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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 2018 UNCA Awards – Call For Submissions:

The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) invites media worldwide to submit entries for its 23rd annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast (TV & Radio) and online, web-based media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations.

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Announcing the 2018 UNCA Executive Committee:

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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!

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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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Latest UNCA News

UNCA 2018 Summer Directory Launch Party Celebrating 70th Anniversary of the UN Correspondents Association - The United Nations Correspondents Association marks its 70th anniversary in 2018 – seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives. On Tuesday, June 26th, UNCA hosted the launch of the 2018 Directory on the North Lawn of the United Nations facing the East River. See the video […]
Film Screening of “The Journey is the Destination” on the life of Reuters photojournalist Dan Eldon - The United Nations Correspondents Association hosted a special screening of the feature film The Journey is the Destination about the life of Reuters photojournalist Dan Eldon. The screening was followed by a conversation with director Bronwen Hughes, producer Kathy Eldon and LA Times photographer Carolyn Cole. BIOS and more information on the film and Dan Eldon below. “The Journey is the Destination“ tells the […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with Spokesperson for UNAOC regarding postponement of World Press Freedom Day Event - On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Nihal Saad, the Spokesperson for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) over allegations of UN censorship of a postponed World Press Freedom Day event on May 3.    
VIDEO: Press Conference with Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and other expert groups on situation in Myanmar - On Tuesday, May 8th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Human Rights Watch, Fortify Rights, Amnesty International and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect on the urgent need for Security Council action on Myanmar following the Council’s recent trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh. Speakers included: (top photo from left […]
VIDEO: UNCA Briefing with Australia’s Lowy Institute on Asia Power Index -   (Speakers left to right: Bonnie Bley, Research Fellow on the Asia Power Index Project, Hervé Lemahieu, Director of the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index Project, Michael Fullilove, Executive Director of the Lowy Institute, Seana Magee, Moderator, UNCA Executive Committee member) The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing on Monday, May 7th with directors of Australia’s Lowy […]

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