Events & News

Harriet Welty Rocherfort

After more than ten years in hardcover, Member and former Officer Harriet Welty Rochefort's first book, "French Toast," (St. Martin's Press) is being published in a paperback edition with new introduction in June 2010. Meantime, she reports her son, David Rochefort, has written his first novel, "La Paresse et l'Oubli," which was published in January 2010 by Gallimard in the nrf collection.


A Letter From The President

Dear Friends and Members of the Anglo-American Press Association, It is a both an honor and a challenge to have been chosen to serve as president of this association, with its long and rich history, its dynamic present and promising future. The life of a foreign correspondent is never easy…and never boring. It is challenging for many reasons, but every journalist I have met in my 20 years abroad…


AGM elects a dynamic new management team

Our Annual General Meeting, held Nov. 12 and once again hosted by Member John Morris Nov. 12, elected a new slate of officers and committee for 2009-2010. Virginia Power was unanimously elected president, pledging to lead actively and creatively, following a successful tenure of the co-presidency of Georgina Oliver and Gregory Viscusi, who will remain as ex-officio members for the new term.…


AAPA Members Meet New Head Of UNESCO

Credit photo: UNESCO/Michel Ravassard Some thirty members had a first-hand chance to probe Irina Bokova’s background, experience and plans for UNESCO following her successful election as Director General of the Paris-based agency, in a newsworthy, lively event on Oct. 7. Our breakfast meeting with Bokova, still at that time Bulgaria's ambassador to France, took place at UNESCO headquarters,…