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high commissioner

1. the senior diplomatic representative sent by one Commonwealth country to another instead of an ambassador
2. the head of an international commission
3. the chief officer in a colony or other dependency
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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre KrEnhenbE-hl talking to UNRWA doctor in Jaramana collective shelter health team.
The Commissioner-General underlined that in presenting this report, the Agency is seeking to draw attention at the highest levels of the international community to the consequences for Palestine refugee children: Nothing is more important for these children in terms of their dignity and identity than the education they receive.
For his part, Commissioner-General of the Islamic Office of the Boycott of Israel Salem al-Ojaili al-Honi expressed the appreciation of the Organization of the Islamic Conference to Syria for its support to the Arab and Islamic issues.
Also on Monday, Pierre KrEnhenbE-hl, the Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), will join a meeting of the foreign affairs committee to discuss the situation in the region and the funding of the UN agency.
Minister's meeting with the UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krahenbuhl, as
Damascus, (SANA)- Prime Minister Mohamad Naji Ottri discussed here today with the visiting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Mr.
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl warned in a report that unless funding for the full amount of the Agency's General Fund shortfall of USD 101 million is secured by the middle of August, the financial crisis may force the suspension of services relating to the Agency's education programme.
UNRWA welcomes the appointment by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of Sandra Mitchell as Assistant Secretary-General to serve as Deputy Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
President Mahmoud Abbas met UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi at the
UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi made the remarks during a meeting with Director of Palestinian Affairs Department Wajih Azayzeh and heads of refugee camps improvement committees.
Damascus, (SANA) -- Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Karen Koning AbuZayd warned on Wednesday against the increasing gravity of the humane situation in Gaza Strip due to the continuing siege imposed by the Israeli occupation forces, which is preventing the entry of food and medicine to the Strip.
NEW YORK, Dec 31 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday appointed Sandra Mitchell, of the US, as Deputy Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) at the level of Assistant Secretary-General.

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