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:
Press and Public Affairs Officer
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Journalists seeking press releases, official statements by a spokesperson, or interviews regarding the Departement of Foreign Affairs and Internationa Trade Canada (DFAIT), the Foreign Minister, or Canada’s foreign policy, should contact the DFAIT’s Media Relations Office in Ottawa.
Canadian International Development Agency
Journalists seeking press releases, statements or interview requests regarding the Canadian Internation Development Agency (CIDA), the Minister for International Cooperation, or Canada’s foreign aid and development work should contact CIDA’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.
Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General
Press/media inquiries only
Tel.: 1-212-963-7160, 7161, 7162
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.