Preparations for the 37th Annual Gathering and 10th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings are in full swing. The GC 2011 will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from July 25-28, 2011, hosted by the Mongolian National Broadcaster (MNB).
Mr. Brahima Sanou, the new Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) has recently visited Kuala Lumpur, meeting with colleagues from AIBD and ABU on further strengthening the long-term partnership.
Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) has committed to support the Spanish Radio Academy’s proposal to UNESCO to establish a “World Radio Day” as part of the UN calendar.
AIBD Director Yang Binyuan says this initiative will reinforce radio’s critical role as one of humanity’s useful inventions for decades and the most universal media, free and accessible to the majority of the world’s populatio
AIBD, the Goethe-Institut, KBS and the Korea Foundation enabled producers and executives of broadcasters from nine Southeast Asian countries to meet in Seoul at INPUT 2011 in May, with the aim to improve the quality of the ASEAN co-production edutainment series “I Got It!” and to be inspired by new TV formats, challenging content and innovative technologies under the conference motto “Dare the Future”.
This year, the AIBD Radio Awards winners are:
REINHARD KEUNE'S MEMORIAL AWARD for "The Best Radio Programme Dealing with Forest Issues”
- Programme: “Mangrove, Wind and Tsunami Barrier in Baros”
- Directed by: Arlin Setyaningsih
- Broadcast by: RRI Yogyakarta, Indonesia...
AIBD is in its third year of being certified as ISO 9001: 2008 and ISAS BC 9001:2003 by the Media & Society Foundation in Switzerland. This reflects the Institute’s competency and credibility in pursing initiatives in media management systems.
The external audit was carried out at AIBD on 27th June 2011 as required by the certification process on the performance of the management system. The scope of the external audit was to cover all activities organized by AIBD with a particular focus on co-production activities, improvement actions since the last surveillance audit in April 2010.
AIBD took part in Broadcast Asia 2011 from 21 to 24 June in Singapore. The conference is in its 16th edition and gathers the industry’s leading broadcast players. For the first time, AIBD has been offered a booth at the exhibition.
During Broadcast Asia 2011, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended conference sessions and met participants and exhibitors at AIBD booth. It’s the first time that AIBD has had a booth at the exhibition and the organizer of Broadcast Asia 2011 offered it free of charge as the conference is supported by AIBD.
The call for entries has been sounded for the 23rd International URTI Radio Grand Prix.
Programmes from around the world are honoured with the Grand Prix based on the research efforts involved and their originality.
Each year, a different theme is proposed and participants are allowed to freely interpret the theme. The theme for this year's edition is poverty. Radio productions in their diverse forms - reports, documentaries, essays, fiction, sound composition, children's stories - are eligible for submission.
The news feature, “Energy-Efficient Refrigerators In Brazil”, has won the World Television Award 2011 in the Category Science/Environment for The Best Programme Protecting Ozone Layer And Combating Climate Change.
This programme was directed by Vanessa Fischer and broadcasted by DW-TV, Germany...
[img_assist|nid=1662|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=66]The Asia Media Summit has concluded in Hanoi, contributing to a growing consensus that it was no longer business as usual for broadcasters in the battle for attention that has become more intense than ever in the digital world.
In his closing remarks, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan said the Summit has helped raise awareness and understanding among broadcasters of new and innovative ideas as well as opportunities offered by technological advances and multiple delivery platforms such as the web, mobile, and social media that will expand their audience reach, address strong competition and improve their products and services as well as business returns.
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