The Media Summit on Climate Change, ICTs and Disaster Risk Reduction organised by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and hosted by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) took place from 4 to 6 June 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
For a week from 28 April to 2 May 2014, international radio broadcaster Voice of Nigeria (VON) gathered in Lagos to prepare for a new Strategic Plan. In a workshop facilitated by AIBD, some 30 participants looked at the international media environment and the ways in which a Strategic Plan is crafted, monitored and published as a promise to audiences and parliamentary funders.
Winners of the World Television Awards 2014 were officially announced at the Asia Media Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 6 May 2014. Mr. John Maguire, Director of International Development of France Médias Monde (FMM), France, and Chairperson of the jury session, announced the winners in front of the delegates who attended the Summit.
Mr Anothai Udomsilp, Director of Academic Institute of Public Media at Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) was unanimously selected as the Chairman of the AIBD Strategic Plan Team (SPT) at the 31st Meeting of SPT held on 7 May 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communication and Multimedia, Malaysia (KKMM) has invited AIBD members and partners to participate in the Asia Media Summit 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, as the AMS returns again to its original home in Malaysia after an absence of six years.
From 7 to 11 April 2014, I had the pleasure of chairing the AIBD/NRK/LNTV in-country workshop on Children’s TV Programme in Vientiane, Laos. 16 participants from all over the country attended the activity and it was a hardworking, creative and enthusiastic group.
The Asia Media Summit (AMS) 2014 has come to a successful close, leaving us with a clear message that much work has to be done to enrich our broadcasting experience. AIBD Director Yang Binyuan made the remarks at the closing of the AMS 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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