About OANA

Historical background

The Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) was formed in 1961 on the initiative of UNESCO to secure direct and free exchange of news between the news agencies of a region inhabited by more than one half of the world's population.

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: