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Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

UNCA Film Screening of Documentary “Tickling Giants” by Sara Taksler based on Political Satirist Dr. Bassem Youssef

(From left: Ahmed Fathi, UNCA Executive Member/Moderator; Bassem Youssef, Film Director Sara Taksler) The United Nations Correspondents Association hosted a film screening on June 5th of the documentary “Tickling Giants” by Sara Taksler based on the Egyptian political satirist Dr. Bassem Youssef. A Q&A with the filmmaker and Dr. Youssef followed the screening. Tickling Giants

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

BRIEFING with Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council to launch 2017 Global Report on Internal Displacement

From left: Sherwin Brye-Pease (UNCA President), Alexandra Bilak (IDMC), Jan Egeland (NRC) The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press briefing with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council to launch the 2017...

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

UNCA Film Screening of Sebastian Junger & Nick Quested documentary “Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS”

(from left: Sherwin Bryce-Pease (UNCA President), Sebastian Junger, Nick Quested)   On Monday, May 15th, the United Nations Correspondents Association hosted an exclusive film screening with filmmakers Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested on their recent documentary entitled...

Monday, May 1st, 2017

UNCA Press Conference with Human Rights Watch on New Chemical Attacks in Syria

(From left: Akshaya Kumar, Ken Roth, Lama Fakih) The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Human Rights Watch on Monday, May 1st to present its latest findings on chemical attacks in Syria, including on...

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

UNCA Report Launch with Save the Children on the Psychological Effects of Syria’s 6-year war on Children – Monday, March 6th, 2017

(From left: Michelle Nichols (UNCA Executive Member), Sonia Kush (Syria Relief), Carolyn Miles (President & CEO, Save the Children), Rolla H., (Save the Children, Syria)) The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Save the...

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

UNCA Press Conference with Human Rights Watch on Chemical Attacks in Syria

The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) hosted a press conference on Monday, February 13th in the UNCA meeting room with Human Rights Watch to present their new research on the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Panelist...

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Save the Children Report launch “Forced to Flee: Inside the 21st Largest Country”

From left: Giampaolo Pioli, UNCA President; Carolyn Miles, Save the Children President & CEO; Ninette Kelley, NY Office Director, UNHCR. The UN Correspondents Association held a press conference with Save the Children to launch their report “Forced...

Monday, September 26th, 2016

UNCA Briefing on “Women and the U.N. Charter – A Southern Legacy.”

From left: Nabil Abi Saab, UNCA Vice President; Edith Lederer, Moderator; Fatima Sator, researcher; Elise Dietrichson, researcher; Ambassador Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the UN.   The UN Correspondents Association held a press...

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

UNCA Book Club Series with Dr. Cass Sunstein on “The World According to Star Wars”, Friday, July 22

On Friday, July 22nd, the UN Correspondents Association initiated the new UNCA Book Club series, bringing UN ambassadors, officials and journalists together. Dr. Cass Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School, kicked- off the event...

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

UNCA Book Presentation with author and Sky TG24 TV personality, Jordan Foresi, on “The Age of Hatred: Islam, Iran and the New Middle East”

(Above from left: Giampaolo Pioli, UNCA President; Jordan Leo Foresi, author) The U.N. Correspondents Association hosted a book presentation on July 11th, 2016, with Jordan Leo Foresi, Italian-American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality at Sky Tg24...

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