Because of the global economic crisis, the World Association of Newspapers (World Association of Newspapers) abolished an annual congress in March, said France Presse on Tuesday, January 20.
The Congress was held in the Indian city of Hyderabad, 22-25 March this year. As the representative of the organization, the event moved later. Maybe Congress will be held in late November.
The Association has its headquarters in Paris, brings together 18 thousand newspapers and news agencies from a hundred countries. According to AFP, this year had been filed only 250 applications for participation in the Congress, though usually WAN forum gathered about 1500 media representatives.