Presentation of AIBD Awards Winners at General Conference 2016 Inauguration

The announcement and presentation of the winners of the AIBD TV & Radio Awards 2016 was conducted at the Inauguration Ceremony of the AIBD General Conference in Tehran, Iran on 25 August 2016. The winners were each presented with a certificate, trophy and USD 500 as reward for their special programmes.

Award winner Mr Jae Eung Jong, Director, Educational Broadcasting System, Korea

 

Some 50 full and affiliate members convened for the 42nd Annual Gathering/15th AIBD General Conference in Tehran, Iran on 26 August 2016.

The two-day meeting examined the annual performance of the Institute and future plans to respond to the fast changing media landscape in Asia Pacific. It was hosted by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).

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Iran was voted as the new President of the AIBD General Conference in the election held during the 42nd Annual Gathering/15th AIBD General Conference and Associated Meetings in Tehran, Iran on 26 August 2016.

Sri Lanka was elected as the Vice President of the General Conference, replacing Bangladesh.

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Broadcasters in Asia-Pacific need to adapt to changes driven by accelerating technologies and pervasive influence of modern media and social networks. They must, however, be wary of the authenticity of some information and news that broadband media generates.

Dr Ali Askari, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), delivered this message during the inauguration ceremony of the 42nd Annual Gathering/15th AIBD General Conference held in Tehran, Iran on 25 August 2016.

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