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World Press Freedom Day 2017 May 4th, UN Headquarters, NYC:


On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Department of Public information (DPI/NGO) hosted an event at the UN in New York. The theme for this event was ‘Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies. Remarks by SABC News Correspondent and President of UN Correspondents Association, Sherwin Bryce-Pease.

Announcements

2018 Fellowship Program Announced
Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists:

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists for its 2018 fellowship program. The application deadline is March 12, 2018.

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Announcing the 2018 UNCA Executive Committee:

meet our new team

Announcing the 2017 UNCA Awards Winners!

On Friday, December 15th 2017, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York, the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) will honor winners of the 22nd Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast and electronic media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. Winners have been announced!

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Announcing the 2016 UNCA Awards Winners!

On December 16, 2016 the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) honored the winners of the 22nd Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast and electronic media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations.

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Latest UNCA News

VIDEO: Press Conference with UNRWA West Bank Director, Scott Anderson, & Director of NY Office, Peter Mulrean - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference on Friday, February 9th in the UNCA meeting room with UNRWA’s Director of Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson, and the Director of UNRWA’s Representative Office in New York, Peter Mulrean who discussed how the US funding freeze is affecting day to day operations on […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with the Director of Operations for the International Committee of the Red Cross, Dominik Stillhart – Tuesday, February 6th - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with the Director of Operations for the International Committee of the Red Cross, Dominik Stillhart, on Tuesday, February 6th in the UNCA meeting room.   BIO: As Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross Mr. Stillhart is responsible for the strategic definition, […]
Meet & Greet with President-elect of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, Mr. Miroslav Lajčák - On Thursday, September 7th, 2017, the United Nations Correspondents Association hosted a reception to welcome the President-elect of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia. Sherwin Bryce-Pease, President of the United Nations Correspondents Association delivered opening remarks and a toast amoung members […]
Briefing with members of the Core Group and Civil Society on Adoption of Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing on Friday, July 7th with members of the UN Core Group (South Africa, Brazil, Austria, Nigeria) joined by delegates from the International Community of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on the adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition […]
UNCA Film Screening of Documentary “Tickling Giants” by Sara Taksler based on Political Satirist Dr. Bassem Youssef - (From left: Ahmed Fathi, UNCA Executive Member/Moderator; Bassem Youssef, Film Director Sara Taksler) The United Nations Correspondents Association hosted a film screening on June 5th of the documentary “Tickling Giants” by Sara Taksler based on the Egyptian political satirist Dr. Bassem Youssef. A Q&A with the filmmaker and Dr. Youssef followed the screening. Tickling Giants […]

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