General Conference

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 would have the opportunity to review the number of activities and projects that AIBD has implemented for the past year and also look into the future projects. Also discussed is the developmental needs of the member countries.

In addition to 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).

AIBD undertook 33 training workshops covering mostly areas dealing with TV and radio production, children’s programmes, disaster risk reduction and new media from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

Close to 700 broadcasters from Asia-Pacific benefitted from these in-country, sub-regional and regional activities.

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AIBD’s Executive Board (EXBO) proposed some approaches to beef up AIBD’s finances and identified training programmes to meet member countries’ needs.

In the 15th AIBD General Conference EXBO Meeting held in Tehran Iran on 25 August 2016, Mrs Dra Rosaria Niken Widiastuti, Director General of Information and Public Communication, Ministry of Communication, Information Technology, Indonesia, recommended to expand cooperation with international institutions for funding assistance.

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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.

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