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Media Room

The Press and Public Affairs Office handles all inquiries from the general public, press, civil society, and academic institutions for the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations.

Please contact this office if you would like to: 

  • Request an interview
  • Arrange for the Ambassador or someone else from the Mission to speak at an event
  • Learn more about Canadian policy positions at the United Nations
  • Get information about Canada’s work at the United Nations

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Other Canadian Media Relations Offices

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Journalists seeking press releases, official statements by a spokesperson, or interviews regarding the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, should contact the department’s Media Relations Office in Ottawa.

National Defence and the Canadian Forces
Journalists seeking press releases, statements or interview requests regarding the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Forces (CF), the Minister of National Defence, or military aspects of Canada’s commitment to international peace and security should contact DND/CF's Public Affairs Office in Ottawa.

United Nations Media Relations

Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General
Press/media inquiries only
Tel.: 1-212-963-7160, 7161, 7162
Fax: 212-963-7055

Daily press briefings are given at noon by the Spokesman for the Secretary-General. During General Assembly sessions, the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly also briefs the press on Assembly matters. These daily briefings and many other UN meetings are available on the live United Nations Webcast and are archived for on-demand viewing immediately afterwards. Highlights of the noon briefing can also be found. 

United Nations Media Accreditation and Liason Unit
The Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit provides many services to correspondents.

Other Media Resources



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