Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA)

Fédération des agences de presse arabes

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History

28 Oct 1964, Cairo (Egypt), within the framework of League of Arab States (LAS). Constitution adopted at 1st Conference, 24 July 1965, Amman (Jordan); amended at 2nd Conference, Apr 1974, Baghdad (Iraq). Commenced operations Jan 1975, Beirut (Lebanon), following 3rd Conference, 1974, Beirut, when Secretary-General was elected.

Aims

Promote the expansion of and cooperation between existing national news agencies in the region; contribute to the development of news exchanges and promote technical cooperation among news agencies; contribute to the training of news agency journalists.

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Activities

Holds international and regional (Euro-Arab, Arab-Latin) seminars; training programmes; raises and distributes funds for newly established African and Arab news agencies.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 16 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F8329

Last News Received

2017
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