The United Nations Correspondents Association

June 25th, 2014
EMERGENCY UNCA TOWN HALL MEETING on Imprisonment of Al Jazeera Journalists in Egypt – Wednesday, June 25th


The U.N Correspondents Association hosted an Emergency  Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, June 25th, in the UNCA Meeting Room to discuss the recent imprisonment of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt.

U.N. correspondents, diplomats and U.N. staff, were invited to participate in the discussion.

Representatives from 19 U.N Missions, as well as U.N. Agencies and Staff at the U.N. Secretariat, attended the meeting to show their support.

Speakers included:
Robert Mahoney, Deputy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
Kate O’Brian, President Al Jazeera America
Tony Harris, Presenter Al Jazeera America
Pamela S. Falk, President, U.N. Correspondents Association

UNCA letter addressed to H.E. Mr. Mootaz Ahmadein Khalil, Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations

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