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Asia Media Summit 2022

Government of Republic of Fiji is parterning with AIBD for upcoming first-ever virtual Asia Media Summit from 23-26 May 2022.

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The Media cooperation exchange programme was held in Beijing, China from 23 to 28 August 2016.  The programme was designed for the technical and programme staff of Radio and Television stations from AIBD member countries. The exchange programme was supported by Beijing International Radio, TV, Film equipment exhibition (BIRTV).

The Media cooperation exchange programme was held in Beijing, China from 23 to 28 August 2016.  The programme was designed for the technical and programme staff of Radio and Television stations from AIBD member countries. The exchange programme was supported by Beijing International Radio, TV, Film equipment exhibition (BIRTV).

The exchange programme included a seminar, visit to different broadcast organisations and exhibitions. On the first day was the seminar and the participants were divided into two groups programme and technical. In technical group experts from media and broadcast industries gave an overview of Production and Broadcasting System of Digitalization and Networking at CCTV, Digital Broadcasting in China: Technology and Application, Development of CATV network technology and highly integrated automation playout system. Similarly in Programme group a creation sharing of “Forwards to the Future”, Internet + Broadcast what shall we connect, an introduction to CRI Film and TV Dubbing Services and Will new media replace traditional media, were discussed during the seminar.

The second day both groups visited BIRTV exhibition. The participants were given a tour by the BIRTV staff for the selected booths. BIRTV is China’s most prestigious exhibition in the radio, film and TV industry and a key part of China International Radio Film & Television Exposition. After the visit, a meeting was arranged with technical group and enterprises to discuss their products and services. The participants discussed and gather information about the products they saw at the selected exhibition booths. The programme group were taken to China International Film & TV Programmes Exhibition (CITV) and after the visit they had a discussion on the programmes with the exhibitors.

On the morning of the third day was a visit to China Central Television (CCTV).  The participants were warmly welcomed by the representatives from CCTV. Different studios from news to sports were visited and in each studio, the head of the department explained about their facilities. Participants were also excited to visit the new building of CCTV where they discussed with each departments expert. In the afternoon participants were divided into two groups, programme group visited China Radio International (CRI) and Beijing HualuBaina Film & TV Inc. (HBN) whereas the technical group visited Dayang Technology Development Inc, one of the largest broadcast solution provider. 

The last day participants were given an opportunity to visit the Great Wall located near to Beijing. Thirty-four participants from AIBD member countries attended the programme. Mr Rabi KC, Programme Manager, AIBD represented the Institute. 

The Fijian Government has embarked on a targeted program of improving service delivery to all citizens, utilizing    technology and implement e-government are key strategies for these improved services.

The Information Technology and Computing Services (‘ITC Services’) is responsible for ensuring the delivery of applications to meet Ministry needs, particularly with regard to the improved service delivery envisioned through technology and e-government along with the overall implementation and maintenance of the Government’s IT network, infrastructure and IT Policy.

The Arab State Broadcasting Union (ASBU) announced  it will continue to support the Asia Media Summit, 2017, the World Television Awards and pledged more Arab participation in the AMS 2017 to be held in May in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China.

Ms Moufida Limam, Chief, of the ASBU Director-General’s Office, Tunisia, made the commitment on 25 May 2016 during the 12th AIBD/ASBU/ABU Media Partnership Committee Meeting that took place during the Asia Media Summit in Incheon, Korea.

UN Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon expressed Tuesday his concern about the “increasingly restrictive environment for media workers in many countries,” saying that constraints on freedom of expression are shackles on progress itself.

“I will continue to urge all governments, politicians, businessmen, and citizens to commit to nurturing and protecting an independent, free media,” Mr Bank-Ki-Moon said in his message to some 300 broadcasters from Asia-Pacific attending the 13th Asia Media Summit (AMS) in Incheon, South Korea.

AIBD Director Chang Jin shared Monday some of AIBD’s future plans in his message to participants in the presummit event on ‘Drones for Content Production,’ citing new initiatives to better serve the Institute’s members and partners.

“We will continue to grow and sustain the Asia Media Summit, now on its 13th year. We will expand participation in this premier communication event not only from the broadcast media industry, but also from new media,” he said.