About OANA

Historical background

The Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) was founded in Bangkok on December 22, 1961 at the First General Assembly of Asian news agencies on the initiative of UNESCO.

OANA Statute

ORGANIZATION OF ASIA - PACIFIC NEWS AGENCIES

PREAMBLE

The Istanbul Declaration

The General Assembly unaminously accepted the OANA operational charter presented as a document called the Istanbul Declaration.
It reads as follows: