Preparations for the Asia Media Summit (AMS) 2013 in Manado, Indonesia are in full swing to make sure that the 10th AMS will be a resounding success and a unique celebration of media and diversity under the theme of “Delivering on Broadcasting’s Future”.
AIBD was recertified as meeting the requirements of ISAS BCP 9001: 2010. The certification is valid until October 2015 which is renewable at the end of the three year period. The certificate includes AIBD’s quality management systems and its core activities in training, consultancy, publication, content production, and conference and workshop organisation.
Bhutan TV - BBS is one of the youngest TV stations in the world, established in 1999. The number of TV channels in many places in Bhutan, are as in the rest of the world - a lot of international channels via cable and satellite.
For BBS, it is important to create their own programmes for children and youth, which takes care of Bhutanese culture and language.In addition, BBS focuses on parenting programme.
From 8 to 12 October, I had the pleasure of giving a workshop in Thimpu for 10 participants from the staff of BBS.
The In-Country Workshop on Broadcast Management jointly organised by AIBD and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) was conducted as the AIBD office from 8-10 October 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
16 journalists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka attended the five day workshop on “Training of Journalists on Legal awareness in an Era of Media Convergence” from 23 to 27 September 2012 in Male, Maldives, hosted by Maldives Broadcasting Commission.
How do you design a training course on transmitter maintenance? An engaging group activity on digital modulation or parabolic antenna satellite tracking? And how do you make sure your trainees gain the knowledge and skills they need to apply on the job?
The Pacific Media Partnership Conference (PMPC) 2012 was held on 20 September in Samoa with the theme “Media and Society in the Pacific: Making a Difference”. More than 100 delegates from the Pacific region and around the world took part in the one-day conference.
The Institut Penyiaran dan Penerangan Tun Abdul Razak (IPPTAR), along with AIBD and UNESCO Malaysia (SKUM), completed the Regional Workshop on Convergent Journalism in Kuala Lumpur on 10-14 September 2012.
A first-of-its-kind workshop, which it is hoped will serve as a pilot to be replicated in other countries, was held on Understanding Links Between Ozone Depletion and Climate Change. Organized jointly by HUM TV, AIBD, UNEP, CBA and Ministry of Climate Change, government of Pakistan, the workshop was held on September 6 and 7, as a timely precursor to World Ozone Day which is celebrated on September 16.
The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) is advertising for the recruitment of the post of Programme Manager. Applicants can send their applications together with the required documents directly to AIBD. The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 October 2012.
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