Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in partnership with and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) held a media training workshop at the headquarters of Vietnam Television (VTV) in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 25 to 26 April 2017.

Twenty-seven participants from Vietnam Television (VTV) and Voice of Vietnam (VOV) attended the ‘In-Country Workshop on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management for Broadcasters’.

The In-Country workshop on Camera Control Unit (CCU) Operation was held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam from 25 April to 1 May 2017.  The workshop was designed for the technical staff of Radio Television Brunei (RTB).

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AIBD is pleased to confirm the following speakers for the Asia Media Summit to be held in Qingdao, China from 6 - 8 June 2017, and urge you to register online by 10th May 2017.

1. Speakers Confirmed

  • Ms Jiang Hua, Director, News and Media Division, Department of Public Information, United Nations
  • Dr Marielza Oliveira, Director and UNESCO Representative to the People’s Republic of China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia and the Republic of Korea
  • Mr Shantha Retnasingam, Chief, Section for Mobilizing Resources from Multilateral and Private Partners, Bureau of strategic Planning, UNESCO
  • Ms Valerie Cliff, UNDP Asia-Pacific Deputy Regional Director and Director of the Bangkok Regional Hub
  • Hon. Mr Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, Minister of Information, Bangladesh
  • H.E. Dr Pe Myint, Union Minister for Information, Ministry of Information, Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • Hon. Jose Ruperto Martin M. Andanar, Secretary, Presidential Communications Operations Office, Philippines
  • H.E. Afamasaga Lepuiai Rico Tupai, Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Indepenent State of Samoa
  • Hon. Abdullahi Majeed, Minister of State for Environment and Energy, Maldives
  • Hon. Ybhg. Dato’ Sri Dr Sharifah Zarah Syed Ahmad, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Malaysia
  • Hon. Dato’ Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
  • Dr. Javad Mottaghi, Secretary-General, ABU

    And many more..

2. Deadline for Registration for AMS

The deadline for AMS 2017 online registration is 10th May 2017. If you have not done this, please register online as soon as possible at the link here. Kindly note that Chinese Visa application may take at least 3 weeks.

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