AIBD being one of the pioneers of World Radio Day Committee has always observed World Radio Day as one of the most significant events in the calendar year.
This year, AIBD engaged its members and partners to send us their pictures and their reports regarding the Radio Day observances, which will be reported in the upcoming issue of 'Broadcaster'.
Some of the regional experts & broadcasters also sent us the video messages.
Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) organised a day-long workshop on Measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) on 10 February 2020 for the officials of RTM and staff of AIBD in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The training program was designed to help the participating officials to have a better understanding of the significance of KPIs and integrating the theory in their workflow.
Shri Rajeev Singh has been nominated as the new AIBD GC President after the retirement of Shri Fayyaz Shehyar from his position as DG All India Radio.
Mr Rajeev Singh is whole time Member (Finance) of Prasar Bharati Board (India's Public Service Broadcaster). An Engineer & MBA by qualification, Mr Singh is a technocrat with high business acumen and strong financial skills.
Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) focus its mandate in three specific content genres based on its founding principle as ‘People’s Media’.
Its Director General, Dr Wilasinee Phiphitkul disclosed that news, documentary and entertainment combined are the three key broadcast content since its inception 12 years ago.
Ms Philomena Gnanapragasam visited Ms Valerie Cliff, UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Asia & the Pacific. AIBD Director briefed about the recent AIBD initiatives to advocate SDGs in collaboration with its members and partners. Ms Cliff appreciated institute's effort in spreading the work of SDGs in content development through network and structure among the media practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region.
Director AIBD, Ms Philomena visited Ms Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary of UNESCAP. During the meeting, Ms Armida stated that AIBD could play a leading role to amplify the UN-inspired 17 goals of the SDG through its wide-media membership in the Asia-Pacific region. She further said that AIBD's initiatives augers well with the mission of ESCAP's efforts which focus on strengthening regional cooperation for sustainable development and its approach based on multi-disciplinary analysis and multi-stakeholders partnerships.
During her official visit to Thailand, Ms Philomena, Director AIBD visited Mr Sameer Sharma, Regional Director of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for Asia-Pacific Region.
Visit to Ministry of Information Broadcasting, New Delhi
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