The 5th News Agencies World Congress (NAWC) will be held in Baku on November 16-17, 2016, under the title “New Challenges for News Agencies”. The decision was made at the meeting of the News Agencies World Council (NACO) in Baku on May 23.

The Council members approved the topics of the sessions and reviewed the list of the NAWC participants.

They also decided to address to the UN Secretary General and the UNESCO Secretary General regarding the Congress. The Council members established the positions of a President and a Vice-president of NACO. The CEO of Press Association, Clive Marshall, was elected the President, while the First Deputy Director General of Russian TASS agency, Mikhail Gusman, was elected the Vice-president of the Council.