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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 Dinner/Dance:

Update: Winners have been announced! The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) will honor media worldwide on Wednesday, December 5th at Cipriani 42nd Street for the 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 Awards Winners!

On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) will award 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. Winners have been announced!

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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

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 […]
VIDEO: On-the-record Conversation with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein - The United Nations Correspondents Association held an on-the-record conversation with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Thursday, August 2nd in the context of the 70th anniversary on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and before he leaves office at the end of August 2018. The discussion was moderated by the […]

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