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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 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2017) presenting the latest data and trends of internal displacement by conflict

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...

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...

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...

Friday, June 12th, 2015

UNCA Press Conference with lawyers from Roads of Success on victims of persecution from ISIS captivity and advancing religious minorities and women’s rights across the Middle East

On Tuesday, June 9th, the U.N. Correspondents Association held a press conference with lawyers from Roads of Success on victims of persecution from ISIS captivity and advancing religious minorities and women’s rights across the Middle East. Speakers...

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