Calendar of Events

February 13, 2013

“”Journalists Behind Bars: The 2013 Iranian Elections and Freedom of the Press” (to be followed soon, FUNCA hopes, by one on Saudi arrests of Tweets

FUNCA is forwarding, commending and commenting on an invitation on behalf of  Scannews and Talk Radio News Service  to a press conference with Reporters Without Borders on "Journalists Behind Bars: The 2013 Iranian Elections and Freedom of the Press", taking place Wednesday, February 13th at 2:00pm in the Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium. FUNCA's comment is that we'd hope to see, soon, a similar press conference on for example Saudi Arabia's arrest of Tweeters -- then on on attacks on read more [...]
Start: February 13, 2013 14:00
End: February 13, 2013 15:00
Venue: UN, Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium
Address:
42nd and 1st, NYC, NY, 10017, United States

January 29, 2013

Exhibit: Libya’s transition through the lens of the United Nations Political Mission

Exhibit Opening:  A Multimedia Exhibition showcasing progress and challenges in Libya’s transition through the lens of the United Nations Political Mission on the ground and its support activities Introductory remarks by: -        Mr Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information. Remarks by:   -        Mr. Jan Eliasson, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General; -        Mr. Tarek Mitri, Special Representative of the Secretary-General read more [...]
Start: January 29, 2013 18:00
End: January 29, 2013 19:30
Venue: General Assembly Lobby
Address:
42nd and 1st, NYC, United States

January 24, 2013

UN for $10? At Korea Society, “UN and Korean Leadership,” for Pay

This event costs $10 - it has been asked about: http://www.innercitypress.com/unkorea1socten011813.html The United Nations and Korean Leadership with Michèle Griffin Policy Planning Unit Director, United Nations Frank Schroeder Senior Advisor, Climate Change Support Team, Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ambassador Shin Dong-ik ROK Deputy Permanent Representative, United Nations Moderated by Dr. Stephen Noerper Senior Vice President, The Korea Society read more [...]
Start: January 24, 2013 17:30
End: January 24, 2013 17:30
Venue: Korea Society
Address:
57 & 3rd Av, NYC, United States

January 23, 2013

Film & Discussion of “The Rescuers”

This documentary film by Emmy award-winning filmmaker Michael King chronicles the heroic efforts of a dozen diplomats who used the powers and privileges tied to their postings throughout Europe to save the lives of tens of thousands of Jews during the Second World War.

Start: January 23, 2013 18:30
End: January 23, 2013 20:30
Venue: UN North Lawn Building, CR 4
Address:
42nd and 1st, NYC, United States

January 22, 2013

“The World Knew — Jan Karski’s Mission for Humanity”

This exhibit lays out the captivating background of Polish native Jan Kozielewski, who under the assumed name of Jan Karski served as a courier for the Polish Underground State and informed Allied leaders about Nazi Germany’s ongoing extermination of the Jews.

Start: January 22, 2013 18:00
End: January 22, 2013 19:30
Venue: UN Visitors Lobby
Address:
42nd and 1st, NYC, United States