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Press Accreditation Process for OAS General Assembly in Cochabamba Closes Friday, May 18

  May 16, 2012

On Friday, May 18th the process of press accreditation will be closed to journalists, photojournalists, cameramen and women wishing to cover the Forty-Second Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) to be held from June 3 to 5 in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

A credentials request form may be found at the following link:

Information pertaining to the General Assembly, specifics on press coverage, and the services available to journalists is available inside the Press Manual at the following link:

The General Assembly is the supreme political institution within the OAS and its decisions guide the activities and priorities of the hemispheric organization for the year ahead. Its mandates cover a wide range of subjects, including the promotion of democratic governance, the strengthening of human rights, hemispheric security, and other issues of common concern. A preliminary agenda and other relevant documents can be found on the webpage of the OAS General Assembly at:

If you have any questions about the process of accreditation, please write to: [email protected]

For more information, please visit the OAS Website at

Reference: AVI-088/12