The AIBD General Conference (GC) and its Associated Meetings is the annual official gathering of the Institute. The General Conference is open to member countries, affiliates, partners, observers and leading broadcasters by invitation only.
Member Countries, Affiliates and partners review the number of activities and projects that AIBD has implemented for the past year and also look into the future projects. Member countries also discuss their developmental needs to uplift their respective organisations.
Besides this, the AIBD Strategic Plan Team (SPT) Meeting and the Executive Board (EXBO) Meeting will also take place and look into the future major AIBD activities such as the Asia Media Summit (AMS).
The meetings of the Strategic Plan Team and the Executive Board are limited to members of the SPT and EXBO only.
President of the General Conference
(Representing the Government of the Republic of India)
Mr. Mayank Kumar Agrawal
Director General, Doordarshan, India
Vice President of the General Conference
(Representing the Government of the Republic of Philippines)
Mr Rizal Giovanni P. Aportadera Jr.
Director-General, Philippine Broadcasting Service
Secretary to the GC & Director (AIBD)
Ms Philomena Gnanapragasam (ex-officio)
Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)
Prasar Bharati India pledged to support AIBD lead sustainability action for Asia-Pacific broadcasters
During the AIBD General Conference that was hosted by Prasar Bharati in India from October 19 to 21, 2022, Mr. Mayank Kumar Agrawal, CEO of
AIBD General Conference Delegates visited Taj Mahal Hosted by Prasar Bharati in India
The Prasar Bharati India hosted a visit to the Taj Mahal as part of the AIBD General Conference 2022 excursion programme on September 21, 2022
India retains the AIBD presidentship for an additional year
The one-year extension of India's Presidency of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) was unanimously decided by the members presented in General Conference 2022.
AIBD honors its Patrons and Prominent members of 2021-2022
The AIBD Outstanding Awards were presented in New Delhi on September 19, 2022, at a glittering opening ceremony of AIBD's 20th Annual General Conference. The
The functions and responsibilities of the Executive Board (EXBO) are to assist the General Conference and the Institute matters like financial affairs, human resources, Institutional development concerned with organizational, administrative and management aspects and finally programme development.
Chairman of the AIBD Executive Board
(Representing the Government of the Royal Kingdom of Cambodia)
H.E Has Sam Ath
Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Information, The Kingdom of Cambodia
Vice Chairman of the AIBD Executive Board
(Representing the Government of The Republic of Fiji Islands)
Ms Tupoutua’h Baravilala
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communications, Fiji
Accepting the New Norm: AIBD held the first-ever virtual General Conference
9th December 2021 – The first-ever virtual AIBD General Conference (GC) and its Associated Meetings was held via Zoom platform. This was the first GC held after the
First-ever Virtual Executive Board (EXBO) Meeting
46th Annual Gathering / 19th AIBD General Conference & Associate Meeting 2021 8th December 2021 - AIBD held the first-ever virtual Executive Board Meeting. This annual
46th Annual Gathering / 19th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings 2021
46th Annual Gathering / 19th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings 2021 9th December 2021 (Thursday) at 2:00 pm Malaysian Time (GMT+8) The AIBD Secretariat is
STRATEGIC PLANNING TEAM
This team is formed during the General Conference to devise Strategies for AIBD future developments.
Chairman of SPT
Dr Kim Young Yill
Project Manager EBU & AIBD External Affairs
Korea Broadcasting System
Vice Chairman of SPT
Mr. Raman Kumar
Director, Global Outreach, Prasar Bharati, India
New Chairman and Vice-Chairman Elected for AIBD Strategic Plan Team (SPT)
AIBD Strategic Plan Team (SPT) elected new Chairman and Vice-Chairman during the last meeting held on 29th November 2021. 10 members from 7 countries participated
SPT Experts Group Meeting
For the first time since 1998 a strategic plan document is in the offing for the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD). It is being
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SPT Members Review AIBD’s New Strategic Plan
SPT Members Review AIBD’s New Strategic Plan Members of the AIBD Strategic Plan Team met recently on the sidelines of the Asia Media Summit 2018 in