The United Nations Correspondents Association

Press Conferences

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 President, Investigations and Law Enforcement Development at International Justice Mission and former NCIS Director, and Clara Sommarin, UNICEF’s

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...

Monday, April 27th, 2015

ATTACKS ON THE PRESS, 2015 CPJ REPORT- LAUNCHED Monday, April 27th at UNCA Press Conference

The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press conference with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Monday, April 27th 2015, to launch their annual report on press freedom “Attacks on the Press: Journalism on the World’s Front...

Friday, March 13th, 2015

UNCA Press Conference with International Peacemakers to Announce Women’s Walk for Peace and Reunification of Korea- Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press conference with international women peacemakers to announce their plans to walk across the Dimilitarized Zone between North and South Korea on May 24th, the International Women’s Day for Peace and...

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

UNCA Press Conference with Physicians For Human Rights to Launch Report on Attacks on Health Care in Syria – Wednesday, March 11th

The U.N. Correspondents Association hosted a press conference with Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) on Wednesday, March 11th to launch their report titled “Doctors in the Crosshairs: Four Years of Attacks on Health Care in Syria”.  The...

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