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UNRIC Library Backgrounder: UN Press & Media Contacts

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UN Press & Media Contacts
[Information available online]

UN Offices in Brussels:
http://www.unbrussels.org/ 
select “Agency” from drop-down menu

 

 

United Nations Secretariat
Resources for Journalists: http://www.un.org/en/sections/resources/journalists/index.html
Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General: http://www.un.org/sg/spokesperson/
    (for general contact details – see bottom of this page)
    e-mail contacts: http://www.un.org/sg/spokesperson/about.shtml
UN Radio, Television, Photo: http://www.unmultimedia.org/contact-us.html
Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit (MALU): http://www.un.org/en/media/accreditation/index.shtml 

UNOG – United Nations Office in Geneva
Information for Journalists: http://un4.me/1FA2DjM
Contacts: http://un4.me/1djGWYY
UN Agency Spokespersons: http://un4.me/1fgf74u

UNON – United Nations Office in Nairobi
Media Accreditation: http://www.unicnairobi.org/services/media-accreditation-form/

UNOV – United Nations Office in Vienna
Media (select drop-down menu): http://www.unis.unvienna.org/unis/en/index.html
Contacts: http://www.unis.unvienna.org/unis/en/media/media-contacts.html

International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Press Room: http://www.icj-cij.org/presscom/index.php?p1=6 

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Media Centre: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/media.aspx
Contact details: see column to the left

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Media Resources: http://www.unocha.org (select drop-down menu)
Media Contacts: http://www.unocha.org/about-us/ocha-contacts/media-contacts 

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
Press: http://www.icty.org/en/press (here also “Contacts for the Media Office)


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Funds and Programmes

International Trade Centre (ITC)
Press & Press Contacts: http://www.intracen.org/itc/news/press/

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
News and Stories: http://www.unhcr.org/news-and-stories.html
Press Contacts & Media Officers by region: http://www.unhcr.org/international-media-contacts.html

UN Women
News: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories
Media Contacts: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/media-contacts
National Committees: http://www.unwomen.org/en/partnerships/national-committees

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Press Centre: http://www.unicef.org/media/
Media Contacts: http://www.unicef.org/media/media_contact.html
National Committees: http://www.unicef.org/about/structure/index_natcoms.html

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Media Centre: http://unctad.org/en/pages/Media.aspx
Contacts: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/About%20UNCTAD/UNCTAD-Contacts.aspx

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
News Centre: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter.html
Media Contacts (Headquarters & worldwide): http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/presscenter/media_contacts/
UNDP Office worldwide: http://www.undp.org (click on “Around the world”)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
News Centre & Media Contacts: http://web.unep.org/newscentre/

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Media Centre: http://unhabitat.org/media-centre/

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Digital Press Room: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/press/index.html
Press Contacts: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/about-unodc/press-contacts.html 

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Press Centre & Media Contacts: http://www.unfpa.org/media-contacts

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
Newsroom: http://www.unrwa.org/newsroom
Press contacts: http://www.unrwa.org/newsroom/press-contacts

World Food Programme (WFP)
Information for Journalists: http://www.wfp.org/news?icn=homepage-news&ici=homepage-link
Media Contacts: http://www.wfp.org/news/media-contacts

United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Media Room: http://www.uncdf.org/en/media-room
Media Contacts: http://www.uncdf.org/en/media-contact


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Specialized Agencies

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Media: http://www.fao.org/news/en/
Media Contacts: http://www.fao.org/news/contacts/en/

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
General contact details: http://www.icao.int/Pages/contact_us.aspx

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Newsroom: http://www.ifad.org/media/index.htm (scroll down for Media Contacts)

International Labour Organization (ILO)
Newsroom & Media Contacts: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/lang--en/index.htm 
Resources for journalists: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/media-centre/lang--en/index.htm
ILO Press Officers worldwide: http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/media-centre/WCMS_187625/lang--en/index.htm 

International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Media Centre & Contact Points: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/Pages/Default.aspx

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Information for Journalists & Press Contacts: http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/imfmbc/index.htm

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Newsroom: http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/index.aspx
Contacts: http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/contact.aspx

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Media Services: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/
Media Contacts: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/about-us/media-contacts/
National Commissions: http://en.unesco.org/countries/national-commissions

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
News Centre: http://www.unido.org/en/news-centre.html
Contact details for Advocacy and Communications Unit: http://www.unido.org/en/news-centre/for-media.html  

Universal Postal Union (UPU)
News Centre: http://news.upu.int/
Press Inquiries: http://news.upu.int/contact/contact/

World Bank
News: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news
Media Contacts worldwide: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/contacts

World Health Organization (WHO)
Media Centre: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/en/
Media Contacts: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/contacts/en/

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Media Center & Contacts Media Relations: http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Media Centre: https://public.wmo.int/en/media
Contacts: https://public.wmo.int/en/media/contact-us

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Media: http://media.unwto.org/
Media Contacts: http://media.unwto.org/content/media-contacts


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Regional Commissions

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Media Centre: http://www.unescap.org/media-centre
Contacts: http://www.unescap.org/media-centre/contact-us

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
Media Center: https://www.unescwa.org/news
Contacts: https://www.unescwa.org/media-center/contact-us 

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Media Centre: http://www.uneca.org/media-centre
Media Contacts: http://www.uneca.org/pages/media-contacts 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Media: http://www.unece.org/info/media/media.html
For media enquiries, please contact [email protected]

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Press Centre & Contact details for Public Information Unit: http://www.cepal.org/en/press


Related Organizations

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
News Centre: https://www.iaea.org/newscenter
Press Contacts: https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/press

International Criminal Court (ICC)
Media & Contact details for ICC Spokesperson:
https://www.icc-cpi.int/get-involved/Pages/media.aspx

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Press Room: http://www.iom.int/press-room
Media Contacts: http://www.iom.int/media-contacts
Field Offices: http://www.iom.int/contact-us

International Seabed Authority (ISA)
News: https://www.isa.org.jm/news

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)
Press & Media: https://www.itlos.org/en/press-media/

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Media Corner: http://www.opcw.org/media-corner/
Contacts: http://www.opcw.org/media-corner/contact-opcw-media/

Prepatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO)
Newsroom: http://newsroom.ctbto.org/
Contacts: http://newsroom.ctbto.org/press-contacts/

World Trade Organization (WTO)
News and events: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news_e.htm
Contacts for press inquiries: https://www.wto.org/english/info_e/cont_e.htm


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Other Entities

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Press Centre: http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre
Press Contacts: http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/contacts

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Newsroom: http://newsroom.unfccc.int/
Press/media inquiries: http://unfccc.int/press/items/2794.php

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)
Media: http://www.unisdr.org/partners/media
General contact information: http://www.unisdr.org/contact

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
News: https://www.unops.org/english/News/Pages/All-news.aspx
Media inquiries: https://www.unops.org/english/About/Pages/Contact.aspx 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Information for Media: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/informationfor/media.html
Media contacts and accreditation: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/informationfor/media/contact.html


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Current Peacekeeping Missions
[led by the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations]

MINURSO - United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
Contacts: http://minurso.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=9583 

MINUSCA - United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic
News: https://minusca.unmissions.org/en/news
Contact: https://minusca.unmissions.org/en/contact   

MINUSMA - United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali
News: https://minusma.unmissions.org/en/news
Media Inquiries: https://minusma.unmissions.org/en/media-inquiries

MINUSTAH - United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti
News: https://minustah.unmissions.org/actualités [FR]
Media contacts: https://minustah.unmissions.org/media-contacts [FR]

MONUSCO - United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
News: https://monusco.unmissions.org/en/news-0
Media Contacts: https://monusco.unmissions.org/en/media-contacts

UNAMID - African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur
News: https://unamid.unmissions.org/contact-us
Media Contacts: http://unamid.unmissions.org/contact-us

UNDOF - United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
Contacts: http://undof.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=9267

UNFICYP - United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
News: https://unficyp.unmissions.org/news
Media Contacts: https://unficyp.unmissions.org/media-contacts

UNIFIL - United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
News: https://unifil.unmissions.org/news
Contacts: https://unifil.unmissions.org/contact-us

UNISFA - United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei
News: https://unisfa.unmissions.org/news
Media Contacts: https://unisfa.unmissions.org/media-contacts

UNMIK - United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo
News: https://unmik.unmissions.org/news
Media Contact: https://unmik.unmissions.org/media-contact

UNMIL - United Nations Mission in Liberia
News: https://unmil.unmissions.org/news
Contacts for Media: https://unmil.unmissions.org/contacts-media

UNMISS - United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
News: https://unmiss.unmissions.org/news
Media contact: https://unmiss.unmissions.org/unmiss-communications-and-public-information-section-media-contacts

UNMOGIP - United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan
[Mission website not available]

UNOCI - United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire
News: https://onuci.unmissions.org/en/news
Media Contacts: https://onuci.unmissions.org/en/media-contacts

UNSOS - United Nations Support Office in Somalia
News Centre: https://unsos.unmissions.org/news
Contact Form: https://unsos.unmissions.org/contact

UNTSO - United Nations Truce Supervision Organization
Contact: http://untso.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=6343  


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Current Political Missions and Good Offices Engagements
[led by the United Nations Department of Political Affairs]

Office of the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus
Contact form: http://uncyprustalks.org/contact/
no contact details available online

Office of the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Myanmar
[website not available]

Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria
Intra-Syrian Peace Process: http://un4.me/1KGarku
Spokesperson: https://un4.me/2oMy3NE

OSES - Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Sahel
https://oses.unmissions.org/
Contact details:  -> UNOWAS

OSESGY - Office of the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Yemen
News: https://osesgy.unmissions.org/news
Contact form: https://osesgy.unmissions.org/contact

OSESS - Office of the Special Envoy for the Sudan and South Sudan
[website not available]

Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara
[website not available]

Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Greece-FYROM talks
http://www.un.org/undpa/europe/greece-fyrom
no contact details available online

Personal Representative of the Secretary-General on the Border Controversy between Guyana and Venezuela
no contact details available online

Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the territorial dispute between Equatorial Guinea and Gabon
[website not available]

Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria
http://www.un.org/undpa/middleeast-westasia/syria
Spokesperson for the Intra-Syrian Talks: http://bit.ly/28KDR5T

UN Great Lakes - Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes
News: https://ungreatlakes.unmissions.org/news
Contacts: https://ungreatlakes.unmissions.org/contacts

United Nations Support for the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission
https://unowa.unmissions.org/cameroon-nigeria-mixed-commission
Contact details:  -> UNOWAS

UNAMA - United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan
Media Contacts: https://unama.unmissions.org/media-inquiries

UNAMI - United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq
Contacts: http://www.uniraq.org/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=955&Itemid=623 

UNIOGBIS - United Nations Integrated Peace-building Office in Guinea-Bissau
News: https://uniogbis.unmissions.org/en/news
Media Contacts: https://uniogbis.unmissions.org/en/media-contacts

UNOAU - United Nations Office to the African Union
News: https://unoau.unmissions.org/news
Contacts: https://unoau.unmissions.org/contact-us

UNOCA - United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa
News: https://unoca.unmissions.org/en/newsContact form: https://unoca.unmissions.org/en/contact

UNOWAS - United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel
News & Media Contacts: https://unowas.unmissions.org/news

UNRCCA - United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia
News: https://unrcca.unmissions.org/news-0
Media contacts: https://unrcca.unmissions.org/media-contacts

UNSCO - Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process
Contacts: http://www.unsco.org/contact.asp

UNSCOL - Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon
New: https://unscol.unmissions.org/news
Media Contacts: https://unscol.unmissions.org/media-contacts

UNSMIL - United Nations Support Mission in Libya
Media Contact: http://unsmil.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=3575

UNSOM - United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia
News: https://unsom.unmissions.org/news
Media Contacts: https://unsom.unmissions.org/unsom-media-contacts


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United Nations on Social Media socialmedia world
http://www.un.org/social/

UNRIC Social Media
http://www.unric.org/en/social-media

UN Information Centres worldwide
http://unic.un.org/

 

 

March 2017
not an official document - for information only
http://www.unric.org/en/unric-library/29800