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World Press Freedom Day 2022

Valeria Robecco, President of the United Nations Correspondents Association, delivers her remarks at World Press Freedom Day event on May 3rd, 2022 at UN Headquarters in New York. View / Download PDF


Announcing the 2022 UNCA Executive Committee

New Changes in UNCA leadership this year. Please welcome: First Vice President Edith Lederer – Associated Press, Second Vice President Betul Yuruk – Anadolu Agency, and Third Vice President Martin Jiangang Wang – Xinhua News Agency. Please Welcome two new Members at Large: Carrie Nooten – Le Monde and Alan Bulkaty – RIA Novosti. meet our new team

The 2021 UNCA Awards Winners

On Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) awarded the winners of the 25th annual UNCA Awards for best print, broadcast and online media coverage of the United Nations, at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York with Guest of Honor United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres details here

Safety for Journalists – CPJ Resources

The Committee to Protect Journalist prepaired some important resources vital to all journalist and translated in 40+ languages. Follow these links for details:

Current UNCA News

VIDEO-UNCA Press Conference with Leadership Board of the Mayors Migration Council (MMC) - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 with the Leadership Board of the Mayors Migration Council (MMC) during the UN International Migration Review Forum to discuss the progress and promise of city diplomacy on migration. Mayors on the panel included: Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal, Canada Erias Lukwago, […]
VIDEO: Press Briefing with The International Women’s Health Coalition on a Feminist Declaration for achieving gender equality - The International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), OutRight Action International and the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) held a press conference at the United Nations Correspondents Association to discuss a Feminist Declaration to achieve gender equality launched by the Women’s Rights Caucus, a self-organized feminist advocacy group, comprised of more than 200 organizations, dedicated to advancing […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with Iraqi Activists from Canada on Protest in Iraq - The United Nations Correspondents Association held a press conference with a delegation of Iraqi activists from Canada on their appeal to the UN to support the protests in Iraq. (Video below) Speakers were:Mr. Ray Siger Mr. Moneer Alward Ms. Amel Habib Bios and a description of their delegation is included below: Brief description of the delegation: The delegation […]
VIDEO: Press Briefing with UNFPA to launch Humanitarian Overview 2020 Appeal - On Thursday, February 6th, in the UN Correspondents Association room, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) held a press briefing to present an appeal for $683 million to urgently provide life-saving reproductive health and protection services to 48 million women, girls and young people, including 4 million pregnant women, living in 57 countries affected by […]
VIDEO: Press Conference with Human Rights Watch to launch 2020 World Report - Human Rights Watch launched their 2020 World Report on Tuesday, January 14th in New York. Speakers were: Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch Emma Daly, Media Director, Human Rights Watch Sophie Richardson, China Director, Human Rights Watch Louis Charbonneau, UN Director, Human Rights Watch