UNCA Press in Action:
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.
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.
Announcing the 2018 UNCA Executive Committee:
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 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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#Lebanon politicians talk abt genocide #Eastern_Gouta #Syria. Is #UNSC relevant? @antonioguterres @USUN @nikkihaley @Russia @franceonu @UKUN_NewYork @Chinamission2un @SwedenUN @CotedIvoire_UN @NLatUN @PLinUN @KuwaitMissionUN @Bolivia_ONU @Ethiopia_UN @Kazakh_Mission @PeruEnLaONU twitter.com/walidjoumblatt…
الى متى سيدفع الشعب السوري ثمن وحشية النظام ومن خلفه تضارب المصالح المختلفة الاقليمية والدولية.نشهد اليوم عملية ابادة جماعية في الغوطة الشرقية للبشر وسط تقاسم نفوذ دولي واقليمي مفضوح لسوريا.تمسك بعض الدول بالنظام جعل من احياء ومدن في سوريا اشبه بفرصوفيافي الحرب الثانية pic.twitter.com/TuLuGmxBU9— Walid Joumblatt (@walidjoumblatt) February 21, 2018
.@UNHumanRights Chief- "How much cruelty will it take before the international community can speak with one voice to say enough dead children, enough wrecked families, enough violence & take resolute, concerted action to bring this monstrous campaign of annihilation to an end?” twitter.com/whitney_hurst/…
.@UNHumanRights on #Syria - Since the Syrian Government & their allies escalated their offensive against opposition-held #EasternGhouta on 4 Feb there have been more than 1,200 civilian casualties, including at least 346 killed & 878 injured— Whitney Hurst (@whitney_hurst) February 21, 2018
Ban: "The Syrian situation, really, must come to an end" twitter.com/whitney_hurst/…
Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon came to brief UNSC today on @UN charter - he says situation in #Syria is “totally unacceptable” and calls for UNSC to do more #EasternGhouta pic.twitter.com/1eWw5NdJvq— Whitney Hurst (@whitney_hurst) February 21, 2018