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Press Accreditation Process for OAS General Assembly is Open

  May 17, 2019

The process of accreditation for media professionals that wish to cover the Forty-Ninth Regular Meeting of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), to be held from June 26 to 28 at the Plaza Mayor, Exhibitions Center in Medellin, Colombia is now OPEN. Applications for accreditation will be processed until Friday, June 14.

Please refer to The Press Manual for credentials requirements and other practical information for the media wishing to cover the Assembly at the following link here.

The online form to request press credentials can be found here.

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 pertaining to security, among other areas. A preliminary agenda and other relevant documents may be found on the Web page of the Forty-Ninth General Assembly.

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-121/19