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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 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

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 […]
VIDEO: UNCA Briefing with US Nominee for Director General of IOM, Ken Isaacs - On Friday, May 4th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing with President Donald Trump’s nominee for Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Ken Isaacs. VIDEO, BIO and White House statement are available below. About Ken Isaacs Ken Isaacs is a senior executive leader with 34 years of experience providing […]
VIDEO: Briefing with Her Excellency Ms. Haneen Zoabi, Member of Israeli Knesset from the Arab Joint List - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing on Friday, April 6th with Her Excellency Ms. Haneen Zoabi, Member of Israeli Knesset from the Arab joint list, who was in the US participating in a speaking tour. Haneen is serving in the Knesset since 2009 and was the first Arab woman to be elected to […]

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