Current and past activities

The Ministry of Communication and Multimedia, Malaysia (KKMM), in collaboration with the Tun Abdul Razak Broadcasting and Information Institute (IPPTAR) and the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), organised the Seminar on Building Media Capacity to Cover Climate Change in Kuala Lumpur from 17-18 November 2014. Climate change is a global phenomenon with far-reaching ramifications, requiring action from a variety of stakeholders, such as policymakers, civil society and the media.

The AIBD/ABU Regional Workshop on Election Coverage was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 16 to 18 January 2018.

This 3-day workshop was aimed to enhance the skill set of the existing reporters for elections coverage.

To train the reporters and producers on elections operations and protocols during elections, while multi-tasking to increase work output without quality of work suffering during election coverage.

Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) organised a 5-day regional workshop on Engineering Fundamentals for Broadcasters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 04 to 08 December 2017. 

The workshop was specially designed for broadcast engineers and technologists who are at the beginning of their careers and working in the broadcasting organisations. 29 participants from 10 countries attended the workshop.

As the 3rd day begins for the AIBD/IPDC-UNESCO Regional Workshop ‘Connecting in a Crisis’ Radio, Social Media, Natural Disasters & Climate Change, the participants have had sessions touching on environment and climate change, health communication and audience mapping as well as session highlighting the online tools available for journalists.

The consultant, Mr Anthony Frangi, an award-winning Media and Communications strategist with more than 30 years' experience in media management, programming and presenting, journalism education and communication, highlighted on the importance of radio in a crisis situation and how to combine social media to create a wider network of connection.