Announcement

The ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium on Financing the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in ASEAN was held during 21 – 22 August 2017 in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

The ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium on Financing the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in ASEAN brought together senior representatives from governmental agencies of ASEAN Member States and China, ASEAN sectoral bodies, prominent think tanks and representatives of civil society, the ASEAN Secretariat, UNDP, the private sector and the media.

The ABU is seeking to recruit a high-calibre professional as a Director ABU Programming. The present Director ABU Programming will complete his contract with the ABU towards the end of 2017. Applications are therefore being sought to fill this important position.

This is one of the senior positions in the ABU Secretariat, reporting directly to the Secretary-General, and responsible for running all ABU Programming activities.

The statements below reflect the general responsibilities and requirements for the position but may not describe all work requirements inherent to the job

The ABU is seeking to recruit a high-calibre professional as a Director ABU News, starting in January 2018. The present Director ABU News will complete his contract with the ABU at the end of this year. Applications are therefore being sought to fill this important position with a view to having the new Director take over the role in January 2018.

This is one of the most senior positions in the ABU Secretariat. The Director ABU News is reporting directly to the Secretary-General, and is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the News Department.

The  14th Asia Media Summit (AMS), opened in Qingdao, China on the  6thof June, ended on the  8th of June.  With the theme ‘Media on the Frontline of Global Development’, the Summit focused on the many important roles media play in promoting sustainable development besides presenting dialogues and debates on a series of hot topics. Most importantly the AMS passed the Qingdao Declaration on Media and the World’s Sustainable Development.  Delegates to the Summit hailed it as a new starting point for efforts in promoting the world’s sustainable development, and further enhancing ties between media organisations in the Asia-Pacific region and those of the world.

China’s Vice Premier Madame Liu Yandong delivered the keynote address in the Inaugural Session, attended by more than 450 delegates including government leaders, executives and experts from media organisations in Asia-Pacific and the world. The summit also provided the platform for UN and UNESCO officials to deliver special messages from Deputy Secretary-General of UN Madame Amina J. Mohammed and Director-General of UNESCO Madame Irina Bokova.

Radiodays Europe, considered to be one of the greatest international radio conferences in the world, will take place in Amsterdam on March 19–2, 2017, in the RAI Convention Center.

The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), a Regional Inter-Governmental Institution hosted by the respected Malaysian government with headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the below mentioned position for a period of three (3) years: -

At the invitation of the Director of AIBD, Director General of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC), Professor Sunil Shantha  visited AIBD on 17th January. He is the newly elected Vice President of AIBD General Conference which was held in Tehran, Iran in August 2016 and will hold the Vice Presidency for a term of two years.

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AIBD officially announces for the first time the launching of AIBD mobile Apps on Asia Media Summit 2016. Delegates will be able to download Apps from 22 May 2016.
 
Dear AIBD Radio Members and All Members,
 
Re: World Radio day 2016
 
Please accept our warm greetings from the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD).
 
AIBD would like to request its member organisations to join hands with UNESCO to celebrate World Radio Day 2016 with the main theme of “Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster”.
 
The World Radio Day falls on February 13, 2016. UNESCO is suggesting that various activities be held and programmes be broadcast leading to the day.
 
UNESCO has given five key themes and 15 ideas to celebrate the World Radio Day 2016. We would like to request broadcast organisations to follow the themes and ideas, which is attached with this letter.
 
For more information, please visit www.worldradioday.org, which was officially launched on 18 January 2016.