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UNCA President, Valeria Robecco, remarks at World Press Freedom Day 2019:


Valeria Robecco, President of the United Nations Correspondents Association, delivers her remarks at World Press Freedom Day event on May 3rd, 2019 at UN Headquarters in New York.

Announcements

2020 UNCA Awards Postponement:

After careful consideration and concern for the ongoing escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) has decided to postpone its Annual Awards for a year to December 2021.

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Announcing the 2020 UNCA Executive Committee:

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Announcing the 2019 UNCA Awards Winners

On Friday, December 6th, 2019 the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) celebrated the winners of the 2019 UNCA Awards for best print, broadcast and online media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations.

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Latest UNCA News

VIDEO: Press Briefing with The International Women’s Health Coalition on a Feminist Declaration for achieving gender equality - The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), OutRight Action International and the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) held a press conference at the United Nations Correspondents Association to discuss a Feminist Declaration to achieve gender equality launched by the Women’s Rights Caucus, a self-organized feminist advocacy group, comprised of more than 200 organizations, dedicated to advancing […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with Iraqi Activists from Canada on Protest in Iraq - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with a delegation of Iraqi activists from Canada on their appeal to the UN to support the protests in Iraq. (Video below) Speakers were:Mr. Ray Siger Mr. Moneer Alward Ms. Amel Habib Bios and a description of their delegation is included below: Brief description of the delegation: The delegation […]
VIDEO: Press Briefing with UNFPA to launch Humanitarian Overview 2020 Appeal - On Thursday, February 6th, in the UN Correspondents Association room, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) held a press briefing to present an appeal for $683 million to urgently provide life-saving reproductive health and protection services to 48 million women, girls and young people, including 4 million pregnant women, living in 57 countries affected by […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with Human Rights Watch to launch 2020 World Report - Human Rights Watch launched their 2020 World Report on Tuesday, January 14th in New York. Speakers were: Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch Emma Daly, Media Director, Human Rights Watch Sophie Richardson, China Director, Human Rights Watch Louis Charbonneau, UN Director, Human Rights Watch
VIDEO: Press Conference with nuclear experts and organizers to launch the “Count the Nuclear Weapons Money” campaign - On Thursday, October 24th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with nuclear experts and organizers on a new initiative with an Alternative Strategy for Constraining Nuclear Arsenals, launching the “Count the Nuclear Weapons Money” campaign. Speakers were:– Alyn Ware, Global Coordinator, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament and a winner of the Right Livelihood Award  […]

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