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AIBD is pleased to announce that the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Iran will host the 42nd Annual Gathering / 15th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings. The event will be held in Tehran, Iran from 25 to 27 August 2016.

The venue for GC 2016 will be the Ibn Sina Hall of the IRIB International Conference Center. The official hotel for the event will be the Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel. AIBD will inform delegates regarding the hotel room rates in due course.

AIBD is pleased to announce that the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Iran will host the 42nd Annual Gathering / 15th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings. The event will be held in Tehran, Iran from 25 to 27 August 2016.

The venue for GC 2016 will be the Ibn Sina Hall of the IRIB International Conference Center. The official hotel for the event will be the Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel. AIBD will inform delegates regarding the hotel room rates in due course.

AIBD is pleased to announce that the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Iran will host the 42nd Annual Gathering / 15th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings. The event will be held in Tehran, Iran from 25 to 27 August 2016.

The venue for GC 2016 will be the Ibn Sina Hall of the IRIB International Conference Center. The official hotel for the event will be the Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel. AIBD will inform delegates regarding the hotel room rates in due course.

Delegates to the 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings elected through balloting China, Indonesia, and Korea as new members of the AIBD Executive Board (EXBO). Malaysia and Thailand were re-elected to the Board.

Completing the nine-man board are incumbent members Maldives, the Philippines, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Meeting after the voting, members of the EXBO elected Maldives as their new Chairman, while Indonesia and Sri Lanka were selected as its Vice Chairman.

Maldives was represented by Mr Ibrahim Khaleel, Managing Director of Public Service Media, who thanked members for their vote of confidence.

AIBD has successfully implemented its programme activities and initiatives during the last 12 months, notably the Asia Media Summit 2015 in Kuala Lumpur and the 27 training activities benefitting close to 700 broadcasters from 46 countries and regions in Asia-Pacific and beyond.

It has also pursued close collaboration with governments, international, regional and national broadcasting organisations, among them, the Tun Abdul Razak Broadcasting Information Institute of Malaysia (IPPTAR), Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, ITU, ABU, EBU, CCTV and FES.

Broadcast organisations need to catch up with trends in the fast-changing media landscape to be able to better serve its modern audiences, particularly young consumers of old and new media.

They must also pay special attention to their corporate social responsibility in educating their audiences, and promoting media ethics and media literacy in today’s digital world. 

AIBD will organise a Highlighting of Selected AIBD Award Entries during the 41st Annual Gathering / 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The Award winning entries and runner-ups in each category will be played during this special session, in recognition of their achievement and the high quality of the programmes. The session will take place from 1400 – 1600 on 18 August 2015 and is open to all delegates of the General Conference.

AIBD TV Award 2015 for the best TV programme on Encouraging Youth Empowerment:

AIBD Deputy Director Mr. Marcel Gomez paid an official visit to Chiang Mai, Thailand from 25 to 28 November 2014 for a site inspection and successful preparations for the 41st Annual Gathering / 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings, to be hosted by the Government Public Relations Department (PRD), Thailand from 18 to 20 August 2015.

Ms. Praphaisri Ketsawa, Director International Cooperation Division, led the PRD team comprising of Ms. Sirinapha Pansang and Mr. Worapon Mathurosmatanee.