The United Nations Correspondents Association

Press Conferences

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 conference on Friday, September 2nd in the UNCA briefing room, with two researchers at the Centre for International

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...

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

UNCA Briefing on Combatting Cybersex Trafficking on a Global Scale with Mark Clookie, former NCIS Director & Clara Sommarin at UNICEF

(From left: Emoke Bebiak, UN Correspondents Association Executive Member/Moderator; Mark Clookie; Clara Sommarin) The UN Correspondents Association held a press briefing on Tuesday, June 22nd, on Combatting Cybersex Trafficking on a Global Scale, with Mark Clookie, Vice...

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Press Conference with Dominik Stillhart, Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press conference on Thursday, Januray 14th, with Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Mr. Dominik Stillhart, during his short visit to New York. Mr. Stillhart...

Monday, October 26th, 2015

UNCA Book Presentation & Discussion with Dr. Akiko Mikamo, author of “Rising from the Ashes: A True Story of Survival and Forgiveness from Hiroshima”

The U.N. Correspondents Association hosted a book presentation and discussion with Dr. Akiko Mikamo on her book, Rising from the Ashes: A True Story of Survival and Forgiveness from Hiroshima, on Monday, October 26th in the UNCA...

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

UNCA Press Conference with President of the Syrian National Coalition, Dr. Khaled Khoja

  The U.N. Correspondents Association hosted a press conference on Wednesday, September 30th with the President of the Syrian National Coalition, Dr. Khaled Khoja.  Speakers from the delegation included, Ms. Alia Mansour, Special Representative of the SNC...

Monday, September 14th, 2015

UNCA PRESS BRIEFING with Senator Mike Gravel – Monday, September 14, 2015

The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press briefing with former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Mike Gravel, on Monday, September 14th in the UNCA Meeting Room (S-310). Senator Gravel discussed U.S. foreign policy ahead of the 70th...

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

UNCA BRIEFING with Dr. Denis Mukwege, Founder & Medical Director Panzi Foundation, DRC & USA

The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press briefing with Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder and medical director of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Panzi Foundation USA, on Wednesday, April 29th in...

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

SAVE THE CHILDREN – State of the World’s Mothers Report- UNCA embargoed launch, Thursday, April 30th

(Photo: Cia Pak/Scannews) Then U.N. Correspondents Association held an embargoed press briefing with Save the Children and World Health Organization (WHO) to launch their annual report State of the World’s Mothers 2015 report: The Urban Disadvantage, on...

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