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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 Tice, who has been detained in Syria since 2012. The press conference was moderated by Luke Vargas, Talk

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...

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

VIDEO: Press Conference with Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and other expert groups on situation in Myanmar

On Tuesday, May 8th, the United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with Human Rights Watch, Fortify Rights, Amnesty International and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect on the urgent need for Security Council...

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

VIDEO: UNCA Briefing with Australia’s Lowy Institute on Asia Power Index

  (Speakers left to right: Bonnie Bley, Research Fellow on the Asia Power Index Project, Hervé Lemahieu, Director of the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index Project, Michael Fullilove, Executive Director of the Lowy Institute, Seana Magee, Moderator, UNCA Executive Committee...

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...

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

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...

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