In 2012, AIBD is to be re-certified for ISO 9001:2008 and ISAS BCP 9001:2010 to confirm the Institute’s competency and credibility in effectively pursuing initiatives in media management systems to achieve its policy objectives. The re-certification audit was carried out at AIBD on 27 to 28 August 2012.
AIBD has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Maldives Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) to provide consultancy and capacity building for MBC in its transition to Public Service Broadcasting. Under the MoU, AIBD assists MBC in organisational assessment, engineering audit, newsroom training and programme production.
AIBD has lost a prominent and competent media professional, and a dear friend, Mr. Manuel Gonçalves, who has died aged 57. Manuel Gonçalves was Vice-chairman and CEO of TDM in Macau from 1996 to 2011.
The Pacific Media Partnership Conference (PMPC) 2012 will be held in Apia, Samoa on 20th September. The theme for PMPC 2012 is “Media and Society in the Pacific: Making a Difference”. Four pre-conference workshops will be held from 17 – 19 September. The online registration for PMPC 2012 is now open. Delegates can register at: PMPC 2012 Online Registration
The conference is jointly organised by the AIBD, ABU, and Pacific Media Partnership. The PMPC is hosted by Samoa Quality Broadcasting Company Ltd. with Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) as major partners and supported by ABC, RNZ, SOPAC, SPREP, WHO and Australian Aid. More information on PMPC 2012
The venue of the Conference will be the Government Convention Centre in Apia, Samoa.
The 38th Annual Gathering / 11th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings in Kathmandu, Nepal, has elected Indonesia and Bangladesh as the new General Conference President and Vice President, and Pakistan as Chair of the Executive Board.
The 38th Annual Gathering / 11th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings, hosted by Nepal Television and Radio Nepal, from July 25 - 27, 2012 in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, has concluded with a great success.
The Inauguration Ceremony of the 38th Annual Gathering/11th AIDB General Conference in Kathamandu, Nepal on 25 July 2012 was marked with a call for AIBD to continue charting its unique course in serving its members and the larger vision of regional broadcasting development.
AIBD members met at the 11th AIBD Executive Board Meeting held on July 25, 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal during the AIBD General Conference. During the meeting, the Board unanimously elected Pakistan as the new Chair of the Executive Board.
The 28th Strategic Plan Team meeting was held on July 25 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal during the AIBD General Conference. The SPT was attended by 37 AIBD members, partners and observers.
Preparations for the 38th Annual Gathering and 11th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings are in full swing. The GC 2012 will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from July 25-27, 2012, hosted by Nepal Television and Radio Nepal.
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