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)
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
STRATEGIC PLANNING TEAM
This team is formed during the General Conference to devise Strategies for AIBD future developments.