AIBD and RTB organised an In-country workshop on Public Service Announcements from 28 – 31 March 2018, at training centre of Radio Television Brunei (RTB), Darussalam Brunei. With 20 participating broadcasting professionals from the organisation, the workshop significantly focused on how to create impactful public service messages in align with human behaviors, cultural norms and verbal and non-verbal representations.

Abdul Warees Solanke is assistant director, Strategic Planning and Corporate Development (SPCD) Voice of Nigeria. He joined VON in 2005 after fifteen years in influential newspapers and broadcasting stations in Nigeria. At VON, he held positions as a Senior Editor, Special Assistant to the Director-General., Principal Editor, Assistant Chief News Editor, Head, VON Training Centre and was tapped into the new SPCD Department in 2014. A regular feature at AIBD and AMIC programmes, Abdulwarees holds B.Sc Mass Communication from University of Lagos, Nigeria and Master of Public Policy from Universiti Brunei Darussalam, through the UBD and CBA scholarship in 2007.

AIBD/KIBA  In-Country Seminar on IPTV Strategy -27 February 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The seventh edition of World Radio Day will be held on 13 February 2018 under the theme: Radio and Sports, with all radio stations, regulatory bodies and related organisations invited to celebrate radio and its contribution to democratic debate through information, entertainment and audience interaction.

The theme for the 2018 is timely for this year will see, momentous sporting events - events that have the ability to unite the hearts and minds of people everywhere. As such AIBD calls on radio stations in the region to showcase the beauty of sports in all of its diversity. World Radio Day 2018 will focus on the following UNESCO sub-themes: