February 13, 2013
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 [...]
January 29, 2013
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.
- Mr. Jan Eliasson, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General;
- Mr. Tarek Mitri, Special Representative of the Secretary-General read more [...]
January 24, 2013
This event costs $10 - it has been asked about:
The United Nations and Korean Leadership with
Policy Planning Unit Director, United Nations
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 [...]
January 23, 2013
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.
January 22, 2013
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.