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


The AIBD/ABU Regional Workshop on Election Coverage was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 16 to 18 January 2018.

This 3-day workshop was aimed to enhance the skill set of the existing reporters for elections coverage.

To train the reporters and producers on elections operations and protocols during elections, while multi-tasking to increase work output without quality of work suffering during election coverage.

Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) organised a 5-day regional workshop on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 04 to 08 December 2017. 

The workshop was specially designed for broadcast engineers and technologists who are at the beginning of their careers and working in the broadcasting organisations. 29 participants from 10 countries attended the workshop.

As the 3rd day begins for the AIBD/IPDC-UNESCO Regional Workshop ‘Connecting in a Crisis’ Radio, Social Media, Natural Disasters & Climate Change, the participants have had sessions touching on environment and climate change, health communication and audience mapping as well as session highlighting the online tools available for journalists.

The consultant, Mr Anthony Frangi, an award-winning Media and Communications strategist with more than 30 years' experience in media management, programming and presenting, journalism education and communication, highlighted on the importance of radio in a crisis situation and how to combine social media to create a wider network of connection.

AIBD in cooperation with FBC, hosted an in-country workshop on television promo production, from 25 to 28 September 2017, in Suva, Fiji. The workshop had 14 participants which included journalists, producers and editors from FBC and Fiji TV.  

The workshop started off with perception experiments where the participants learn to recognize different physical, cultural and emotional aspects of communication. Workshop experiments were selected carefully from well-verified and reputable studies in academic area, which were interesting enough to motivate participation.

AIBD, in collaboration with Lao National Radio, organised the 4-day workshop on new media, social media and radio production for staff from different media organisations in Laos capital Vientiane.

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).

AIBD and MRTV-4 organised an In-country workshop on Children’s TV programmes from 3 – 7 October 2016, in Yangon, Myanmar funded by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). With 12 participants from MRTV-4 attending, this workshop covered areas such as dramatic content in Children’s programmes, the cultural, historical and language representations.