The United Nations Correspondents Association

Press Conferences

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

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

Monday, September 17th, 2018

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...

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

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...

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

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...

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

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...

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

VIDEO: Press Conference with Human Rights Watch to launch new report on Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon

On Thursday, July 19th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Human Rights Watch to launch their newest report titled ‘These Killings Can be Stopped’ on the crisis in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions based on...

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

VIDEO: Press Conference with Walk Free Foundation on Global Slavery Index 2018

On Thursday, July 19th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with the Walk Free Foundation to launch the Global Slavery Index 2018 which uses world-leading research to estimate the prevalence of modern slavery country...

Friday, July 13th, 2018

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...

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

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...

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

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...

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