The AIBD/Prasar Bharati/STI (T) in-country workshop on HDTV lighting was held from 17-21 June 2013 in New Delhi, India. It was organized by AIBD for Doordarshan TV station focusing on lighting techniques for HD production in particular for news and outdoor program production.

A seminar for broadcasters and media professionals from Southeast Asian countries was recently held in China, hosted by the State Administration of  Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and facilitated by AIBD. It was attended by 13 participants from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

AIBD together with the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT) oganised an in-country workshop on Creating Awareness on Green Living from 29 April to 02 May 2013 to train producers to deliver more quality content programming to create awareness on environmental degradation and the impact of climate change to communities through family-oriented programmes.

From 18 to 22 March 2013, AIBD organised an in-country workshop on Children's TV Programme hosted by Vietnam Television (VTV) in Hanoi. This activity aimed at providing the participants an introduction to children's perception of media, as well as an introduction of working methods to make them excellent media-workers with and for children.

From 4 to 8 March 2013, AIBD organised a workshop on Children's TV Programme for NBT in Bangkok. 19 participants from various regional stations in Thailand were split into three groups with the task of drafting three programmes for children: drama, documentaries and game shows.

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), and the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) jointly organized two day regional workshop on “Digital Broadcasting Implementation” On 4-5 March 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

A UNEP-AIBD workshop trains TV producers from the Asia-Pacific to spread awareness about ozone depletion and climate change. “Why don’t the greenhouse gases escape through the hole in the ozone layer?” asks an average TV viewer in a cartoon that first appeared in a US newspaper a few years ago. That question illustrates the confusion in the minds of many non-specialists across the world.

This international level workshop was conducted from 3 -11 Dec 2012 at the All India Radio-Staff Training Institute (Technical) complex in New Delhi. It was attended by 14 broadcast engineers and technical personnel from Bhutan, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria and Thailand.

The In-Country Workshop organized by AIBD for Vietnam Television (VTV) was held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 3-7 December 2012. The focus of the activity was to train VTV camera people on lighting techniques for HD cameras specific to indoor studio operations, in particular for news and game shows, and outdoor program production, in particular for news gathering and live events.

The regional workshop organised by AIBD and supported by the French Government and Canal France International (CFI) was held in Singapore from 4 – 6 December 2012 and attended by 13 participants from eight countries.