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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.
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!
Announcing the 2017 UNCA Executive Committee:
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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Secretary Tillerson: @USEmbassyBurma is expressing our concerns over the detention of journalists, demanding their release…A free press is vital to #Myanmar’s transition in becoming a viable democracy, and we want Myanmar’s democracy to succeed. pic.twitter.com/7yDas5saHT— Department of State (@StateDept) December 15, 2017
“A sustained cessation of North Korea’s threatening behavior must occur before talks can begin. North Korea must earn its way back to the table ... we will in the meantime keep our channels of communication open” ~ Rex Tillerson speaking a few feet from DPRK envoy @UN Sec Council