More than 100 professionals from 12 countries attended the 4th 4M Forum on ‘Informing on the Web’ held from 23 – 24 September 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia organized by Canal France International (CFI) and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Regional Workshop on Programmes for Social Media (TV and Radio) organised by AIBD and the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) was held in Amman, Jordan from 7-9 September 2014.
The workshop brought 15 participants, which include social media community editors, new media and multimedia editors, and news and programme managers from broadcasting organisations around the Arab region.
The workshop aimed to allow participants to gain a ‘social media perspective’ in regards to broadcasting and being able to develop a significant relationship with their audience through social media.
The consultant for the workshop was Mr. David Botbol, Deputy Managing Editor for Sports and News Magazines at France TV, France.
From 2 to 5 September 2014 the Institut Penyiaran dan Penerangan Tun Abdul Razak (IPPTAR), along with AIBD and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) organized a Regional Workshop on Children’s TV Programmes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Mr. Yang Binyuan announced his decision to resign from the post as Director of AIBD effective 15 September 2014, due to family reasons. As an expression of the gratitude for his years of service and efforts for the Institute the AIBD staff arranged a farewell ceremony on Friday, 29 August 2014.
The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), a Regional Intergovernmental Organisation hosted by the Malaysian government, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates who are from its members for the position of DIRECTOR, AIBD.
AIBD has successfully completed its annual surveillance audit and the auditor concluded that AIBD’s management system is in line with the requirements of the standard and demonstrated the ability to achieve agreed requirements for services within the scope of the Institute’s policy and objectives during the period under review from 2013 to 2014.
The In-Country Seminar on Broadcast Management organised by AIBD in collaboration with Telekom Malaysia (TM) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 19 August 2014. The seminar was designed specifically for TM staff from sales, marketing, technical, customer care centre, officers and managers. The seminar aims to bring understanding the broadcast industry, especially to get a feel of developments concerning technology, business and regulation.
The presentation of the winners of the AIBD TV & Radio Awards 2014 was conducted at the Inauguration Ceremony of the AIBD General Conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 13 August 2014. The winners were each presented with a certificate, trophy and USD 500 as reward for their special programmes.
AIBD Director Yang Binyuan has briefed member countries on the accomplishments of the Institute during the past 12 months that included the successful implementation of 32 training activities benefiting close to a thousand broadcasters, and of the Asia Media Summit 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the 2nd International Conference on Broadcast Training in Kuala Lumpur.
Indonesia and Bangladesh have been re-elected President and Vice-President respectively of the 13th AIBD General Conference held on 14 August 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Re-elected by a majority vote, the two member countries will serve the body for an additional two-year term with effect from August 2014.
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