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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

Announcing the 2019 UNCA Executive Committee:

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Announcing the 2018 UNCA Awards Winners!

On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) awarded the winners of the 2018 UNCA Awards for best print, broadcast and online media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations.

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VIDEO: Press Conference with Women Leaders from US, South Korea & Japan on Global Campaign for Peace in Korea- During the 63rd session on the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference on Thursday, March 14th with women leaders from the United States, South Korea and Japan to present their global campaign calling for the end of the Korean war and women’s participation in the […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with Women Human Rights Groups on release of Saudi Women Human Rights Defenders- During the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference on Tuesday, March 12th with The Gulf Centre for Human Rights, CIVICUS, International Service for Human Rights and Women’s March Global on their call for the release on Saudi Women Human Rights Defenders […]
VIDEO: Briefing with International Women’s Health Coalition and OutRight Action International on CSW63- (From left: Rachel Jacobson, IWHC; Jessica Stern, OutRight; Melissa Kent, UNCA Vice President) The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) held a press briefing with International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) and OutRight Action International to discuss key issues on the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women in March 2019. Speakers were: Rachel Jacobson, […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with Former Diplomat of the Mission of Venezuela to the UN, Mr. Isaias Medina- (Photo from left: Oscar Bolanos, UNCA Executive Member; Valeria Robecco, UNCA President and Moderator, Isaias Medina, Former UN Diplomat) The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Mr. Isaias Medina, former diplomat of the Permanent Mission of Venezuela to the UN. Mr. Medina resigned in 2017 and spoke about the situation in Venezuela. […]
Press Conference with Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders on the disappearance of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi- The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders on an appeal calling for an investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Speakers were: Louis Charbonneau, UN Director, Human Rights Watch Sherine Tadros, UN Representative and Head of New […]

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