BP 1 – An Agency in Evolution:

A collection of all United Nations General Assembly Resolutions concerning the Middle East:

UNRWA General Fund Programme Budget 2020-2021:

United Nations Voting Records:

UNRWA Strategy & Policy:

UNRWA Donor Charts:

BP 2 – The US and UNRWA

UNRWA’s Annual Donors and Funding Breakdowns:

US-UNRWA Cooperation Frameworks 2009-2017:

Bocco R, “UNRWA and the Palestinian refugees: A history within a history.” Refugee Survey Quarterly 28, No. 2 & 3 (2009): 229-252,

Bartholomeusz L, “The Mandate of UNRWA at Sixty.” Refugee Survey Quarterly 28, No. 2 & 3 (2009): 452-474,

BP 3 – UNRWA and WHO

World Health Assembly 73rd session:

WHO Basic Documents:

WHO Corporate Brochure:

UNRWA Who We Are:

UNRWA General Fund Programme Budget 2020-2021:

BP 4 – Comparing UNRWA to INGOs

World Vision information bank:

Save the Children Reports:

Oxfam Annual reports:

UNRWA Reports:

BP 5 – Criticisms 1 – UNRWA Perpetuates the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies:

Middle East Quarterly:

BP 6 – Criticisms 2 – UNRWA the Pacifier?

Brown, N. J. , Time to Rethink, But Not Abandon, International Aid to Palestinians. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. (2018):

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. “The Changing Faces of UNRWA: From the Global to the Local.” Journal of Humanitarian Affairs 1, No. 1 (2019): 28-41,

Harawi, Y., “Do not Punish Palestinian Refugees for UNRWA Dysfunction.” Al Jazeera, 1st August 2019,

International Crisis Group, “Bringing Back the Palestinian Refugee Question.” Crisis Group Middle East Report, No.156 (9th October 2014),

BP 7 – UNRWA and the Arab Gulf States

UNRWA’s Annual Donors and Funding Breakdowns:

Lamis El-Sharqawy, ‘The Gulf Reconsiders UNRWA’, Ahram Online, 9th February 2021,

Reuters Staff, ‘UAE halts funding to UN Palestinian Agency in ‘reset’ of aid programme’, Reuters, February 8th 2021,

BP 8 – UNRWA as a Small-Sized State: Comparison with Lesotho and Eritrea

World Bank data on Eritrea and Lesotho: 

For data on demography:

IMF report on selected economic data for Eritrea and Lesotho: Report for Selected Countries and Subjects (

Lesotho Bureau of Statistics reports: BOS Publications

2020/21 Mid-Term Budget Review from the parliament of Lesotho: 2020/21 MID-TERM BUDGET REVIEW (