The 4M Jakarta Forum, to be held from 23-24 September 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia will bring together more than 100 professionals from 10 ASEAN countries and Europe to discuss how online journalism is changing the way the general audience is interacting with information makers, the regional trends, limitations and possibilities. The pitch of the Forum is “Informing on the Web”.

The Regional Workshop on Social Media for Development was held on 30 June – 2 July 2014 in Incheon, Republic of Korea and was attended by AIBD Programme Manager Saqib Sheikh. The workshop was organised by the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) and was attended by over 40 experts in various fields of development, including the government sector, media broadcasting, disaster risk relief and reduction, agriculture and ICT. 

AIBD is pleased to announce the final winners for the AIBD TV and Radio Awards 2014. The final judging session took place on 14 July 2014 at the AIBD office in Kuala Lumpur. The winners will be awarded at the 40th Annual Gathering / 13th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings to be held in August 2014 in Cambodia.

The deadline for submission of the AIBD Awards 2014 has been officially extended to Friday, 11 July 2014.

We are pleased to present this opportunity to all AIBD members and affiliates. Supported by AIBD, this competition will provide the opportunity for your television and radio producers to receive international recognition for their work.

With more than 50,000 visitors coming from 100 countries and regions, the 19th edition of BroadcastAsia, CommunicAsia and EntrepriseIT 2014 was a real success.

Development Communication Society, Nepal (SODEC-Nepal), a forum of journalists and social scientists who believe in social transformation through development communication has become an AIBD affiliate member.