The United Nations Correspondents Association

2018 UNCA Award Winners Group Collage

ANNOUNCING THE 2018 U.N. CORRESPONDENTS ASSOCIATION AWARDS FOR BEST MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND U.N. AGENCIES

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT A GALA EVENT WITH U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL, ANTÓNIO GUTERRES ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5th, 2018 AT CIPRIANI 42nd STREET, NEW YORK

The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) will honor the new winners (see photo above) of the 23rd Annual UNCA Awards for the best print, broadcast and electronic media coverage of the United Nations, U.N. agencies and field operations. The Dinner and Awards will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street – 110 East 42nd Street in New York City.

Prizes amounting to over $60,000 will be distributed among the prize categories and winners. The UNCA awards are open to all journalists anywhere in the world.

Special Note: 2018 marks UNCA’s 70th anniversary celebrating seven decades of journalism committed to reporting on the UN and its many causes and objectives.

Update: 2018 Winners have been Announced!

Visit The 2018 UNCA Awards Winners Page: HERE. A Gallery page of the event will be linked here as well after the event in December. You may visit last years awards winners HERE, and photo gallery HERE.

The Awards are:

1. The Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize, sponsored by the Alexander Bodini Foundation, for written media (including online media). The prize is for print and online coverage of the U.N. and U.N. agencies, named in honor of Elizabeth Neuffer, The Boston Globe bureau chief at the U.N., who died while on an assignment in Baghdad in 2003.

2. The Ricardo Ortega Memorial Prize, for broadcast (TV & Radio) media. The prize is for broadcast coverage of the U.N. and U.N. agencies, named in honor of Ricardo Ortega, formerly the New York correspondent for Antena 3 TV of Spain, who died while on an assignment in Haiti in 2004.

3. The Prince Albert II of Monaco and UNCA Global Prize for coverage of Climate Change. The prize is for print (including online media) and broadcast media (TV & Radio) for coverage of sustainable and equitable management of natural resources and the implementation of innovative and ethical solutions in three main categories: climate change, biodiversity, and water.

UNCA Awards Committee:
Sherwin Bryce-Pease (UNCA President)
Giampaolo Pioli (Awards Chairman)
Valeria Robecco (UNCA Vice President)
Seana Magee (UNCA Secretary)
Oscar Bolanos (UNCA Executive Member)
Widad Franco (UNCA Executive Member)
Tuyet Nguyen (Awards Selections Coordinator).