime; Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and Legal Counsel E. Suy; Seconded for the Staff on Secondment from the Secretariat to UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) J. A. Miles; and Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs B. Urquhart.

Accession number: 1992/0069

Actual series size: 5 boxes

Novak

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      Is superseded by: 1992/0069: UNRWA Subject Files

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      DAG-1

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