The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), and the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) jointly organized two day regional workshop on “Digital Broadcasting Implementation” On 4-5 March 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
On this occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March, UNESCO joins forces with international and regional partners including AIBD to launch the annual Women Make the News (WMN) initiative under the theme, Towards a Global Alliance on Media and Gender.
The government of the Maldives plans to ban the import of HCFC-based equipment from 1 July 2014. Minister of State for Environment and Energy, Mr. Abdul Matheen Mohamed, announced this at the closing ceremony of a national media training workshop on ozone and climate held in Maldivian capital Malé on 28 February 2013.
AIBD is pleased to announce the Novotel Manado Golf Resort & Convention Centre, Manado, Indonesia, as the official venue for the Asia Media Summit, 29-31 May 2013. AMS 2013 delegates will also stay at the two other official hotels for the summit, the SwissBel Hotel Maleosan and Hotel Aryaduta Manado. Please note that delegates are encouraged to book their flights and accommodation early.
As part of an observation visit, a group comprising of members of the Board, Vice Presidents and Executive Officers of ACORAB in Nepal visited AIBD in Kuala Lumpur on 5 March 2013.
A UNEP-AIBD workshop trains TV producers from the Asia-Pacific to spread awareness about ozone depletion and climate change. “Why don’t the greenhouse gases escape through the hole in the ozone layer?” asks an average TV viewer in a cartoon that first appeared in a US newspaper a few years ago. That question illustrates the confusion in the minds of many non-specialists across the world.
The 1st International Conference on Broadcast Training (ICBT) has successfully concluded in Kuala Lumpur where we saw a diversity of sharing and engagement in understanding the impact of the evolving media landscape and in identifying models to build the training institutions of today and of the future.
Broadcasters in Asia-Pacific ended the two-day International Conference on Broadcast Training in Kuala Lumpur on 26 February 2013 by examining the demands of training institutions of the future. They identified measures to foster a performance driven culture that meets the demands of new media and social media and contributes to the company’s growth and sustainability, and increased customer satisfaction and contribution to society.
Mr. Murtaza Solangi, Director General, Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, says that for public sector media organizations to attract and retain talents, they should continue to promote the best creating systems for their upward mobility, create a system of rewards and appreciation, offer opportunities for building the capacity of the best and constantly give pat on the back of the best.
Mr. Wu Keyu, Director of Research and Development Department of Programming Office, China Central Television (CCTV), China today urged broadcasters to strengthen the new media features of TV programs and enhance audience interaction through the multi-media platforms to be able to build a bridge between television and new media.
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