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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 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 […]
VIDEO: UNCA Press Conference with Parents of Austin Tice, American Journalist detained in Syria since 2012 - The United Nations Correspondents Association in partnership with Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) held a press conference on September 17th, 2018, with Marc and Debra Tice, parents of American journalist Austin Tice, who has been detained in Syria since 2012. The press conference was moderated by Luke Vargas, Talk […]
VIDEO: UNCA Press Conference with experts on the upcoming UN High-level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with experts on the upcoming UN High-level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) taking place on September 27th during the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly. Speakers were: Katie Dain, Chief Executive Officer of the NCD Alliance Adam Karpati, Senior Vice President of Public Health Programs at […]
VIDEO: UNCA Briefing with Dr. Paula Fujiwara, Scientific Director of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) - On Tuesday, August 14th the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing with Dr. Paula Fujiwara, Scientific Director of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) to discuss the negotiated Political Declaration to be presented at the first UN High-level meeting on Tuberculosis in September. The event was moderated by UNCA President and SABC […]

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